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Boehner Plan Vote Delayed
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The House vote on the Boehner plan is delayed, though Republican leaders are still saying it will happen tonight. This indicates that they don’t yet have the vote to pass it. The Hill‘s whip count has 25 Republicans voting no, two more than Boehner can afford to lose if every Democrat votes no.

That said, we learned during the Obamacare debate — and frankly, the Medicare prescription drug benefit vote under the Bush-era Republicans — that party leaders can frequently bring one or two members into line if that’s what it takes.

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