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Last year, when former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fort Pierce, was found to be sending nasty emails to pages in the U.S. House, Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite was quick to criticize the system for failing protect the teens.

Now she'll share in that responsibility.

House Minority Leader John Boehner has appointed Brown-Waite, R-Brooksville, to fill the final spot on the House Page Board, which oversees the page program.

In the wake of the Foley scandal, the House voted to expand the Page Board to four House members, giving equal representation to Democrats and Republicans. It also added a parent member.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:28pm]


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