That's right. Insiders tell me that Mrs. Speaker has had it with the "one year" job J. Dennis told her he was committed to in 1998. One year was followed by one more year...
Then one more year. Then another.
Finally, Jean Hastert has made her agenda her own when J. Dennis comes home for the weekend. When he's home, she's busy.
"It's gotten so bad," one tells me, "that I doubt they even (brush elbows) anymore."