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John Boehner Faces Dilemma Over Spencer Bachus Insider Trading Investigation

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House Speaker John Boehner faces an ethics probe thanks to Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), who is currently under investigation for insider trading.
House Speaker John Boehner faces an ethics probe thanks to Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), who is currently under investigation for insider trading.

An ethics investigation of Financial Services Committee Chairman Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) has put Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in a politically tricky spot.

Years ago as minority leader, Boehner called on Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) to relinquish his Ways and Means Committee chairmanship during a high-profile ethics investigation.

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