John Boehner's job as Speaker of the House of Representatives is under threat after just 85 members of his Republican caucus voted for a fiscal cliff deal that 151 opposed and nearly all Democrats backed.
To add to his woes, Boehner - who faces re-election as Speaker on Thursday - has been lambasted by New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, for failing to bring to a vote a $60billion relief bill for those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
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