House Republicans Call the Vet to Avoid Another Shutdown

Leaders hope Representative Ted Yoho's proposal can pacify a caucus seething over President Barack Obama's immigration actions.

Tea Partier and veterinarian Freshman CongressmanTed Yoho (R-FL) works with staff in his office on Capitol Hill Thursday October 3, 2013.

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House Speaker John Boehner and his fellow Republican leaders are turning to large-animal veterinarian and Tea Party darling Ted Yoho to help avoid a second government shutdown in as many years.

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