No, you are not reading The Onion or Daily Currant. You simply cannot make this stuff up: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), one of the most bronzed members of Congress, rents his D.C. apartment from a lobbyist for the American Suntanning Association, according to the Daily Caller. John Milne, a lobbyist with the firm mCapitol, […]
The latest far-right-winger to take a shot at House Speaker John Boehner is Kentucky Republican Matt Bevin who is looking to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Boehner earned the ire of conservative Republicans for strongly criticizing Club for Growth, Heritage Action, and FreedomWorks for opposing a two-year bipartisan budget deal introduced by Senate Budget […]
Famously tangerine-faced House Speaker John Boehner doesn't live in Washington year-round; he rents. And his landlord is a lobbyist for a tanning bed company because God loves you very, very much and wants you to have a joyous holiday season of rueful ironic chortling. Read more...
House Speaker John Boehner is decrying the sluggish economic growth of recent years as a “new normal” and accusing Senate Democrats and President Barack Obama of standing in the way of legislation passed by the House. Boehner’s comments,...Show More Summary
In the days immediately following the release of the budget deal negotiated between Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), House Speaker John Boehner launched a preemptive attack on conservative and tea party grass roots activists. Show More Summary
Esquire asked House Speaker John Boehner to advise its readers on what to do in January 2014. He endorsed breakfast at a diner, an act nearly as entwined with an American politician's electoral fate as legislating and making fundraising...Show More Summary
All this year, House Speaker John Boehner has been taking criticism from all quarters. He is a squish selling out to the Obama administration and the Democrats, many conservatives charged when he engineered bipartisan (mostly Democratic)...Show More Summary
It seems Esquire magazine reached out to House Speaker John Boehner for an endorsement to include in their January issue and Boehner chose having breakfast at a diner. No word on whether or not Speaker Boehner enjoys a spot of tea with his morning meal. Show More Summary
Last week, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took a step that would have been unthinkable just weeks ago, let along just after the conservative wave election of 2010; he severely scolded conservative outside groups for misleading their followers and pushing the GOP’s members in Congress to balk at legislative compromise. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner went off on outside conservative groups Wednesday morning for pushing against the new budget deal. “They’re using our members and they’re using the American people for their own goals,” he said. “This is ridiculous.”...Show More Summary
Lobbyists are reportedly "pumping their fists" over House Speaker John Boehner's declaration of war against the Tea Party last week. According to The Hill, lobbyists were "pleasantly surprised by" Boehner's "strident remarks" last week...Show More Summary
Fox's Brit Hume wants us to believe that Speaker Boehner could not have stood up to these TeaBirchers within his own caucus months ago. I have no idea why Fox's Brit Hume believes that House Speaker John Boehner is any better position now than he was back in October, since he's known he was going to ? Story continues below ? Click here to view this media read more
Washington (CNN) – House Speaker John Boehner was peeved last week at conservative groups that blasted a bipartisan budget agreement before one was even announced. But House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan said it was really just that Irish temper of his. "I think John just kind of got his Irish up. He was frustrated that […]
Fox News political analyst Brit Hume told Fox News Sunday's Chris Wallace that just as House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) had gotten strong enough to take on outside conservative groups, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has a tea party primary challenger keeping him from doing so.
Kudos go to Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) for forging the budget deal. But nothing comes close to the House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for putting his credibility on the line and providing this memorable moment For that we say, well done, Mr. Speaker.
Earlier this week, House Speaker John Boehner, the nominal Republican from Ohio, threw down the gauntlet and announced that he is working to defeat anything conservatives and tea party groups want to get done in Washington and the group Tea Party Patriots is ready to accept that challenge. Leading the establishment charge to continue the [...]
Though most Americans support transgender protections in the workplace, House Speaker John Boehner has not shown any initiative to get a full vote for the bill. Contributor: Parker Marie Molloy read more
On Thursday night, after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) gleefully denounced conservative groups as “losing all credibility,” 169 House Republicans joined Democrats on a march toward more spending and bigger government. It is a sad day that only sixty-two Republicans think that increasing spending is a bad thing. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - House Speaker John Boehner may have stood up to conservative arm-twisters and embraced bipartisanship in moving a budget agreement through the House, but insiders don't see it as the start of a sea change on Capitol Hill. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is one who was pragmatic about Boehner's new and strident […]
Three cheers for House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), who had a very good week. He has declared his independence from the Tea Party and others who are the most radical wing of any major political party in more than a century.Long ago I wrote that...