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Congress: Acrimony for the obscure

— "Partisan acrimony reached one of the most obscure outposts of the federal government on Thursday, when House GOP leadership voiced its opposition to a Democratic nominee to the Election Assistance Commission," Roll Call writes. "In a statement, House Minority Leader John Boehner (Ohio) criticized the White House for nominating House Administration Committee aide Tom Hicks to the EAC last week without including a GOP counterpart."