Politics | Two GOP House leaders have stepped aside, but Minority Leader John Boehner remains in his position
by Emily Belz
Posted 11/06/08, 12:00 am
WASHINGTON-The shake-up of Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives has begun. The GOP has lost seats in the House in back-to-back elections, calling the party's leadership there into question. This election left Republicans with 19 fewer seats, as numbers now stand. With John McCain's loss in the presidential race, many say Republicans are now in the "wilderness."