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Boxer Blows Up on Senate GOP for Boycotting EPA Hearing

Environment and Public Works Committee chairwoman Barbara Boxer seethed over her Republican colleagues’ boycotting a hearing for President Obama’s nominee to head the EPA, Gina McCarthy, repeatedly calling them “fringe.” “This is outrageous,” Boxer said ”They’re fringe, they’re out of the mainstream, they’re trying to force their pro-pollution stance on the Obama administration.”

“Get out of the fringe lane,” she later exclaimed.


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