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Wasserman Schultz goes toe to toe with "Cheney's Cheney"

The Washington Post notes one of the key architects of the Bush administration's war policies -- vice president Dick Cheney's chief of staff -- had several "tense exchanges with lawmakers" including Florida's Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a member of House Judiciary subcommittee.

In a tense exchange with Wasserman Schultz, the Post writes, David Addington, dubbed "Cheney's Cheney," "asked sharply: 'Is there a question pending, ma'am?' Addington then began suggesting another line of inquiry, prompting a sharp argument. 'So I'm pretty clear on why I'm asking you the questions and which one I'm asking you,' Schultz said."

Sounds like it was quite a show.

The Los Angeles Times' blog credited Wasserman Schultz with nailing Addington as she asked him about his visits to Guantanamo, "asking whether he discussed interrogation techniques with officials there."

Read the exchange here.