Henry Waxman: Esquire's New Pin-Up Boy

Esquire has named California representative Henry Waxman, otherwise known as the man who took Dick Fuld and his fellow Lehman-ites to task to what happened for their firm, as one of the 10 best members of Congress. (It’s part of a special Election 2008 feature, so don’t worry; they won’t put the sexiest staffer on Capitol Hill on an upcoming cover.)

Here’s why they think he’s such a star:

Someone must count the costs of this presidency, and Waxman has for years been the most consistent voice in Congress not just calling for Bush-administration malfeasance and constitutional vandalism to be investigated but — with his army of investigators — actually doing something about it. In that, he has been virtually alone.

Does he get your vote?

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