Bochinche & Buzz: Republicans rebelling against IDC
The buzz among several insider Republican bochincheros is that the state Senate’s Independent Democratic Conference is "getting too big" and "too greedy."
This discontent has been expressed to Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan. However, one bochinchero tells B&B, "It's all about having the majority." While Jeff Klein's IDC has worked out for the coalition, at least two Republican senators are hellbent on ending the co-dependency or as one described it, the "stickup by Klein's gang."
While the current arrangement will prevail for the foreseeable future, the grumbling among the Republican rank-and-file may put Flanagan's leadership in jeopardy. This bochinche may soon turn into more than just griping.