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10/01/2013 06:54 pm ET Updated Oct 01, 2013

Eleanor Holmes Norton On Government Shutdown: D.C. Funding Vote 'Breaking My Heart' (VIDEO)

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) gave an impassioned speech Tuesday on how the government shutdown putting her "in an impossible position."

"Don't dare compare us to your appropriations," Holmes Norton said, saying the situation is "breaking my heart."

Watch a video of Holmes Norton's emotional speech above.

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