Are rumors that Boehner will step down related to this inter-party debate?
Paul Ryan's presidential prospects may have dimmed this week, but his future on Capitol Hill has never looked brighter. The budget compromise he struck with Sen. Patty Murray, which passed the House on a lopsided 332-94 vote Thursday, had conservative activists and outside groups howling. That might one day curb Republican enthusiasm for Paul Ryan the presidential candidate. But inside the dome, overwhelming support for Paul Ryan the policymakereven from those voting against his proposalarmed him with a major legislative victory and a reputation as a bipartisan consensus-builder. That means bigger things may be on the horizon. "Paul did astonishingly...
IIRC, Boehner announced earlier this week that he would be seeking reelection to his House seat.
posted on 12/15/2013 6:52:32 AM PST
Interesting that Boehner seemed to have a phobia about microphones until he decided to bash Americans of conservative persuasion. He might as well have been a deaf mute for all the commentary we heard all during the past year.
posted on 12/15/2013 6:55:54 AM PST
(We are seeing an interesting mixture of malice and incompetence at healthcare.gov)
posted on 12/15/2013 6:57:06 AM PST
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Both Ryan and boner need to take several courses in political strategy before they go up against the dems again,we keep getting our asses kicked.
posted on 12/15/2013 7:34:17 AM PST
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