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Roll Call, an online publication about government and politics in Washington, D.C., recently featured an article titled “Spending Standoff Keeps NIH Chimps in Lockdown.”

chimpWhile someone might automatically assume that this refers to monkeys used for experimental purposes in the research laboratories of the National Institutes of Health, is it possible that Roll Call was actually describing the House of Representatives’ Republican caucus?