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The Senate's Biggest Blocker: Dikembe Mutombo (R-Colo.)

Or as put it, "Who will veto Dikembe tonight?"

2:30 PM, Feb 27, 2010 • By VICTORINO MATUS
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From yesterday's issue of the Onion:

Sen. Dikembe Mutombo (R-CO) showed that he is still one of the most dominant big men in Congress Thursday, blocking a record 16 bills in one legislative session.... His biggest rejection came 20 minutes into the first half of the session when 5-foot-10 Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) had his Peace Corps Improvement and Expansion Act emphatically slapped away by a leaping Mutombo. Following the rejection, Mutombo glared at Dodd from the Senate podium and said, "Get that weak-ass legislation out of my house," in a yell that was reportedly heard in the top rows of the Senate Chamber.

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