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Conservatives Kicked Off Budget Committee to "Get a Deal"

wmou Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 12:54 PM
Conservatives have no power in the republican party. They are a small minority.
Ms Kelly Wrote: Dec 04, 2012 1:48 PM
A minority that the GOP can not win an election without. The conservatives that stayed home out of disgust with the candidate is the primary reason Obama got reelected.

It's official. Two of the most conservative Republicans in the House have been kicked off of the House Budget Committee by Speaker John Boehner.

Representatives Tim Huelskamp of Kansas and Justin Amash of Michigan - both favorites of the anti-tax Tea Party movement - are among those Republicans voting most often against House Speaker John Boehner.

Huelskamp and Amash, who both will begin second terms in the House next month, voted against last year's deal to raise the federal debt limit and staunchly oppose any tax increases. Boehner has now included new revenue in...