'All you Republicans look the same' 

At least twice now during the House floor debate on spending cuts, Democratic members (it might have been Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Wash., both times, but the second one was off camera) have tried to object to Republicans speaking, on the grounds that they were speaking for a second time on the same amendment. Both times, the charge was incorrect. Just now, they apparently mistook Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., for Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La.

On an earlier amendment, Rep. Dicks mistook Rep, Lee Terry, R-Neb., for someone else who had already spoken.

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David Freddoso came to the Washington Examiner in June 2009, after serving for nearly two years as a Capitol Hill-based staff reporter for National Review Online. Before writing his New York Times bestselling book, The Case Against Barack Obama, he spent three years assisting Robert Novak, the legendary Washington... more
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