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Harry Reid Praises Boehner For Bashing Conservative Orgs; Nancy Pelosi Happy with Boehner

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) praised House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) for snapping at conservative outside groups for pushing lawmakers to oppose a two-year bipartisan budget deal introduced by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray (D-WA).

"I think it was a breath of fresh air as far as I'm concerned," Reid said at a press conference where he was flanked by Sens. Dick Durbin (IL), Charles Schumer (NY), and Murray, the other members of the Senate Democratic leadership.

A day earlier, Boehner slammed the groups (which include Club for Growth, FreedomWorks, and Heritage Action) at a press conference for quickly denouncing the budget framework.

(Rep. Nancy) Pelosi, who served as speaker before Boehner. "He has done the right thing at long last."

From Talkingpoints memo newsite.

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/reid-boehner-bashing-conservative-orgs-breath-of-fresh-air

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