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Friday, August 18, 2017

WASHINGTON — Democrats might defy a newly imposed ban on recording video from the floor of the House of Representatives, a rule change that Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver charges is aimed at punishing lawmakers like himself for staging a gun control sit-in last year. House Republicans voted on Tuesday to impose fines of $500 to $2,500…

IMAGE: A photo shot and tweeted from the floor of the House by U.S. House Rep. John Yarmuth shows Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. Joe Courtney (L) and Rep. John Lewis (C) staging a sit-in on the House floor “to demand action on common sense gun legislation” on Capitol Hill in Washington, United States, June 22, 2016.  REUTERS/U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth/Handout