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GOP Caucus in DC Is 'Race No One Wants to Win'

But that could come back to haunt the candidates

(Newser) - Saturday's Republican caucus in Washington DC could very well be "the one race no one wants to win," the Wall Street Journal reports. That's because, as Politico notes, the remaining candidates have spent the campaign turning the phrase "DC Republicans" into a "campaign epithet.... More »

GOP Cabal Ready to Unseat Boehner: Sources

...assuming it can find anyone to take the job

(Newser) - Was the fiscal cliff deal John Boehner's last stand? Washington has long rumbled with reports that conservatives are ready to oust the House speaker, and now sources tell Breitbart that enough Republicans are ready to do it—provided they can find someone else to take the job. "At... More »

Dems Likely to Let 'Wayward' Lieberman Keep Senate Chair

Only token punishment for McCain support

(Newser) - Senate Democrats are likely to allow Joe Lieberman to retain chairmanship of the powerful Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee despite his vocal support for John McCain and repeated attacks on Barack Obama during the election, Politico reports. The Connecticut independent has threatened to leave the Democratic caucus and join... More »

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