Question of the day
Monday, May 12, 2014
* Last week, Rep. Mike Bost ran a local bill on the House floor…
* As it turns out, this was Rep. Bost’s final bill. Bost is running for Congress against Bill Enyart (who also traveled to Springfield to testify for the bill after it was bottled up by the House Democrats). Here’s Bost’s speech on his final bill…
And just in case you can’t watch videos where you are, he didn’t throw any papers in the air this time.
Bost has occasionally been someone of a lightning rod over the years, but he remains quite popular on both sides of the aisle. I covered his first successful race when he won a Democratic district in the 1994 GOP landslide. The HDems targeted him for defeat for years, but he always held on.
* The Question: Your thoughts on Rep. Mike Bost leaving the House this fall?