"Duck Dynasty" patriarch Phil Robertson spoke at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference Friday, talking about America's high incidence of sexually transmitted diseases and against House Speaker John Boehner's enforcement of a House dress code, among other things.
The one-week Homeland Security funding bill the Senate quickly passed to bail out House Speaker John Boehner and keep the doors to DHS open for another week has passed in the House, with a vote of 357-60. Leadership needed to avert another...Show More Summary
Democrats just rescued House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) with the clock ticking down and averted a Homeland Security shutdown -- for a week.
Still practicing. House Speaker John Boehner's caucus is in chaos, and members have been told to stick around for more votes tonight and potentially over the weekend. Boehner has several options: 1) Finally, just put the Senate's "clean" bill on the floor and fund Homeland Security through September. Show More Summary
Once again, Sen. Mitch McConnell is trying to bail out House Speaker John Boehner. McConnell and Minority Leader Reid have just agreed to—and passed by voice vote—a one-week funding extension. Since Boehner decided to skip the funding...Show More Summary
“After 52 GOP lawmakers brought down a three-week spending bill for the agency, House Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team were scrambling Friday to find a way to keep the Department of Homeland Security from shutting down at midnight. [...] The post Boehner Scrambles for Plan B appeared first on Political Wire.
House Speaker John Boehner sustains big blow as members reject short-term funding measure
Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include Secretary of State John Kerry on “This Week”; House Speaker John Boehner on “Face the Nation”; and King Abdullah II of Jordan on \"Fareed Zakaria GPS.\" Sunday: CBS’s...Show More Summary
As usual, House Speaker John Boehner has a problem with his conference. And, as usual, it's over a shutdown fight. And, as usual, he has an easy out if he just cuts loose the crazies. The Senate has passed—overwhelmingly and in a bipartisan vote—a clean funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security through September 30. Show More Summary
Democrats still aren't on board with House Speaker John Boehner's ploy to pass a bill that only extends Homeland Security funding for three weeks. So he'll have to find the votes himself. Here's a statement from a Democratic leadership aide issued Thursday. The House Democratic leadership is whipping against this bill. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) just connected the debate over "The Dress" to the congressional impasse over funding the Department of Homeland Security. In a tweet posted Friday, Boehner it's a "fact" that the viral dress photoShow More Summary
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is blasting the White House for its continued attacks on his decision to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a Joint Session of Contress. “The president’s national security adviser says it’s destructive for the prime minister of Israel to address the U.S. Congress,.” […]
By VICTORIA JONES Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is vowing that congressional Republicans will continue plans to thwart the FCC’s net neutrality rules approved Thursday. “More mandates and regulations on American innovation and entrepreneurship are not the answer,” he said in a statement. The rules would dramatically expand the FCC’s […]
The threat of another possible government shutdown has thrown Republicans off, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow said on Thursday — a point she illustrated by showing House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) making a “kissy-face” at a reporter, as pictured above. “We didn’t invent...
House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) doesn’t plan to accept the DHS funding bill that the Senate is passing, which does not block funding for implementation of President Obama’s executive amnesty. Boehner “wants to go to conference” with the Senate bill, a GOP lawmaker texts National Review from a special House Republican conference meeting. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Democrats indicated on Thursday that they won't give House Speaker John Boehner much room to maneuver on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, including on a possible short-term bill to avert a departmentShow More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is still moving forward with his and Republican House Speaker John Boehner's war against the Obama White House, with his upcoming speech before a joint session of Congress that a growing list of Democrats have announced they will skip. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told the Washington Post that he is “waiting for the Senate to act” to fund the Department of Homeland Security, declining to say whether he will embrace a plan put forth Tuesday by Senate Majority [...] The post Boehner Says He’s Waiting for Senate to Act on Funding appeared first on Political Wire.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has issued a sharply worded statement in response to a swift veto from President Barack Obama of a bill, passed by both the House and Senate, that would have rushed the Keystone XL Pipeline into production.
Rep. Steve Israel (right) called the shutdown "one of the dumbest things" Republicans can do. From week one of Congress, House Speaker John Boehner has gone all in with letting the House crazy caucus hijack the GOP agenda. Even as catastrophe...Show More Summary