Report Threatens to Revive Scalise's Headaches

He was one of two Louisiana state lawmakers who voted against a formal apology for slavery in 1996, according to a Capitol Hill newspaper.

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, a Republican from Louisiana, listens during an interview in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Debt ceilings are hit because of spending problems in Washington and 'to increase the debt ceiling it ought to be tied to reforms that finally solve the spending problem,' Scalise said.

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House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was one of two Louisiana state lawmakers who voted against a formal apology for slavery in 1996, the Hill newspaper reported Tuesday. 

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