Border-State Lawmakers Looking for Distance From Leadership

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 15: New Democratic Coalition member Rep. Ron Barber (D-AZ) speaks during a news conference about the impending 'fiscal cliff' and other economic issues November 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. The coalition has seven policy committees that include Critical Infrastructure and Manufacturing; Education; Energy; Financial Services; Health Care; Innovation, Competitiveness and Tax Reform; and Trade. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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