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Communications Trouble

Roll Callincreasingly chaotic
"I'm whipping against the bill now," acknowledged Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), a Chief Deputy Majority Whip who also is a co-chairwoman of the Out of Iraq Caucus.

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At a Tuesday press conference following the weekly Democratic Caucus meeting, [Majority Whip Jim] Clyburn ... said Waters had not informed him that she is actively working against the spending bill. "I beg to differ that there's anybody whipping [against] this bill ... I think I would know if there was whipping taking place against this bill," Clyburn said.
Eve Fairbanks