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Kevin McCarthy: Rowdy Democrats Broke Furniture, Insulted House Staffers During Anti-Gun Rights Sit-in

The House Majority Leader told reporters at a Capitol Hill briefing Tuesday that he and Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R.-Wis.) are working with the House Sergeant-at-Arms to catalog how Democrats broke House rules, broke House furniture, and broke a tradition of civility by their rudeness to House employees during their June 22 sit-in on the floor of the lower chamber.

Republican House Passes NCLB Rewrite With Support From Nancy Pelosi, Liberal Groups

During floor speeches, Republican lawmakers claimed the bill “reduces the federal role” in education – even though it extends federal oversight of education to formally include pre-school instead of only grades K-12. They also say the measure would stop the federal government from coercing states to implement the Common Core standards – a point that is hotly debated by conservative activists who say the bill actually cements the Common Core further.