By using his take on the Hastert Rule John Boehner may have created a filibuster type situation in the House by giving the Tea Party minority the power to refuse to bring any legislation that they do not approve off. I know he finally did allow a vote but it had to come at the last minute when Boehner's back and the Republicans backs where against the wall. If he is serious about taking the power away from the Tea Pariy he needs to let the entire house vote not only the Republicans.

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