Dirty mouth! The orange man who is the boss of the House of Representatives opened his orange face at a Colorado fundraiser and out came a cuss! And, boy howdy, we agree with him for once. He said the “J” word about Ted Cruz! Read more on John Boehner Said A Swear About Ted Cruz!… The post John Boehner Said A Swear About Ted Cruz! appeared first on Wonkette.
During the first two years of the Obama administration, Democrats enjoyed comfortable control of the House of Representatives, and well over half the Senate. Republican leverage became the filibuster, which the party used as a routine supermajority requirement to block everything. Senator Bob Corker was one of those Republicans. Corker... More »
Franita Tolson has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, Alabama Law Review). Here is the abstract: Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment, which allows Congress to reduce a state’s delegation in the House of Representatives if the state abridges the right … Continue reading ?
LANSING, Mich. — The Business Office for the Michigan House of Representatives has found both misconduct and misuse of taxpayer resources by state Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat, two lawmakers caught up in a sex scandal and clumsy attempt at a coverup. House Business Office director Tim Bowlin...
US Congressman Mark Meadows will file a motion to seek the vote in the House of Representatives on ousting House Speaker John Boehner from his leadership position, media reported on Monday.
The failure of Republicans to recapture Kentucky’s House of Representatives, one of the last bastions of power for Democrats in the South,...
The US House of Representatives could vote as early as September on lifting the ban on US crude oil exports, experts believe.
Only 5 members of Congress -- all Democrats in the House -- received an "A" grade on the Secular Coalition for America's 2014 Congressional Report Card. First, the U.S. House of Representatives:
Draft boundaries for the redistribution that grants Western Australia an extra House of Representatives propose the new electorate of Burt for Perth's southern suburbs, which has a notional Liberal margin of about 5%.
House minority leader says Republicans will not be able to veto the deal in the House, as Senate also seems secure for Barack Obama Barack Obama has enough votes to get the Iran deal through the House of Representatives, despite Republican efforts to block the historic nuclear accord, the minority...
by Anna Maria Hoffman Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Daniel Bostic, a conservative actor and model who also worked in the U.S. House of Representatives a few years
Just one day after Planned Parenthood was exposed cutting up a live baby for body parts for sale, Democrats in the House of Representative are launching their own investigation after the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Instead of looking into the abortion giant, they are probing the pro-life group behind the series of expose’ videos. The […]
From the Guardian: Barack Obama has enough votes to get the Iran deal through the House of Representatives, despite Republican efforts to block the historic nuclear accord, the minority leader, Nancy Pelosi, has said. With a Senate vote...Show More Summary
When the famous immigration hawk Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) proposed a bill to end so-called "birthright citizenship," just 27 far-right Republican members of the House of Representatives signed on as co-sponsors. The bill, and the issue, got little traction, however. Show More Summary
This year began with an election on whether [mc_name name='Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)' chamber='house' mcid='B000589' ] should continue as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. A number of brave House conservatives, led by [mc_name name='Rep. Show More Summary
Parents, You are invited to join GLASS (Georgians for Local Area School Systems), for a fundraising event. Georgia House of Representatives Host Committee: Joe Wilkinson, Tom Taylor, Mike Dudgeon, Valerie Clark and Buzz Brockway. Meet legislators and hear about future legislation allowing the creation of independent school systems in Georgia. Show More Summary
The opening lyric from that old civil-rights song—“Woke up this morning with my mind stayed on freedom”—may not have been written with Julian Bond in mind, but he personified it. As a member of the Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate, as a leader of the N.A.A.C.P. Show More Summary
A couple weeks ago, the United States House of Representatives voted to increase the SBA’s lending authorization ceiling to $23.5 billion for the 7(a) loan guaranty program. This is a huge deal for small business owners and lenders, and a great sign for the future of the economy. Maria Contreras-Sweet said [...]
If the Northern Territory became a state, it would produce an increase in the size of the House of Representatives.
Eighty years ago, on August 14, 1935, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, famously declaring: "If the Senate and House of Representatives had done nothing more... than pass this Bill, the session would be regarded...Show More Summary