John Boehner Survives Biggest Revolt Against House Speaker In 150 Years

John Boehner was reelected to his third term as House Speaker this week despite losing the votes of 25 House Republicans, representing the most opposition to a major party’s speaker nominee since 1860. What do you think?


“We all have those off days when our legitimacy as majority party leader is challenged.”

Philip Trask • Prop Assistant

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“The biggest defection since 1860? Well, I think we all remember how that turned out for Speaker William Pennington.”

Tess Parker • Clothesline Assembler

“One thing’s for sure: This is either a huge turning point or completely meaningless.”

Oliver Lutz • Product Reviewer

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