House worker yells during vote, escorted away


In this image from House Television, with partial voting totals on the screen, a woman, at the rostrum just below the House presiding officer, seen between the "yea" and "nay" wording, is removed from the House chamber after she began shouting.
 
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote after she began shouting.
 
 
 

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