The Winston Group is a strategy and research firm dedicated to making ideas matter.

RCP: Will Boehner’s Push-Back Continue into 2014?

by Lisa Mathias

Real Clear Politics writes about Speaker John Boehner’s recent comments pushing back on criticism from some conservative groups. Boehner also delivered those comments in reaction to the lack of support from such groups on the bipartisan budget agreement that the House passed. RCP turned to David Winston for some insight:

Longtime House GOP pollster David Winston said the speaker is establishing something of a new threshold for the legislative year: “If you’re going to walk in with a position, you have to have a strategy that is going to work,” Winston said. “What you’ve seen, there are obviously lessons learned in terms of the shutdown. … Part of that was the conference working though how to operate in the future.”

Read more: