GOP House Leaders Seek to Avoid Past Mistakes

(Via Wall Street Journal)

Republicans on the campaign trail are bashing the president and his agenda and some are vowing to shut down Washington if they don’t get their way. Behind the scenes, key party members are talking a different game.

A number of House Republicans, including some who are likely to be in the leadership, are pushing a post-election strategy aimed at securing concrete legislation, with the goal of showing they can translate general principles into specific action.

Among the ideas is to bring a series of bills to the floor, as often as once a week, designed to cut spending in some way. Longer term, GOP leaders say they recognize they may have to compromise with Democrats in tackling broader problems.

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