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  •  Right (4+ / 0-)

    They could, ahem, prevail upon him to resign. Also, if the dissenters controlled a majority, they could just use discharge petitions to circumvent the Speaker and move everything to the floor. They could turn the Speaker into a figurehead if they wanted to.

    But they don't. They want certain things to happen without them having to be responsible.

    •  They are way too disorganized... (2+ / 0-)
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      MichaelNY, JBraden

      From what I've read, the only reason Boehner didn't quit the job was 'cos he knew that the caucus was a complete mess.  He could at least mop it up a bit.

      GODSPEED TO THE WISCONSIN FOURTEEN!

      by LordMike on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 09:49:03 AM PST

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