Ari Fleischer: Lessons From the Last Republican House - WSJ.com
BY ARI FLEISCHER
Now that Republicans have taken the House, a check and balance has been restored to Washington. President Obama and House Republicans will need to figure out who's going to make the first move.
Having served as the majority spokesman for the House Ways and Means Committee after Republicans took the House in 1994, I've seen the promise and the peril of divided government before. President Obama and likely Speaker of the House John Boehner (R., Ohio) will begin this exercise like two sumo wrestlers circling each other on the mat. They'll both be looking for weaknesses and opportunities