Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012 9:08 PM UTC
Report: Right wing plots coup to oust Boehner
The Ohio congressman's days as House speaker could be numbered -- and Tea Partyers appear to be keeping count
When members of Congress vote next month to determine who shall lead the House, odds are increasingly dim for House Speaker John Boehner’s hold on power.
Since the failure of his Plan B proposal for extending the Bush-era tax cuts for all but the riches Americans — those with an annual income of $1 million or more — pundits and pols have been raising the spectre of a new speaker of the House come the next Congress. The pundits, for once, appear to be onto something.