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'''David Ross "Dave" Obey''' (pronounced Obie) (born October 3, 1938) is a [[Democratic]] member of the United States House of Representatives from [[Wisconsin]]'s 7th congressional district. He is currently the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and one of the most [[liberal]] members of Congress. On March 9, 2007, a video was posted on YouTube of Congressman Obey arguing with proponents of defunding the Iraq War about their position on how to end the war. He angrily referred to them as "idiot liberals" and said that there "smoking something that ain't legal."  
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'''David Ross "Dave" Obey''' (pronounced Obie) (born October 3, 1938) is a [[Democratic]] member of the United States House of Representatives from [[Wisconsin]]'s 7th congressional district. He is currently the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and one of the most [[liberal]] members of Congress. On March 9, 2007, a video was posted on YouTube of Congressman Obey arguing with proponents of defunding the Iraq War about their position on how to end the war. He angrily referred to them as "idiot liberals" and said that they are "smoking something that ain't legal." Obey has also been in the news regarding the ongoing battle in the House of representatives to abpolish the practice of earmarks.  Like most politicians, Obey favors the practice and fights earmark crusaders every step of the way.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:03, 19 July 2007

David Ross "Dave" Obey (pronounced Obie) (born October 3, 1938) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 7th congressional district. He is currently the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and one of the most liberal members of Congress. On March 9, 2007, a video was posted on YouTube of Congressman Obey arguing with proponents of defunding the Iraq War about their position on how to end the war. He angrily referred to them as "idiot liberals" and said that they are "smoking something that ain't legal." Obey has also been in the news regarding the ongoing battle in the House of representatives to abpolish the practice of earmarks. Like most politicians, Obey favors the practice and fights earmark crusaders every step of the way.