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Stenographer Removed For Shouting On House Floor (VIDEO)

10/16/2013 10:56 pm ET | Updated Oct 17, 2013

A shouting stenographer was removed from the House floor as lawmakers voted on a deal to reopen the government and avoid a debt crisis.

The stenographer began shouting as the the House approved the number of votes needed to pass the bill. According to reporters, she was yelling about God and Freemasons:

See a video of the incident here.

And listen to audio of the incident below, from Public Radio International's Todd Zwillich:

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