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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Ford O'Connell
House Speaker John A. Boehner, who has tangled repeatedly with the right wing of the Republican Party, has not been invited to this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.
Some new senators make a point of keeping their heads down and their media profiles low as they get the lay of the land on Capitol Hill.
And if the panel does pursue charges, "that would be very, very hard to overcome, particularly because voters already have a perception of him in their mind, and right now he's been busy cleaning that perception up," said Ford O'Connell, a Republican strategist in Washington. "It would put him on life support as a presidential candidate."
"It's not a race," said Ford O'Connell, a Houston native and Republican strategist who was an adviser to U.S. John McCain's presidential run in 2008. "Essentially this is more about Democrats saying they're expanding the maps and making baby steps toward progress."