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Tea Party candidate mocks John Boehner's 'electile dysfunction'

Incredible as it may seem, someone has finally come up some new puerile jokes about Speaker of the House John Boehner's (R-Ohio) last name. In a campaign spot called "When the Moment is Right," Boehner's Tea Party primary challenger, high school teacher J.D. Show More Summary

Blame both the GOP and President Obama for immigration reform failure

New York immigrant families and advocates threw House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday the kind of welcoming party he so richly deserves: They rallied outside a fund-raiser he was hosting in Manhattan to protest his insulting indifference to the suffering of immigrant families and his unconscionable passivity on immigration reform.

Why House conservatives will never topple John Boehner

House conservatives are apparently plotting another coup attempt against Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.). Though it doesn't appear to be as fumble-fingered as their awesomely incompetent 2013 attempt,...Show More Summary

Hillary's New Book, Boehner Cries at Taco Bell Event, Hank Aaron Says GOP Is Like KKK: P.M. Links

6 days agoNews : Reason

Hillary Clinton is going to publish a new book about her experience as secretary of state. No word on he Benghazi chapter.  House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) "choked back tears" while praising the Boys & Girls Clubs of America at a Taco Bell–hosted event. Show More Summary

Kissing Congressman Looking To Involve FBI In Make-Out Video

Vance McAllister, the Louisiana congressman caught kissing a staffer on video, wants the FBI to find out who leaked it. Another good use of taxpayer dollars. [He's] considering sending a letter to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) requesting an FBI investigation into the release of a surveillance video that showed him kissing a former staff member, […]

Beyonce bestie Kelly Rowland spotted on the Hill

Hey isn’t that… One-third of the super girl group Destiny’s Child, Kelly Rowland, at the Cannon building on Tuesday alongside House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). The singer and the speaker were both on hand to support a new multi-year commitment from the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens that will provide $30 million to the Boys & […]

Boehner Teary-Eyed over Taco Bell Foundation Donation to Teens

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, found another reason to shed tears on Tuesday, this time to acknowledge the generosity of the Taco Bell Foundation’s gift of $30 million to help adolescents successfully graduate from high school.Show More Summary

Listen, Speaker Boehner, to New York's hungry

Come Monday House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will be in New York for — what else? — a political fund-raiser.

Boehner: House to take up VA accountability bill

House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) has signaled that the chamber will vote on a bill to allow the head of the Veterans Affairs Department to fire or demote senior executives for performance problems. At a news conference Thursday, GOP lawmakers touted the measure as a way to help VA Secretary Eric K. Shinseki address some […]

John Boehner posts video of himself cutting the grass

Hey isn’t that….House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) cutting his lawn. The GOP leader shared an Instagram video of himself gassing up the good ole Toro push mower on Friday with the caption: “Spring time = yard work time.” “I love green grass,” Boehner announced in the video. With last week’s House recess, the GOP leader must have […]

Congressman Pushes Pentagon Chief to Make Russian Troop Movements Public

MoreU.S. Eyes Natural Gas Exports to Weaken PutinRep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) called on Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel Wednesday to immediately make known Russian troop movements along the Ukrainian border. The congressman believes such...Show More Summary

Speaker John Boehner: The deporter in chief

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) could end deportations of undocumented immigrants today. Boehner can call an open vote of the House — as he has done many, many times, ignoring the “Hastert Rule” when convenient — and pass comprehensive immigration...

A.M. Links: Congress Invites Pope To Speak, Scott Brown May Run Again, Facebook To Start Running Video Ads

last monthNews : Reason

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) extended an invitation to Pope Francis to address a joint session of Congress in 2015, an invitation supported by leaders from both parties. It would be the first time a pontiff addresses Congress. In...Show More Summary

Another ‘Hot Mic’ Moment, This One Starring Lindsey Graham

You’ve got to love a “hot mic” moment like this: After [Secretary of State John Kerry's Senate] testimony [Thursday], Sen. Lindsey Graham approached Kerry to offer help negotiating with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) — an exchange caught on the desk microphone before Kerry turned it off. “Hey John, good job,” Graham said. “Let me […]

Pope Francis could become the first pontiff ever to address Congress

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) has invited Pope Francis to address a joint session of Congress. If Pope Francis accepts, he would be the first head of the Catholic Church to ever address the legislative body. "The Holy Father's...Show More Summary

Weekly addresses: GOP, Obama offer different views on moving forward

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, agree on at least one thing: The economic status quo is not working. But in their weekly addresses, the President and the freshman senator presented very different ideas on how to fix the problem - and what is causing it in the first place. […]

Boehner not dusting off his drilling plan for highway bill

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) won’t revive his 2011 proposal to use oil drilling revenue for infrastructure when the House takes up a new highway bill later this year, lawmakers and aides say.Members of both...

Finally, John Boehner calls himself 'Boner'

To the delight of juvenile adults everywhere, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday said his name the way we all wish it was actually pronounced. After a reporter accidentally called the Speaker "Mr. Camp" — referring...Show More Summary

Meet Speaker John Boner

Somebody might have had a nip or two before meeting the press today. Or maybe his name is really pronounced this way and he forgot to keep up appearances. Speaker: It's Boner, I mean Boehner: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday...Show More Summary

John Boehner Knows Exactly What You Think His Name Sounds Like

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) cracked a joke Thursday that signaled he knows exactly how many people think his name is pronounced. When a reporter called Boehner "Mr. Camp" -- referencing House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) -- the House Speaker was quick to acknowledge the mistake. "It's Boner," Boehner said with a smirk. Watch the moment above.

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