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  •  This is the 3rd day in a row that the NYT has (0+ / 0-)

    quoted Boehner sources as saying that he is going to cave on the debt limit.  If Boehner were to break this promise or fail to deliver the votes (as he has many times) it would break him politically.  Right now he is the #3 person in the government but is disrespected widely.  Cruz runs over him and the WH/Reid dismiss everything he says.  The only way he regains credibility is by delivering on a clean CR and debt limit increase.  

    Once he gives up those levers, however, he will never be able to back to that well again, which is exactly the result that Obama wants to achieve.

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    by khyber900 on Sat Oct 05, 2013 at 12:32:49 PM PDT

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