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Commentary: Ilhan Omar is reminding House Democrats how hard it is to be in charge

This week House Democrats took up what may be the most important government-reform effort in decades - HR 1, a package of anti-corruption proposals - and buried it under an avalanche of hot takes about anti-Semitism.

To paraphrase "Hustle & Flow," it's hard out here for a majority.

All you liberals who delighted at the many times Republican Speakers John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) were undermined by uncompromising fringe

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