Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist is praised by some as a hero of fiscal conservatism and vilified by others as an unreasonable ideologue who wields unhealthy power within the GOP. But to House Speaker John A. Boehner, the anti-tax advocate is just a "random American."
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