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  •  There will be no deal unless Boehner is (2+ / 0-)
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    PrahaPartizan, drmah

    willing to lose about 100 members of his caucus.

    Further, affiant sayeth not.

    by Gary Norton on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 11:49:51 AM PST

    •  Needs to Play Hardball (2+ / 0-)
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      greendem, HappyinNM

      Boehner is soft and a coward.  If he were truly willing to play hard-ball with the Teabaggers through the committee assignment process, he might get somewhere.  Since he wants to be loved as well as respected, he will be neither.

      "Love the Truth, defend the Truth, speak the Truth, and hear the Truth" - Jan Hus, d.1415 CE

      by PrahaPartizan on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 12:32:42 PM PST

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