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Boehner Reelected As House Speaker

After extending their party’s House majority to the largest margin in decades, the top Republican Congressmen will all return to leadership roles for another two years. House Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Whip Steve Scalise and Republican Conference Chairman Cathy McMorris Rodgers all ran unopposed. Show More Summary

House GOP Reelects Boehner As Speaker

House Republicans have re-elected Speaker John Boehner to serve as speaker for the 114th Congress, Republicans announced. House Republicans have elected @SpeakerBoehner to serve as Speaker of the House for the 114th Congress. — House...Show More Summary

Boehner: I Begged Obama For Another Shot At Amnesty

After a White House meeting last week, Republicans described Speaker John Boehner aggressively confronting President Obama over the president's planned executive amnesty, prompting an extended period of a defensive Obama attempting to justify his actions. Show More Summary

Boehner, McConnell Slam White House's Emissions Deal with China

House Speaker John Boehner joined presumptive Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in slamming the Obama administration’s agreement with China to reduce greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday morning. “This announcement is yet anotherShow More Summary

BOEHNER: Chinese Climate Deal Shows Obama's 'Crusade' Against Affordable Energy

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) isn't happy with President Barack Obama's new agreement with China to lower greenhouse gas emissions. "It is the latest example of the president's crusade against affordable, reliable energy that is already hurting jobs and squeezing middle-class families," Boehner declared Wednesday morning. Show More Summary

Clicks, Pumps, Dreams and Time… How Many May See Their Taxes Rise?

Cyber Monday will live to hear another click. Speaker of the House John Boehner has at least temporarily killed the Marketplace Fairness Act. The bill, which would allow states to require out-of-state websites to collect Internet sales tax, passed the Senate last year with bipartisan support. Show More Summary

WDS 2014 Speaker: John Jantsch on Recognizing Our Choices

Later this morning we’ll release the first round of tickets for WDS 2015, a global gathering like no other! But first, we’re rolling out a different speaker video every day. John Jantsch, owner of Duct Tape Marketing and mad guitar strummer, spoke to us about making good choices and changing the world.   “They didn’t…

The IRS Scandal, Day 551

Wall Street Journal: At Last, a Chance to Get to the Bottom of the IRS Mess, by Cleta Mitchell (Foley & Lardner, Washington, D.C.): The day after Republicans won solid majorities in the House and Senate, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader-to-be Mitch McConnell outlined priorities for the...

Padgett To Run For Re-Election as #GAGOP Chair?

The Athens GOP held their regular monthly meeting tonight. While the featured speaker was billed as Attorney General Sam Olens speaking about human trafficking, Georgia GOP Chairman John Padgett made an appearance at his home county’s meeting to provide a recap of last Tuesday’s election. Show More Summary

GOP Leaders Reject Obama's Call for New Net Neutrality Rules

Republican leaders expressed opposition to President Obama’s call Monday for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to impose tighter regulations on broadband Internet. House Speaker John Boehner said: It’s disappointing, but not...Show More Summary

A Dear John Letter to the Speaker of the House

Dear John, In my line of work, the way we talk about something can make the difference between building a successful brand and losing market share. No small thing, it's pretty much corporate survival. In the ad world, there is, what could politely be called, a cheap trick. Show More Summary

Obama Getting Ready To Act On Immigration

President Obama will not listen to pleas from Republicans to hold off on immigration reform. Over a two-hour lunch of Bibb lettuce salad, herb-crusted sea bass and pumpkin tart, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and their lieutenants warned Obama that his acting alone on immigration would spoil chances [...]

Did Speaker Boehner threaten to lynch President Obama?

Did House Speaker John Boehner threaten to lynch President Barack Obama? Did the top House Republican threaten to set the President of the United States on fire? Are Republicans threatening a race war? A lucid individual would answer these questions in the negative. A Democrat running for office may declare the accusation reasonable. A member […]

Boehner: Keystone XL, Obamacare, Tax Reform on GOP Agenda

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) laid out the Republican Party’s agenda for the next two years, which included approving the Keystone XL pipeline, repealing harmful Obamacare regulations, and fixing a “broken tax code” during the Republican Party’s Weekly Address on Saturday. Show More Summary

BOEHNER: 'To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected'

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) released a new video Saturday morning that declared he is "humbled" by his party's complete domination in the midterm elections earlier in the week. "Republicans are humbled by the trust the American people have placed in us. Show More Summary

Boehner: Exec. Amnesty Will 'Erase Any Chances of Doing Immigration Reform'

House Speaker John Boehner warned President Obama that executive would “erase any chances of doing immigration reform,” during a bicameral, bipartisan meeting at the White House Friday to discuss a path forward following the midterm elections. Show More Summary

At White House, Republicans Press Obama To Drop Executive Amnesty

Congressional GOP leaders urged President Obama to drop his plans to issue an executive amnesty at the White House, according to a readout of the meeting provided by Speaker John Boehner's office. A senior GOP aide with knowledge ofShow More Summary

Caption contest: Obama Meets Congressional Leaders

From left: Speaker of the House John Boehner, President Barack Obama, outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. In back: Democratic Party mastermind and Andrew Breitbart nemesis John Podesta Not pictured: incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Republicans Still Determined to Repeal Affordable Care Act, Birth Control Benefit and All

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) told reporters Thursday that the House will vote again to entirely repeal the Affordable Care Act, regardless of what the newly Republican-dominated Senate does. Image: Shutterstock The post Republicans Still Determined to Repeal Affordable Care Act, Birth Control Benefit and All appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Politico on 2014: 'Now there could well be as many as 10 or 20 Bachmanns coming to Washington'

I'm not always a fan of Politico, but this piece by Alex Isanstadt does highlight what could turn out to be a real problem for House Republicans: They just elected a bunch of wingnuts. If House Speaker John Boehner can convince themShow More Summary

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