I need to push back on this cover-their-rear statement by Politico on the ‘surprise’ flipping of the House of Representatives in 2010.
[House Speaker John] Boehner doesn’t play political prognosticator often. But when he does, those close to him say, there’s usually a calculated reason. In April 2010 — almost two years ago exactly — the then-House minority leader said in a radio interview that an astounding 100 seats were in play in that year’s midterm elections, a figure he said was broader than “anything we’ve seen around here during my 20 years” in the House.
ABC News’ John R. Parkinson (@JRPabcDC) reports: House Speaker John Boehner says he believes his plan to avert default on the government’s debt will pass in the House of Representatives later this evening, and called on Senate Major...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) is inviting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHEEN-zoh AH-bay) to address a joint meeting of Congress next month.
People say mean things about House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) on Twitter. They've noticed. And in case you missed it, President Obama joined Jimmy Kimmel earlier this month for a preside...
The House is set to give strong bipartisan support to a health deal negotiated between Speaker John A. Boehner and Representative Nancy Pelosi.