At the Lincoln-Reagan Day in Clarksville, the Speaker laid out her litmus test:
Harwell stressed the need for her fellow Republicans to "remain true to the principles of this party." She recalled sending a litmus test to House Republicans asking that they evaluate each piece of legislation on whether it stayed true to those principles — smaller government, business friendliness and educational reform.
And Rep. Stephen Fincher says the President is politicizing the capture of Osama bin Laden:
"It is shameful for him to take the credit when he bashes the military week after week, when they deserve the credit for killing Osama bin Laden," Fincher said to a round of applause.