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Boehner Retaliation Haunts Republicans Who Defended, Voted for Him

House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to retaliate, or exact “revenge” as Politico put it, against at least two House Republicans who voted for a Republican alternative is haunting Republicans who supported him conference-wide and sparking a discussion in the party about the role Boehner should play as Speaker—and Republican members should play in challenging his authority.

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Boehner Wins Re-Election With Less Than Majority Of House

Only 216 Republicans voted to re-elect a humbled Ohio Republican Rep. John Boehner as Speaker of the U.S. House on Tuesday, as many Republicans voted for alternative candidates in the second organized attempt to unseat Boehner in as many speakership elections. A total of 25 Republicans in the chamber did not vote for Boehner, with 24 voting for alternative candidates and others who were not nominated and one voting present.

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Mississippi’s Chris McDaniel: Oust Boehner

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is calling on Republican lawmakers on Capitol Hill to oust Speaker John Boehner. McDaniel’s conservative ally in the state senate, Sen. Michael Watson, already called on Rep. Steven Palazzo to vote for a Republican alternative to Boehner.

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Congressman Poe on Speaker’s Race: ‘I Have Not Decided’

HOUSTON, Texas — Congressman Ted Poe (R-Houston) was on AM 1070 The Answer with radio host Sam Malone to discuss the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker’s race. He told Malone “I have not decided [on the Speaker’s race], if I had, I would tell you Sam.”

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‘Breitbart News Sunday’: The Fight to Defeat Boehner–Louie Gohmert, Ted Yoho, Pat Caddell

On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST, Breitbart News Executive Chairman and host Stephen K. Bannon will be with in studio co-host Matt Boyle to talk about the most important news of the week including the conservative attempt to unseat John Boehner as Speaker of the House, the Establishment’s backing of Jeb Bush’s presidential run, and much more.

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FreedomWorks Directing Calls To Congress Urging Boehner Ouster

The grassroots conservative group FreedomWorks is directing calls to Congress among its 6.7 million supporters nationwide, urging Republicans to vote out House Speaker John Boehner and replace him with a viable alternative. Several members have already publicly indicated their intention to vote against Boehner for speaker on Tuesday. They include Reps. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Ted Yoho (R-FL). Yoho also offered himself up as a potential alternative candidate to Boehner for members who think they need an alternative.

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Rep. Ted Yoho Joins Movement Against Boehner, Offers Himself As Potential Alternative

A third Republican Congressman, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), has joined the public movement against House Speaker John Boehner’s re-election. Yoho joins Reps. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) and Thomas Massie (R-KY) in announcing he will not be voting for Boehner on Tuesday—and Yoho also now is the first GOP member of the House of Representatives to announce he is willing to stand up as an alternative candidate to Boehner if no other alternatives emerge.

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Rep. Thomas Massie: Not Voting For Boehner On Tuesday

Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) issued a statement on Saturday detailing why he’s going to vote against House Speaker John Boehner’s re-election on Tuesday. Massie, who’s entering his second term as a member from Kentucky, now becomes the second Republican House member announcing the coming rebellion against Boehner.

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29 Conservatives Can Oust Boehner as Speaker

It would only require 29 House members to depose current Speaker John Boehner. With this leverage, conservatives could negotiate significant reforms from a successor who emerges on a second or third ballot, thereby restoring the mandate given to them by the electorate on November 4.