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Rep. Slaughter Grills GOP Official Over Rule Change 'Atrocity' Rigging Govt. Shutdown

Rep. Slaughter Grills GOP Official Over Rule Change 'Atrocity' Rigging Govt. Shutdown

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MA) recently revealed that House Republicans had changed a rule effectively allowing only Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) to end a looming government shutdown -- but two weeks ago, it was Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) who had the foresight to grill the Rules Committee chairman for what she called an "atrocity."

Rules Committee Fun And Hackery

The list of amendments for Rules Committee consideration is now published. Of 90 proposed amendments, one belongs to Democrats. The rest are nothing m

RBC Meeting Over...

NY Times: After a nearly 10-hour marathon meeting of the Democratic party’s rules committee, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton came away with a total