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House GOP Still Furious Over Recess Appointments

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House GOP Still Furious Over Recess Appointments

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House GOP Still Furious Over Recess Appointments

House GOP Still Furious Over Recess Appointments

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Republicans signaled at a House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday that they're still furious about President Obama's "unprecedented recess appointments" to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the National Labor Relations Board. A look at the broader controversy surrounding recess appointments — and what it might mean for nominees for the rest of the president's term.