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'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson at CPAC: STDs 'Revenge of the Hippies;' Boehner, Don't Worry About My Clothes

"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.

House Republicans chicken out and fund Homeland Security for another week

22 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Reset The Clock

Democrats just rescued House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) with the clock ticking down and averted a Homeland Security shutdown -- for a week.

Boehner's choices on funding Homeland Security ...

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

Senate bails out Boehner, funds Homeland Security for one week ... shutdown (maybe) averted for now

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

Boehner Scrambles for Plan B

“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.

Partial government shutdown draws near as House fails to pass Homeland Security funding

House Speaker John Boehner sustains big blow as members reject short-term funding measure

Weekend Show Preview — 3.1.15

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

Another Boehner fail looms in Homeland Security shutdown fight

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

House Democrats still saying 'no' to Boehner's 3-week Homeland Security funding bill

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

John Boehner just weighed in on the viral dress photo

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

Boehner continues to defend Netanyahu invitation

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,.” […]

GOP vows to fight new net neutrality rules

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 […]

Rachel Maddow: Repubs are so ‘punchy’ over a shutdown, John Boehner is making ‘kissy noises’

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

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...

Boehner to House GOP: Let’s Reject Senate DHS Cave

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

Democrats Defiant On DHS Funding As Shutdown Looms

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Netanyahu refuses to meet with Democrats because he doesn't want to appear 'partisan'

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

Boehner Says He’s Waiting for Senate to Act on Funding

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.

Boehner Calls Obama’s Keystone Veto a ‘National Embarrassment’

4 days agoNews : Mediaite

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.

Democrats dismayed as Republicans ride over the cliff, taking Homeland Security over with them

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

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