Robert Costa (above) of the conservative magazine National Review says THIS in an interview with Ezra Klein of The Washington Post:


The thing that makes [House Speaker John] Boehner interesting is he’s very aware of his limited hand. Boehner doesn’t live in an imaginary world where he thinks he’s Tip O’Neill and he can bring people into his office and corral them into a certain vote. So he treads carefully, maybe too carefully. But he knows a clean CR [continuing resolution] has never been an option for him…


[T]here are 30 to 40 true hardliners. But there’s another group of ...

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Robert Costa (above) of the conservative magazine National Review says THIS in an interview with Ezra Klein of The Washington Post:

The thing that makes [House Speaker John] Boehner interesting is he’s very aware of his limited hand. Boehner doesn’t live in an imaginary world where he thinks he’s Tip O’Neill and he can bring people into his office and corral them into a certain vote. So he treads carefully, maybe too carefully. But he knows a clean CR [continuing resolution] has never been an option for him…

[T]here are 30 to 40 true hardliners. But there’s another group of ...

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