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Labrador-Simpson Feud Shows Dysfunction of Republican Party


January 17, 2013 RSS Feed Print


A little noticed press story that highlighted the internecine fight between two Idaho congressmen tells a big part of the story of today’s Republican Party. The headline in the Idaho Statesman, “Mike Simpson rips Raul Labrador for trying to oust Boehner as Speaker” only begins to tell the tale of life inside the House Republican Caucus.