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David Obey, Maxine Waters Fight On The Floor Of The House Over Earmark

07/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Two Democrats got into a verbal altercation -- and according to one a physical one -- on the floor of the House on Thursday night over an appropriations earmark one was seeking.

After the House floor had largely cleared following a series of votes, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and Appropriations Chairman David Obey (D-Wis.) split apart from a heated conversation and began yelling at one another.

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