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US Congressman Tom McClintock on challenges facing the GOP

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U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) (L) and Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) chat prior to a hearing before the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee April 10, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The subcommittee heard testimony on the government's capacity to prioritize its duties and continue to function if the U.S. Treasury reaches its statutory debt limit. Alex Wong/Getty Images

Republican Congressman Tom McClintock voted against sequestration and now his constituents are feeling its crunch with cuts to the FAA. He's also opposed the need for immigration reform.

A Martinez talks with Congressman McClintock about those issues and previews this weekend's convention of the California Republican Assembly, an activist group that bills itself as California's oldest grassroots organization and which Ronald Reagan once called the "conscience of the Republican Party," where McClintock will speak. 

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