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The Speakers Who Weren’t

John Boehner successfully got his caucus together long enough to re-elect him as Speaker of the House on the first ballot, beating out Nancy Pelosi. We know what to expect from Boehner’s leadership (basically nothing — the 112th Congress was…

Breakfast in America: March 20, 2012

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Links: Dave Weigel jumps into the Alexandra Pelosi/Bill Maher controversy by pointing out that there really are a bunch of stupid voters. Mother Jones explores the NRA’s role in creating the legal structure responsible for the Trayvon Martin killing. TPM…