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Harris questions Boehner in meeting
Harris questions Boehner in meeting

Rep. Andy Harris, angry over a newspaper quote in which an aide to the House Republican leadership described House conservatives as "fringe guys," laid into newly reelected Speaker John Boehner during a caucus meeting on Wednesday, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the private meeting. Harris, a Baltimore County lawmaker who is Maryland's only Republican in Congress, held up an article from Politico about Boehner's effort to punish GOP members who voted against him in Tuesday's leadership election. Twenty-five Republicans withheld their support for Boehner, who was nevertheless reelected by a wide margin. "We don't need these fringe guys...

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