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Matt Drudge Predicts Pelosi Will Be Next Speaker

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Current House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has seen his influence questioned repeatedly throughout the budget and debt limit showdowns. His clout took another hit on Tuesday after conservatives in his caucus shot down his proposals to raise the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown.

President Barack Obama said Tuesday that Boehner "can't control his caucus." Pelosi has said previously that Boehner would be dubbed "the weakest speaker in history" if he were a woman.

An influential figure on the right, Drudge has turned a critical eye on Republicans as of late. In a pair of tweets last month, he asked why any voters would support the GOP.