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Republicans deliver another
self-inflicted wound

Washington Post, by Dan Balz

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Posted By:Honeybadger, 8/1/2014 7:04:34 AM

Republicans may yet win the elections in November. They may end up in control of both houses of Congress come January. But in the final week before a lengthy August recess, they have shown a remarkable capacity to complicate their path to victory.The latest blow came Thursday in what has become predictable fashion: chaos in the House. Amid fractious infighting, House leaders abruptly pulled their alternative to President Obama’s bill to deal with the influx of Central American children crossing the border. What was said to be a national crisis turned into one more problem facing deferral. But there was

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Catherine, 8/1/2014 7:08:05 AM     (No. 9948966)

The GOP has learned nothing after losing the last two elections. They will lose a third if they don´t get their behinds in gear.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: miceal, 8/1/2014 7:29:10 AM     (No. 9948992)

Please...the Republican Party does not need advice from the Washington Compost......

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 8/1/2014 7:34:09 AM     (No. 9949002)

Thanks fer tha advice...Dan NoBalz.
Typical dumbass DC toilet sniffer.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: arkfamily, 8/1/2014 9:56:47 AM     (No. 9949223)

Nice try, Dan Balz, but I don´t buy what you´re selling. This is not a self-inflicted wound. This is a response to what the media, Democrats, and Obama are trying to create or cover up because of the ineptness of this President.

You see, Republicans know they are being blamed and bashed by Obama and Democrats so they try to put something together to respond to this crisis inflicted by Obama. I call it falling into their trap.

The House of Representatives know that in order to get something through it has to be palatable for Harry Reid and not much gets past him. They are between a rock and a hard place.

I am absolutely sick of the blame being placed on Republicans whether it be John Boehner, John McCain, Lindsey Graham, or whoever. They want to get results but they are in an environment where nothing will get done unless everyone bends over. Sorry for the bluntness.

So Dan, guess what? This reference of "path to victory" is bogus. More like Obama wants everything he can from the taxpayers. So he can spend more and he wants Congress to bend to his every whim.

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