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Democrats complain about presence of debt clock on Capitol Hill [VIDEO]

Posted By yihan On February 27, 2013 @ 11:45 am In Money Watch,Tile | Comments Disabled

Alex Pappas
The Daily Caller [1]
February 27, 2013

Some members of Congress apparently don’t like to be reminded about how much debt the country continues to rack up.

During a House Financial Services Committee hearing Tuesday on the budget, two Democrats complained after House Financial Services Committee chairman Jeb Hensarling instructed that two monitors in the hearing room display a real-time running national debt clock.

California Rep. Maxine Waters and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison both issued complaints about the displays, according to video of the hearing.

“Clearly it is a political prop designed to message ideologically,” Ellison said.

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