It’s a matter of the districts and zoning!!
Here’s why a large number of GOP House members cater to the Tea Party.
Their districts are gerrymandered enough so that they are reassured re-election unless there are primary challenges for those GOP members who don’t tow the “party line”.
Speaker John Boehner’s attempt to offer legislation that would alter the Senate’s expected deal on the debt ceiling and government shutdown has been met with resistance within his own conference, an all-too-familiar storyline for the Ohio Republican as he attempts to lead a remarkably fractious group of 232 GOPers. At the heart of Boehner’s problem — in this budget fight and in all of the major legislative fights so far this year — are a group of four dozen or so House GOPers who view any compromise on any issue as capitulation.
We have done a fair amount of work…
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