August 6th, 2009
09:33 PM ET
5 years ago

CNN National Report Card: Republican leadership

House Minority Leader John Boehner and the rest of the GOP leadership got low marks on the CNN National Report Card.
House Minority Leader John Boehner and the rest of the GOP leadership got low marks on the CNN National Report Card.

Decimated by the 2008 elections, the Republican Party has had to find a way to contend with minority status in both houses of Congress. The GOP's biggest challenge: to defy a far more popular president's broad an ambitious agenda without seeming obstructionist. Republicans have presented a near-united front against the president's stimulus package and health care reform proposal – but nine GOP senators voted to confirm Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Sonia Sotomayor.

You graded the performance of Republican leadership a D on the CNN National Report Card.

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