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GOP Civil War Breaks Out On Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26:  U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a prayer vigile organized by the Christian Defense Co
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during a prayer vigile organized by the Christian Defense Coalition outside the White House September 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Cruz and members of the coalition called for the release of Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini from an Iranian prison where he has been held for over a year. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

In a sign of the increasingly fractious and dysfunctional nature of the Republican Party, a verbal sparring match took place on the floor Thursday between Republicans Bob Corker of Tennessee, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah.

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