C&L's Top 50 Videos Of 2011: #21 Pete DeFazio Slaps Down GOP For Killing Youth Programs

You have to be a real C-Span junkie like Karoli to catch some of the fireworks that come out on the House floor. On what is basically like the congressional version of Open Mic Night in the House of Representatives, Rep Pete DeFazio decided to use his time to slap down the GOP's draconian budget cut proposals, eliminating small potato programs in terms of fiscal impact in favor of raising defense spending, without regard for the very meaningful impact these programs have on Americans.


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