Boehner Stands With Walker

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February 17, 2011 11:34 a.m.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has come out with a statement in support of Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s union-busting ways in Wisconsin.

But keep in mind the larger context here.

Wisconsin isn’t the only place where there’s a showdown over collective bargaining for public employees. Brian Beutler surveys the national landscape, including Boehner’s home state of Ohio, where Republican Gov. John Kasich is backing a bill similar to the one that has sparked protests in Madison.

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