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GOP Response To Democratic Sit-In Shows Paul Ryan Is Not A Political Savior

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 [...]

Trump Thinks He Can Win Without GOP Backing

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

Boehner Replacement Joins the Freedom Caucus

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.

Paul Ryan Is Proving John Boehner Was Right

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 [...]

Freedom Caucus Gets New Member: Boehner's Successor

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

Conservative takes former Speaker Boehner's House seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Warren Davidson was sworn into the House on Wednesday to take former House Speaker John Boehner's long-held seat, elected with the backing of the same conservatives who helped drive Boehner from Congress. Davidson,...Show More Summary

The Latest: GOP's Davidson romps in low-turnout Ohio race

The Ohio Secretary of State's office says turnout was just below 6 percent for the Tuesday special congressional election to fill former House Speaker John Boehner's (BAY'-nurz) U.S. House seat. Jon Husted (HYOO'-sted) says unofficial...Show More Summary

Ohio’s special election to replace John Boehner on Tuesday wasn’t ‘special’ at all.

On Sept. 25, 2015, Republican John A. Boehner shocked the political world when he announced his plans to resign as speaker of the House and retire from Congress. Political commentators debated who would be the new speaker and whether the tea party pushed Boehner into early retirement. Fewer noted the fact that Boehner’s resignation triggered […]

GOP's Davidson wins Ohio race to succeed Boehner

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Republican Warren Davidson won a lopsided victory Tuesday in the special election for the Ohio congressional seat left vacant by former House Speaker John Boehner after nearly 25 years. Davidson had 75 percent...Show More Summary

How Did Obstructionism Work Out for Republicans?

In 2009, Mitch McConnell and John Boehner decided their strategy to deal with Obama and the Democrats would be uncompromising obstructionism. This was a nearly unprecedented decision. They wouldn’t even work with Obama in areas where they could compromise and win incremental gains and then pick up the fight the next day, such as in […]

Low interest, high stakes in House race to replace Boehner

Voters in six western Ohio counties will decide the successor in Congress to former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner in a special election Tuesday. [...] unlike the high-profile primary with a ballot topped by presidential contenders including Ohio Gov. Show More Summary

Low interest, high stakes in House race to replace Boehner

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — The stakes are high, even if attention and interest are low. Voters in six western Ohio counties will decide the successor in Congress to former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner in a special election Tuesday. Boehner’s decision to step down last year left a rare open seat in Ohio, where […]

Democrats to Paul Ryan: End the "Witch Hunt" Investigation Into Fetal Tissue

In one of his final acts as Speaker of the House last October, John Boehner helped form the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives to explore allegations that abortion clinics are illegally selling fetal tissue for a profit. On Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Paul Ryan tries to turn House Republican chaos into a virtue

Paul Ryan’s deal when he became speaker of the House was that he’d give the far-far-far-right vandal caucus more leeway than they got from John Boehner. Predictably enough, that’s causing Ryan some headaches: Last week, conservatives twisted...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Releases List of 11 Potential Supreme Court Nominees

1. Antonin Scalia. Sure, he's dead. I knew that. So what? 2. John Boehner. I'm kinda partial to orange-faced guys. 3, Vladamir Putin. What? They gotta be American? 4. Ted Cruz. No, wait. They gotta be American! 5. Meghan Kelley. Because, you know what? She was very nice to me. 6. Show More Summary

John Boehner campaigns for pro-Trump House candidates

Paul Ryan is still not giving his blessing to Trump even though their meeting ended with many, many nonsense words and empty phrases. Ryan has also led the development of a plan that serves as an alternate platform. So legislative candidates...Show More Summary

Water Cooler 5/16/16 – OPEN THREAD – Boehner’s party bus, Libertarian debate, Cooking for Azeroth

Coming to a city near you Mark your calendar.  John Boehner is planning another yuuuge summer tour. “The trip — on Boehner’s bus, dubbed “Freedom One” — will begin after the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and end Labor Day weekend. Show More Summary

FishbowlNY Newsstand: Hugging It Out

The Journal features Joe Biden and John Boehner having a great time.

The Return of John Boehner

John Boehner “will spend late July and all of August on a cross-country bus trip raising money and campaigning for House Republicans,” Politico reports. “The trip — on Boehner’s bus, dubbed ‘Freedom One’ — will begin after the Republican National [...]

How Notre Dame honors Joe Biden, John Boehner and political civility

In today’s surreal and vitriolic political environment, where opponents and their ideas are belittled and debased, Notre Dame’s commencement on Sunday will celebrate a miracle, of sorts. The prestigious Catholic university will bestow...Show More Summary

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