GOP friction: Boehner takes on right-flank groups that say he's just not conservative enough

  • Article by: ANDREW TAYLOR , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 12, 2013 - 4:50 PM

WASHINGTON — After years of bitter friction within Republican circles, House Speaker John Boehner is lashing out against hard-line conservative and tea party groups — the latest GOP establishment figure to join the increasingly public battle roiling the party.

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teaqaedaDec. 12, 13 1:49 PM

Welcome to the beginning of the end of the GOP. The Tea Party will burn the entire house down to the ground!

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theagonybhoDec. 12, 13 5:35 PM

The Tea Party may not like everything about the deal but also knows Obama is on the ropes and punching wildly. Pass the bill and all the attention is on Obama and back to hammering the ACA and campaigning on the collateral damage. With the feds cutting back on the stimulous, interest rates will rise, stocks will drop, there will be less hiring 2014 will be a nightmare for the Dems.

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adliblogDec. 12, 13 7:57 PM

2014 will be a nightmare for the Dems. *** No unemployment extensions passed and yet the GOP is praying for widespread joblessness to plague Obama? What a paradox! The RW wants what's bad for US ...for our own good. What's that mean? Well, it means the two political polarities define "us" differently for starters.

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