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Dems, GOP edging away from fight over Reps. Greene, Omar

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - House Democrats and Republicans backed away Wednesday from a tit-for-tat battle over punishing firebrand lawmakers from the other party, setting aside for now a fight that risked inflicting political damage on each side.
The mutual reluctance to battle anew over statements by Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., reflects concerns that a partisan attack would only ease the headaches that each lawmaker has inflicted on her own party. Each side also worries that such a fight would give the targeted lawmaker fresh attention and bolster their already...
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