POLITICS

GOP Secretly Fears House Majority Is In Trouble

UNITED STATES - July 25 : Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH., during his weekly on-camera press briefing with the press
UNITED STATES - July 25 : Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH., during his weekly on-camera press briefing with the press in the U.S. Capitol on July 25, 2013. (Photo By Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call)

If you listened closely last week, you heard the unmistakable sound of the air of certainty seeping out of a bubble of conventional wisdom. For months — in some cases, years — political junkies have held the notion that the GOP’s House majority was semi-permanent as an article of faith. Times change.

Read more on Salon

CONVERSATIONS