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Is John Boehner’s job safe?

The Speaker is safe for now, but don't rule out a coup attempt.

  • Ryan Cooper
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  • Oct 16, 2013
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The debt limit timetable

Treasury tells Congress to get to work. If only House Republicans were ready.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Aug 26, 2013
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Immigration reform in the House?

Nothing is breaking the dynamic which has pushed congressional Republicans to oppose reform.

  • Jamelle Bouie
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  • Jul 30, 2013
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GOP’s “makeover” is purely cosmetic

On the same day as Eric Cantor's big "rebranding the GOP" speech, GOP leaders show no movement on three of the most pressing issues of the moment: Taxes, immigration, and guns.

GOP disarray over debt ceiling

Still more signs emerge that Republicans don't have the leverage in the debt ceiling fight they claim.

Republicans getting weak-kneed about debt ceiling fight

Still more signs emerge that the debt ceiling doesn't give Republicans the leverage they've claimed.

Weakened Speaker Boehner means tough governing road ahead

The narrowness of John Boehner's victory means compromise with the White House will be even harder.

Tea Party Republicans favor spending taxpayer money on anti-gay discrimination

How many supposedly fiscally conscious, Constitution-loving Tea Party Members of the House favor spending money battling DOMA?

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In (partial) defense of John Boehner

The problem isn't the House Speaker. It's House Republicans.

  • Jonathan Bernstein
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  • Jan 2, 2013
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