In this March 29, 2012 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio takes questions during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
The Washington Post:
Time and again last year, House Republican leaders faced a nearly intractable opponent: the very freshman class that propelled them into the majority with the historic 2010 midterm elections.
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