Fight over whether congressmen are allowed to blog
Story here. A Congressman is using Twitter and posting videos, and this revolutionary approach to communicating with Americans is causing a stir:
"Culberson's actions have put him in possible violation of House rules that appear to ban blogging or other work-related activities on non-House Web sites.
Current rules "have been interpreted to prohibit (House) members from posting official content outside of the House.gov domain," Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass., chairman of the Congressional Commission on Mailing Standards, better known as the franking committee, wrote in a report late last month."