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The Man from the Smoke-filled Room

During almost every series of House votes, while most of his ambitious colleagues elbowed their way through the crowd on the House floor searching for targets to cajole or browbeat, Boehner could be found puffing on his preferred cigarettes, Barclay’s, in what has become known as Smoker’s Alley–the relatively quiet southwest corner of the Speaker’s […]