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Capuano's shot at Neugebauer

From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
Massachusetts Congressman Michael Capuano is known for his strong opinions.

And in a hearing on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, sitting about 100 feet from Randy Neugebauer -- the Texas congressman who shouted "baby killer" during Sunday's health care vote -- Capuano just couldn't help himself.

The Wall Street Journal reports:

"My emotions might overcome me and I might be tempted to scream out that someone, or something or some group of people might be a 'homeownership killer' if they got rid of Fannie and Freddie," Capuano said.

Neugebauer didn't respond to the barb, which caused a surprised gasp from both Republican and Democratic staff members, who briefly dropped their practiced straight-ahead gaze.