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With bangs of gavel, Frank lays down law

Barney Frank was sitting in for Speaker Nancy Pelosi yesterday when Patrick McHenry asked about the minimum wage bill. Barney Frank was sitting in for Speaker Nancy Pelosi yesterday when Patrick McHenry asked about the minimum wage bill. (Chris Greenberg/Bloomberg)
By Rick Klein
Globe Staff / January 12, 2007

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WASHINGTON -- For 12 long years in the minority, House Democrats used the lazy hours of legislative debate to score political points on the ruling party, using procedural objections to make Republicans squirm before the C-SPAN audience. (Full article: 368 words)

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