According to Sec. 3210(a)(6)(A), members of Congress may not use a congressional frank for a mass mailing within 90 days before an election. Given that this letter is dated Oct. 15, 2010, this letter definitely falls within that prohibited timeframe.
Reminds me of when one of his colleagues rambled on about how there are no rules governing the behavior of members of the House of Representatives, and that they make the rules up as they go along. Just think of it as Leona Hemsley, just with the power to enact law. Laws you got to follow, not them.
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