Quick! What do 1994 and 2010 have in common?

Besides . . . lots?

In 1994, Dan Rostenkowski, then Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, was convicted of felony fraud charges. 

http://abcnews.go.com/assets/player/walt2.6/flash/SFP_Walt.swf

In 2010, Charlie Rangel, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, is found guilty of ethics violations. (And BO says it’s time for him to go.)

In 1994, Democrats were on the ropes after winning the House, the Senate, and the White House.

In 2010, Democrats are on the ropes after winning the House and Senate in 2006 and the White House in 2008.

In 1994, Republican conservatives ran a national campaign to win the House and Senate.

In 2010, Republican conservatives, bolstered by a massive grassroots movement, is running a national campaign to win the House and Senate.

How will it all end?

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