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‘I think we can cross Boehner off the veep list.’


Today’s chat on MSNBC, discussing John Boehner’s veiled rebuke of Mitt Romney, the bad, bad day for the administration at the Supreme Court, and the likelihood of a 5-4 decision:

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Boehner’s comment, by the way:

A day after President Obama’s hushed remarks to a Russian leader sparked outrage from GOP circles, House Speaker John A. Boehner backed off the criticism, and suggested Mitt Romney should do the same, while the president is traveling abroad.

“While the president’s overseas, I think it’s appropriate that — that people not be critical of him or of our country,” Boehner said Tuesday.

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