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LINCOLN, N.D. (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner's fundraising skills are in a class of their own, helping him raise more than $43 million for accounts under his direct control and helping to raise tens of millions more to help Republican allies.
When John Bercow became Speaker of the House of Commons five years ago, his election marked a departure from the key principles which had governed Parliament for centuries. The first was the convention that MPs should never campaign for the post. Indeed, once elected they actually had to be dragged up to the Speaker's chair [...]
How does John Boehner get re-elected? Ask his big-nosed friend, Gerry. Gerry Mander. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, third in line to the White House, is elected by a very non-representative suburban, rural and overwhelmingly...Show More Summary
Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito has received $865,436 from the Mining Industry over the course of her career. This is more money than any other House or Senate candidate besides House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Show More Summary
Earlier this month Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell visited Bismarck, invited there by Senator John Hoeven. Now I’m told Speaker of the House John Boehner will be in Bismarck, fundraising for Rep. Kevin Cramer. The event will be happening this Friday, August 15th, at former NDGOP Chairman Gary Emineth’s home in Lincoln (just south of...
Several statistical models used to forecast the midterm elections give the Republican Party a better than even shot at seizing the Senate. This should terrify Republicans. Look into Speaker John Boehner's exasperated eyes and think about how much he has suffered the last two years trying to contain his tea-crazy Republican caucus. Show More Summary
Several victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens criticized Speaker John Boehner's absence at an event on the southern U.S. border in McAllen, Texas Saturday, saying the Ohio Republican and champion of immigration reform should witness the violence spilling over from Mexico first hand. Show More Summary
Pandora’s Box of Worms Raging Moderate by Will Durst In a move less surprising than hot dogs at a ballgame, the House of Representatives voted to give Speaker John Boehner the authority to sue the President of the United States. This isn’t like a divorce, or a civil suit for money, it’s more of a [...]
By Mark Esposito, Weekend Contributor One of the ways we decide how sincere a witness is down at the courthouse is seeing what he said about a topic before there was anything really at stake and comparing that to what he’s saying now. Watching the scandalous corruption trial here in Richmond for the past few days, […]
Friday on MSNBC's "The Reid Report," "Hardball" host Chris Matthews criticized Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for having endorsed President Barack Obama's decision to strike ISIS in Iraq while also criticizing the president's "disengaged" leadership and lack of a "long-term strategy." Matthews said, "That's a partisan response, of course. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has been having a rough time of his job lately. He's dogged by rumors that he's plotting impeachment, he can't corral his party's conservative base, and people won't stop calling him a cry-baby. So,...Show More Summary
In an appearance on Birmingham, AL’s WAPI’s “The Matt Murphy Show,” Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) was asked by host Matt Murphy about a proposal first put forth by Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) suggesting that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) make...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner warned President Barack Obama against taking the polarizing, political approach to immigration Friday. “Immigration is a tough issue, and the situation at the border has made it even more fraught and complex,” he wrote in an op-ed published at Politico. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner on Friday criticized President Barack Obama for what he called the lack of a coherent strategy to deal with the threat posed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), as the U.S. conducted an airstrike in the northern region of the country. Show More Summary
Oh, Barack Hussein Obama, do you never tire of Breaking Politics™? The Boogaloo Shrimp of Washington, DC was at it again this week, ruining any chance of bipartisan cooperation by sending an email that made Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) so mad, he couldn’t reply for fear of what he might say. Boehner [...]
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In an interview with Greenville, NC's 103.7 WTIB's "Talk of the Town" radio program on Monday, Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) dismissed House Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against the Obama administration for overstepping the bounds of executive authority as a waste of money and suggested impeachment instead. Show More Summary
Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC) was one of five Republicans who voted against House Speaker John Boehner's resolution to sue President Barack Obama. But it wasn't because he doesn't think the president has overstepped his authority. Instead, as Jones made clear in a radio interview this week, it's because he prefers impeachment instead.
Impeachmania peaked last week. After the House approved Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit alleging executive overreach by President Barack Obama, Democrats pounced, blanketing the media and donors' inboxes with dire warnings that Republicans would soon resort to impeachment. Show More Summary