National Party News

Boehner rejects Confederates in GOP civil war

Three cheers for House Speaker John Boehner, who had a very good week. He has declared his independence from the Tea Party and others who are the most radical wing of any major political party in more than a century.

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Boehner cracks the whip against the right

This was a critical week in the Speakership of John Boehner (R-Ohio). It was as good for his Speakership as his capitulation to the right before the government shutdown was harmful.

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Is Ted Cruz just another Bad Santa?

Apparently, the heavy burden of being exceptional to one another 24/7 is starting to take its toll on Republicans. But the Tea Party is possibly worse.

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