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View Diary: Willie Brown Style: Could Dems Elect a Civic-Minded, Ambitious, Less-Extreme Republican as Speaker? (53 comments)

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  •  Even after 1st Speaker election by new House (1+ / 0-)
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    Seneca Doane

    Still useful to have the Seneca option ready to go,

    in case Boehner resigns and/or gets challenged by another Republican, or in case 17 Republican Representatives indicate their desire to receive furlough from the lunatic asylum.

    A very brief Google search suggests that the Speaker can be removed in mid-session, although the credibility of this position is not immediately clear, because most of the hits are related to rightwingers fulminating against Pelosi.

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