Peering into the fog of the run-up to this House vote this evening, it’s actually not clear Speaker Boehner has the votes to get his debt plan through the chamber. The operating assumption most of today has been that he’ll find the votes one way or the other. And that may still bear out. But it’s not a certainty.
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