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Can John Boehner tame the House GOP?

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Before Republicans elected him the 61st Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner made a pitch to the GOP rank-and-file, coincidentally on his 61st birthday, Nov. 17, 2010. Choose me as your speaker, he told the group, “and I will return the House to the people.” “The House is going to work its will,” he said, promising no more back room deals. “It’s going back...