— UPDATED: 10/27/15 5:36pm
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Your Petty House Of Representatives At Work (Updated)

Title XII of the budget "deal" includes some interesting language.
Your Petty House Of Representatives At Work (Updated)
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Yes, this is seriously in the bill that *Republicans want to use to wants to cut Social Security disability benefits and Medicare provider payments. Seriously.

That's right. We're paying these yahoos hundreds of thousands of dollars per year to designate an area of the Capitol the "Freedom Foyer" to satisfy petty little tea party autocrats.

*Edited for clarity after seeing the actual bill negotiated by the administration and Congressional leaders.

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