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Ezra Klein is questioning Boehner's survival as speaker:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2012/12/20/w...

Will Boehner’s speakership survive until Plan C?
By Ezra Klein , Updated: December 20, 2012

Has there been a House speaker in modern American history with less control over his members than John Boehner?

Over the past three days, Boehner has focused all attention on “Plan B”: an effort to strengthen his hand in negotiations with President Obama by passing backup legislation that would extend the Bush tax cuts for all income under $1 million.

Tonight, Boehner lost that vote. In a dramatic turn of events on the House floor, he...