Boehner Beats Back Dissent to Reclaim House Speaker Post

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Rep. John Boehner. Photo by Gage Skidmore
Post ID: 3173 | POSTED ON: Jan 06, 2015


WASHINGTON, DC — John A. Boehner beat back a challenge to his speakership on Tuesday from restless conservatives as Republicans assumed control of both houses of Congress for the first time in eight years. The dissent from the right wing illustrated how challenging the next two years could be for Republicans, who now own the political liability that comes with being in charge on Capitol Hill at a time when dismayed voters are more likely than ever to turn on the party in power…READ MORE

Source : New York Times






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