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Pramila Jayapal vs. Joe Biden

Mon Jan 09 16:07:07 EST 2017 | The Seattle Times
  Newly elected U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, in a fit of folly that almost makes one long for “Baghdad” Jim McDermott, has introduced herself to the nation by engaging in a futile, against the rules attempt to thwart the official reporting of the Electoral College vote which in full accordance with the Constitution selected Donald Trump as the 45 President of the United States. Her behavior will do nothing to heal the political divide or help Congress perform the work they are supposed t..

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Pramila Jayapal vs. Joe Biden
-The Seattle Times
  Newly elected U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal, in a fit of folly that almost makes one long for “Baghdad” Jim McDermott, has introduced herself to the nation by engaging in a..
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