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How The GOP's Kamikaze Club Hijacked John Boehner

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JOHN BOEHNER
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, walks to a house republican meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, September 30, 2013. The Senate is expected to reject decisively a House bill that would delay the full effect of President Obamas health care law as a condition for keeping the government running past Monday, as Senator Harry Reid, the Democratic majority leader, expressed confidence that he had public opinion on his side. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM | Getty

Right-wing groups, tea party back-benchers, and the Koch network plotted and pushed the House speaker to this breaking point—and he hasn't fought back.

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