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It’s official: Speaker Boehner, Weaker Pelosi

If you missed C-SPAN the past half hour, you missed some high drama and comedy. As expected, of course, GOP House Leader John Boehner is now Speaker Boehner with 241 votes. Outgoing Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now Weaker Pelosi, with 173 votes in her favor — and 19 notable protest votes against her [...]
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Boehner Elected Speaker as 112th Congress Is Sworn In; Some Democrats Protest Pelosi

Politics / US Politics : Politics Daily (3 years ago)

Boehner takes the speaker's gavel with support from all 241 Republican members of the House. But Nancy Pelosi's election as minority leaders is marred by 19 'protest votes' from fellow Democrats. Permalink | Email this | Linking Blo... Read Post

Boehner on Immigration: “Hellbent on Getting It Done” This Year

US Politics / Conservative : Gateway Pundit (24 minutes ago)

Speaker John Boehner told donors he would move on immigration. In March he said was “hellbent on getting this done this year.” The Wall Street Journal reported: Speaker John Boehner and other senior House Republicans are telling don... Read Post

Report: Boehner 'Hellbent' on Passing Amnesty This Year

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (15 minutes ago)

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is "hellbent" on passing amnesty legislation, and other GOP leaders are signaling to donors and lobbyists that they also want to pass legislation this Congress, even though attempting to do so would... Read Post


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