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Bill Straub: Sending out condolences to Hal Rogers, holder of the worst job in Washington

WASHINGTON – It’s long past time to extend condolences to U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, who holds perhaps the worst job in all of Washington D.C. – a town with an untold number of terrible jobs.   Rogers, R-Somerset, is chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, a panel that usually carries the adjective “powerful’’ in front of its name. Appropriations essentially is the congressional...