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Bloomberg: Boehner to Regain Speakership as Party Decries Tax Vote

by Lisa Mathias

Today’s Bloomberg features a story on the probability that John Boehner will have a 2nd term as Speaker of the House, even as division within the Republican Party continues among the GOP’s failure to prevent tax cuts for higher-income earners in the bill recently passed in the House to address the fiscal cliff. David Winston explains one reason why the GOP was at a disadvantage:

“When you don’t argue the point at all, the other side wins,” said David Winston, a Republican strategist and adviser to Boehner. “The president went into this debate coming out of this campaign with the upper hand because no one had made an argument.”

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