'Baby Killer' Rep. Gets Razzed on House Floor

Democratic lawmaker jokes about 'homeownership killer' bill
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 23, 2010 1:00 PM CDT
Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Mass.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Randy Neugebauer can’t catch any slack after copping to his “baby killer” outburst in the House. Today, Massachusetts Democrat Michael Capuano aimed a jab during a hearing on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. “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,” he said. Neugebauer, a Texas Republican, didn’t budge, the Wall Street Journal reports, but others gasped.

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