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President Obama speaks on raising the minimum wage at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut, March 5, 2014.
President Obama speaks on raising the minimum wage at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut, March 5, 2014.

“They’ve distorted this man’s good name in an attempt to score points politically and block confirmation of a faithful defender of voting rights, which the Republicans do everything they can not to protect,” said Senator Harry Reid Wednesday, read more here.

Cummings called Issa's actions "un-American," watch the confrontation here.

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