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Dreier out?

Shades of Speaker Livingston. Will Dreier ascend? Cold hand of James Dobson grips the House.

DeLay is out as Majority Leader -- at least temporarily. And Hastert plans to recommend Rep. David Dreier (R-CA) as his replacement. Why Dreier? Because DeLay plans on coming back. If DeLay lets someone into the job who actually has the juice to hold it, he might never get it back. That's why the logical person on the totem pole, Majority Whip Roy Blunt, is staying right where he is.

DeLay steps down as Majority Leader. 'DeLay Rule' would have come in handy.

So let's see.

House Majority Leader Indicted for Criminal Conspiracy.

Senate Majority Leader the target of an increasingly serious probe of potential insider trading.

Rumors of October Rove indictment in the Plame case.

Is this a problem yet?

Never rains but it pours ... DeLay indicted on one count of criminal conspiracy.