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Well, that's what ThinkProgress is now reporting.

RT @thinkprogress: UPDATE: 26 House GOPers oppose Boehner plan. Headed toward failure if positions hold.
6 minutes ago

Clicking on the link, the timestamp is 10:57 AM. Earlier today, however, when this was posted, the number was only 23. Look at the recent updates, which seem to suggest that Boehner's plan might not even pass.

The three most recent updates:

The Hill is also reporting that Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) is also leaning no on the Boehner plan.
The Texas Tribune reports that Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) is also leaning no on the Boehner plan .
Dan Boren (D-OK), a Democratic House member who voted for Cut, Cap and Balance, will vote no on the Boehner plan. ThinkProgress confirmed his position with his office. Additionally, Greg Sargent of the Washington Post says no democrats will vote for the bill.

These updates were not there when I checked about an hour ago. A failure of the Boehner plan would have massive political ramifications, and just might mean that Reid's plan (already a watered down compromise, yes, but better than compromising again) might get some life to pass. Republicans, or at least the ones with a bit of sanity left, will not allow the country to fail with the blame squarely on their party.


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