The Republican Party's establishment continues to make its uselessness in reining in government growth in any place but an imagined future clearer and clearer, as reported in Business Insider: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) snapped at conservative groups that have come out in opposition to the budget deal reached Wednesday between Rep. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) snapped at conservative groups that have come out in opposition to the budget deal reached Wednesday.
A Washington federal judge today dismissed Rep. Charles Rangel's (D-N.Y.) lawsuit against U.S. House of Representatives leaders over his 2010 censure for misconduct. Rangel sued Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and other House leaders in April, claiming he was denied due...
Republican leaders defended a modest budget deal that would maintain government operations through 2015 amid conservative opposition that could scuttle the legislation in the House. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, lashed out at conservative advocacy groups that have en …
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) unusually snapped at conservative groups that have come out in opposition to the budget deal reached Wednesday between Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.). "They're using the American people for their own purposes. Show More Summary
Here's something you don't see every day on budget matters. About 20 minutes apart Tuesday evening, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) both released statements hailing the budget deal reached Tuesday as a positive first step toward avoiding governing by crisis. Show More Summary
If personnel is policy then House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is serious about immigration reform. In an otherwise ordinary list of new staffers, his office announced, “Rebecca Tallent will join the office as Assistant to the Speaker...Show More Summary
Boehner Paid $110k in Legal Fees as Part of Insider Trading Investigation The office of House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) appears to be a target in an ongoing investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into allegations...Show More Summary
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industries, today noted that Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC) Co-Chair Bob Latta (R-Ohio) has introduced HR 3590, a ne...
Late last week Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) made a big show of trying but failing to sign up for Obamacare because of the notoriously buggy website. He even did a special tweet noting his hopeless situation which is not terribly surprising given the frustrating experiences so many have had. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) was as unlucky as the other people in the nation when it came to signing up for Obamacare on the HealthCare.gov website, he claims.
While the Senate majority leader is blowing up his institution, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) held an interesting press conference, giving some broad hints as to where that body is going. First, Boehner suggested that the House isn’t merely going to club the president over Obamacare. He said: “Frankly, I never do this, but I’m going […]
TRNS - House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said today that short-term federal funding agreements, known as continuing resolutions, are “a poor way to do business.” Boehner said that he is “hopeful” that a group of House and Senate negotiators will be able to work out a budget compromise before current federal funding expires on January 15. As [...]
“Someone knew this system wasn’t ready. And yet for political reasons, as the chairman said, they went ahead and launched it and put millions of Americans’ personal information at risk.” – Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), interviewed by Fox News’s Sean Hannity, Nov. 13, 2013 “What we know is that the people who knew or should […]
Last week when House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) reiterated that the House would not agree to a comprehensive immigration bill and go to conference on the Senate version, liberal pro-immigration groups and pundits spun this — almost — gleefully as the end of immigration. Boehner had said much the same thing many times before. So […]
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) made clear at his weekly press conference on Thursday that any savings accrued from a farm bill that is being discussed by the House and the Senate should not be used to get rid of the sequestration cuts enacted in 2013. Show More Summary
Farm Bill Erik Wasson and Russell Berman reported yesterday at The Hill’s On the Money Blog that, “Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday said he does not believe the deficit savings in a 2013 farm bill should be used to reach a year-end budget deal replacing the sequester. “The farm bill being negotiated between the House […]
A group of hard-core right-wing House members will introduce a resolution Thursday calling for the impeachment of the attorney general. But there is no sign yet that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) or other House GOP leaders will act on the measure. Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas) and 10 other House Republicans — including Minnesota Rep. Michele […]
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Chances for advancing immigration reform this year were stopped short Wednesday when Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said the House will not be negotiating the Senate-passed bill, the Associated...Show More Summary
Politico: “The Senate made history Thursday, voting 64-32 to pass landmark legislation extending workplace protections to the LGBT community. The legislation now heads to the House, where Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) opposes the measure.” And check out this quote fro …