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John Boehner’s latest strategy — to push through a series of partial government funding bills — is falling apart. The first bill, to restore veterans benefits, just failed to muster a two-thirds majority needed to pass.

Whelp, all three partial spending bills failed.

Back to the drawing board for Boehner and Co. Also for Cruz, Lee and company — who were quick to encourage this strategy and claimed credit for it.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.

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