Decoder Buzz Sarah Palin may want Obama impeached, but most Americans don't (+video)

Establishment Republicans are no fans of President Obama, but many are not eager to rile independents and rouse the Democratic base with impeachment proceedings just before midterm elections.

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Why don’t more top Republicans talk about impeaching President Obama? To see why House Speaker John Boehner (R) of Ohio and others believe it would be bad politics, just look at two new national polls, whose results indicate that impeachment talk could hurt the GOP as it tries to regain control of the Senate in the 2014 midterms.