The new Medicare bill that the House passed on Thursday would weaken the program. No, wait. The new Medicare bill that the House passed on Thursday would strengthen the program. Many liberals believe the latter, while plenty of conservatives believe the former. Show More Summary
Plus: The two Romneys.
By now, politicians like John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi are used to getting called names on the Internet, especially on Twitter. So in honor of Wednesday (March 25) night's 2015 Radio & Television Correspondent Associate Dinner, several...Show More Summary
Award-winning journalist (lol) Chuck C. Johnson has been promising us many SCOOPS this week! While we are still waiting on pins and needles and tenterhooks and fishbaits to find out which conservative politician’s CAREER Chuck is going...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) is inviting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHEEN-zoh AH-bay) to address a joint meeting of Congress next month.
Members of Congress recorded a video where they read mean tweets written about them. Last night was the 2015 Radio & Television Correspondents Associate Dinner in Washington D.C. The annual event gives politicians and the news media a chance to poke fun at themselves in a controlled, scripted way. Show More Summary
They followed in Obama's footsteps.
John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy, Nancy Pelosi and Bernie Sanders all take turns reading tweets about themselves
Tans were discussed
House Speaker John Boehner, right, listens as House Majority Whip Steve Scalise speaks on Capitol Hill on March 24. (AP/Lauren Victoria Burke) House Republicans on Wednesday night passed a budget that eliminates nearly $5 trillion...Show More Summary
People say mean things about House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) on Twitter. They've noticed. And in case you missed it, President Obama joined Jimmy Kimmel earlier this month for a presidential edition of the 'mean tweets' segment.
The Republican-controlled House passed a Republican budget bill that's seen as a victory for House Speaker John Boehner (R). It includes an increase in the "war fund," the only portion of defense spending not capped by sequestration, which the bill does not repeal. Show More Summary
Having celebrities read mean tweets about themselves is probably Jimmy Kimmel's greatest contribution to late-night TV, but does the format still work when the readers are only stars in the world of politics? For the most part, yes. In a video for the 2015 Radio & Television Correspondents' Association Dinner,... More »
What does Speaker of the House John Boehner have to promise his constituents to keep getting reelected? What new job should House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi try? Who does Sen. Bernie Sanders most resemble? And what does Rep. KevinShow More Summary
Score one for John Boehner and Republican party unity. Score $38 billion for the nation’s war on terror. The House GOP on Wednesday passed Boehner’s budget blueprint of choice, handing the speaker a much-needed legislative victory and...Show More Summary
Kumbaya? The House is expected to vote Thursday on the plan House leaders John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi crafted to permanently repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula for Medicare payments to physicians, a formula that has been broken since it was passed nearly two decades ago. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- It's almost like seeing a unicorn run through Congress. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have teamed up on a bill, and it's a biggie. It would fix a massive funding gap inShow More Summary
A group of eight pro-life demonstrators were arrested outside Speaker of the House John Boehner’s (R, OH) office today. The pro-lifers were trying to encourage Boehner to restart the debate
Paul Ryan presses colleagues to vote for bipartisan Medicare fix: http://t.co/hZORoLXToB pic.twitter.com/25uVZVHXZ4 — The Hill (@thehill) March 25, 2015 House Speaker John Boehner has been quietly pushing a bill to change the formula used to pay physicians under Medicare. The bill ends the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula which has forced Congress to pass ad [...]
It's so rare, it's almost hard to believe: Republican John Boehner and Democrat Nancy Pelosi got together and solved a problem.