House rabble-rouser finds his inside voice

(Melina Mara / The Washington Post)

At the center of the swirling debate over funding the government and arming Syrian rebels stands House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, whose rise to power reflects the challenge facing GOP leaders seeking to bring unity to a traditionally rancorous caucus, just weeks before the midterm elections.

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