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McCain: House Is "Almost Under Autocracy" With Speaker Pelosi

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During an appearance on a local radio station in Phoenix, AZ this morning, a caller asked Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) when Republican leaders were going to emerge in Congress to "wake the American people up" to the "cap-and-tax" bill. "Why can't we get the House members and the Senate members to just walk out on what the Democrats are doing?" the caller asked. In response, McCain said that the GOP lawmakers -- particularly his House colleagues -- have to stay and fight, even though they are working under Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-CA) authoritarian rule.

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