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House Leaders Condemn Boehner for Intent to Defend DOMA in New Case Involving Iraq War Veteran

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) have written a letter to House Speaker John Boehner condemning his decision to intervene and defend yet another challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). The...
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House votes to authorize training ISIS opposition in Syria

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (18 hours ago)

It's official: The House has approved a measure to authorize military training opponents of ISIS. The vote passed by a 273-156 vote and had the support of both House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. The biparti... Read Post

Boehner Announces House Will Defend DOMA in Court

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (4 years ago)

Following a meeting of a bipartisan panel consisting of House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Minority Whip Steny ... Read Post

Democrats Ask Beohner To Back Off His ‘Direct Assault’ On Gay Veterans

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA) and Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) are urging House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to abandon his efforts to defend the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act in a case involving a disabled Iraq war vete... Read Post

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