Vaguely, non-committally conservative in vague ways as far as social issues, but damn, is he good on corporate stuff! Maggie Gallagher read his FaceBook page and has found this much: He loves the Seattle Seahawks, John Boehner, and Paul Ryan....
John Boehner praised Trump and talked about playing golf with him. Mitch McConnell is firmly in his camp. The entire party leadership structure went out of their way to make sure his coronation at the convention went smoothly. But, by...Show More Summary
After a Freedom Caucus firebrand who helped initiate the ouster of former House Speaker John Boehner lost to a more mainstream candidate in his Republican primary on Tuesday, current House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing the first signs of his own leadership fight come the winter. Tea Party mainstay and Kansas Rep. Show More Summary
Usually when a challenger bumps off an incumbent in a GOP primary, it's a victory for conservative outsiders over the party establishment, but Tuesday's election in Kansas's safely red 1st Congressional District was the exact opposite. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? One of the biggest winners from the departure of ex-Speaker John Boehner is now one of the few losers in the 2016 primary season. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) became just the third Republican this year to lose a primary,...Show More Summary
An election to replace the Democratic challenger for former Speaker John Boehner's seat could cost taxpayers as much as $500,000.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's (BAY'-nurz) Ohio district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected Republican U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term. Twenty-six-year-old Corey Foister (FOY'-stur) says the June 7 special election results show he's "not the right person."
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Back on April 28, we learned in rather comical terms that John Boehner is not a fan of Ted Cruz. At all. So much so that according to NBC the former Republican House Speaker told an audience at Stanford University that the Texas senator...Show More Summary
Remember when former House Speaker John Boehner called Ted Cruz "Lucifer" and a "miserable son of a bitch" back in April? Well, it's happening again.
As Republicans booed Sen. Ted Cruz during his prime-time convention speech in which he refused to back Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, John Boehner reportedly watched the unfolding events and remarked, "LuciferShow More Summary
The aggressive move by the Freedom Caucus could signal new problems for House Speaker Paul Ryan, who thus far has not faced the opposition from his right flank that forced the previous speaker, John Boehner, out of office last fall.
Nobody could have predicted. Paul Ryan's House Republican maniacs have threatened to force a vote on a stupid thing against the wishes of their leadership, the same tactic that was the beginning of the end of John Boehner's speakership. Leaders...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- When Paul Ryan took the speaker's gavel in October, he wanted things to be different. Former Speaker John Boehner had just resigned from Congress over the threat of a conservative mutiny, and Ryan -- who never really wanted...Show More Summary
Congressman Tim Huelskamp of Kansas was one of the leaders of the revolt that led to the ouster of John Boehner and the restoration of regular order in the House. In retaliation for this, Boehner and the rest of the establishment found a primary challenger for Huelskamp and got the Chamber of Commerce to fund his challenger’s campaign. Show More Summary
As I posted two week ago, Paul Ryan (R-WI) has already shown that he’s not the great legislator many people thought he would bewhen he replaced John Boehner (R-OH) as speaker of the House of Representatives and promised something new. In his eight months on the job Ryan has been [...]
Donald Trump, who labels himself an outsider despite the fact that folks like John Boehner think he’d be great, really doesn’t seem to care if his own party’s leadership supports him or not. He said so himself on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “We’re going to have a great convention and I think we’re going to go on to a great victory. Show More Summary
Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH), who won the special election to replace former Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), has officially joined the Freedom Caucus, which helped push the former Speaker into retirement prematurely last year.
Yes, Hillary Clinton became the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, but former House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was the politician who may have been smiling the most last week. There were two reason it was probably hard for Boehner not to laugh out loud when Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced that, effective [...]
Warren Davidson was sworn in Thursday to fill the seat vacated last fall by John Boehner — and he’s joining the group of House conservatives who effectively forced out the former speaker. Davidson is the newest member of the House of...Show More Summary