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October 1st, 2013
11:43 PM ET

What's Boehner's next move?

Speaker of the House John Boehner brought three funding bills to the House floor, and watched as each one went down in flames. It is just the latest battle for the Speaker, who seems a little wary when it comes to taking on members of his own party. Maybe that's because in the past, he paid a hefty price for being seen as doing just that.

"It was only the Democrats that took (the bills) down," said Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-California.

But if Boehner worked something out with President Barack Obama, and brought it back to the Republican caucus, would he be ousted?

Watch the video above for analysis from Rep. Kevin McCarthy, and CNN's Gloria Borger, Dana Bash, and Jake Tapper.

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