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Question: Will John Boehner be Speaker of the House someday?
Yes   -15 (29.4%)
No   -32 (62.7%)
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« on: November 08, 2009, 08:30:24 pm »
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Not necessarily in 2010, but someday in the foreseeable future. I say yes.
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« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009, 08:34:29 pm »
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No. He won't even be minority leader.
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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2009, 12:13:38 pm »
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If the republicans win the presidency in 2012, John Boehner will be Speaker of the House.  Barring that scenario, no.
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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2009, 01:58:43 pm »
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NO! People like both Reid and Pelosi more than him. That says alot.
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2009, 02:47:58 pm »
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Yes.
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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2009, 02:53:16 pm »
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Nah I believe the next Republican Speaker will be Cantor.
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2009, 07:55:30 pm »
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No. The Republicans won't gain control of the House in his time.
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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2009, 07:58:04 pm »
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Nah I believe the next Republican Speaker will be Cantor.

and if not him, Mike Pence.
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« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2009, 08:24:44 pm »
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yes, Cantor or Pence seem more likely. AIPAC would certainly be influential and pulling for Cantor.
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« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2009, 10:43:55 am »
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I sure hope not.  Boehner is a terrible leader.
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« Reply #10 on: November 11, 2009, 01:33:20 pm »
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Not going to happen -if (as seems likely at this point) the GOP fails to take control of the House in an election year that couldn't be more favorable to them, he will be forced out of his leadership position.  This should clear the way for Mike Pence or Eric Cantor to take over.  
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« Reply #11 on: November 11, 2009, 02:43:19 pm »
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Democrats have 258 seats- they need to lose 41 seats in order for John Boehner to be Speaker or House.
Democrats will pick up  Republican seats in
1)DE-AL(OPEN-Castle-R)- John Carney-D.
2)IL-10(OPEN-Kirk-R)- Dan Seals or Julie Hamos-D.
3)LA-2(Cao-R)
4)PA-6(OPEN-Gerlach-R)- Doug Pike-D.
That means Democrats have to lose 45 seats for John Boehner to be Speaker of House.
1)AL-2(Bright-D)
2)AL-5(Griffith-D)
3)FL-8(Grayson-D)
4)ID-1(Minnick-D)
5)LA-3(OPEN-Melancon-D)
6)MD-1(Kravitol-D)
7)MI-7(Schauer-D)
8)MS-1(Childers-D)
9)NH-2(OPEN-Hodes-D)- If it is a matchup between Bass vs Swett.
10)NM-2(Teague-D) vs Pearce-D
11)NY-20,NY-23,NY-24,and NY-29- will be GOP pickups if Paterson-D is the Democratic nominee for Governor.
12)OH-15(Kilroy-D)
13)VA-2(Nye-D)
14)VA-5(Perreillo-D).
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« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2009, 03:21:49 pm »
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I don't see Boehner holding onto to the Leadership position until at least 2015, so No.  The next Republican Speaker will probably be Mike Pence.
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« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2009, 10:13:44 pm »
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No.  I sure hope not.
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« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2009, 12:21:17 am »
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Nah, he won't be there long enough to see the GOP take back the House.
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« Reply #15 on: November 14, 2009, 12:37:42 am »
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No, Republicans aren't taking the House in 2010, and probably not in 2012. I think that they'll take it in 2016, by which time it will be Pence or Cantor.
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« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2009, 01:12:26 am »
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Nah, he won't be there long enough to see the GOP take back the House.
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« Reply #17 on: November 15, 2009, 03:30:53 pm »
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I don't even see him staying on as minority leader for too much longer, but that's just me.
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« Reply #18 on: November 15, 2009, 04:15:26 pm »
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no, it would more likely be Cantor
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« Reply #19 on: November 15, 2009, 05:43:32 pm »
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Boehner will be luckily to remain leader of the Republicans. I except a challenge from Eric Cantor or Mike Pence.
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« Reply #20 on: November 15, 2009, 09:15:21 pm »
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Probably not. If he had won the health care bill possibly, but he didn't
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