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Boehner’s Rocky Tenure Marked by Deep Foreign-Policy Scars

John Boehner’s tenure as speaker of the House was largely shaped by his inability to ride herd over fractious members of his own party. But his tenure will also be remembered for a sharp increase in the partisan divide over key foreign-policy issues -- an outcome that weakened some of Washington’s most important relationships and reduced America’s standing overseas.



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