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Last night on CNBC, I previewed today’s House leadership election. Speaker Boehner is expected to win the gavel, even though some activists have been pushing for a revolt. Though Boehner had several struggles with his caucus during the fiscal-cliff debate, most members are not eager to oust him.


Robert Costa — Robert Costa is National Review's Washington editor and a CNBC political analyst. He manages NR's Capitol Hill bureau and covers the White House, Congress, and national campaigns. ...

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