As the nation approaches the fiscal cliff, House Speaker John Boehner finds himself in a familiarly uncomfortable spot, our colleagues in National Journal magazine report.
The upshot is that some Republicans have been second-guessing the agreements Boehner has reached with Democrats--notably, the last-second compromise on the August 2011 deal that helped set the clock ticking on the looming defense and other budget sequestrations set to kick in next year.
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