Kathryn Pearson

Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota

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Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota

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House Speaker John Boehner has said that taking control of Congress was "the first big adult moment" in years for the Republican Party.

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House Speaker John Boehner has said that taking control of Congress was "the first big adult moment" in years for the Republican Party.

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House Speaker John Boehner has said that taking control of Congress was "the first big adult moment" in years for the Republican Party.

Can Republicans Keep Their Party Together?

House Speaker John Boehner has said that taking control of Congress was "the first big adult moment" in years for the Republican Party.

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