The double-defectors

It’s worth noticing – that already twice after the elections the House of Representatives has passed big bipartisan bills, and left the wackos out in the cold.

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The Cloakroom:

As we noted earlier, the House of Representatives has already twice passed legislation this year in violation of the “Hastert Rule.”

The GOP leadership needed a majority of Democrats to pass legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff and to provide Hurricane Sandy relief aid to impacted communities. Between those two high-profile votes, there were 29 House Republicans who broke with the majority of their caucus and joined Democrats to pass the bills.

These 29 “double-defectors” could be considered prime targets for GOP primary challengers, likely with support from Tea Partiers and other fiscal…

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