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Less rebellion could mean more influence for Georgia's GOP congressmen

On the first day of the new Congress, Georgia's 10 House Republicans each declined to join a public revolt against Speaker John Boehner.

A week later, several of the most conservative Republicans in the chamber moved to create a new splinter group to push the caucus further to the right, but no Georgians were among them.

In previous years, you would expect to find Georgians among the House's hard-right agitators. But the state's remade GOP House delegation — which features four new faces — has so far sent a different message.

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