Yesterday, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan all but wrapped up the necessary support to succeed outgoing Speaker John Boehner. But in the wake of the GOP's leadership drama, it's worth taking a fresh look at the factions within the party Ryan will now be responsible for reconciling. And given the party's track record on casting tough votes for spending measures, Ryan isn't likely to have a much easier time than Boehner had. In July, we plotted out members of the House GOP conference on a leadership/anti-leadership scale based on their votes on five contentious items. Cook Political Report Web Editor Ally Flinn has updated this chart to include the most recent continuing resolution passed at the end of September. On that vote, 91 Republicans joined united Democrats in passing a clean government funding bill, while 151 Republicans voted no. Today, Ryan looks like the GOP's savior, rescuing his party from chaos. He even earned the backing of House Freedom Caucus member Rep. Justin Amash, who called him a "policy entrepreneur." Although Ryan didn't earn the caucus's formal endorsement, he has benefited

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