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Eric Cantor to Join Harvard as Visiting Fellow

21 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, who lost his primary election last year, is making a comeback as a visiting fellow for Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

David Duke Might Run for Scalise’s Seat: ‘This Guy Is a Sellout’

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Though he initially supported House Majority Leader Steve Scalise when the latter was hit with a neo-Nazi scandal, David Duke, one of the most prominent KKK/Neo-Nazi figures in America, hinted that he might run against Scalise for denouncing him.

Eric Cantor Plans Stint at Harvard as Visiting Fellow

Eric Cantor, the former House majority leader, will join Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government as a visiting fellow in early April, the school said Thursday.

Rep. Steve Scalise to meet with black leader in ongoing effort to save his career

'And when I said I was like David Duke without the baggage, I meant that David Duke had to pack a lot of white sheets.' All right everyone, pack it up—nothing more to see here. The problem has been solved. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise...Show More Summary

The Upcoming Battle Over Iran

The debate on Capitol Hill over Iranian sanctions is set to intensify in the coming weeks with House Majority Leader John Boehner extending an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of Congress. Show More Summary

Tom DeLay: Obama’s State Of The Union Address ‘Great’ In Laying Out ‘His Socialist Ideas’

I kidded former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, urging him to agree with me that the president’s State of the Union address was “great.” DeLay surprisingly said, “actually I thought it was great…I just love the kind of address he gave. It just laid out his socialist ideas…” His point was that the president’s boldness should push [...]

Israel’s Netanyahu Was Imported by GOP to Ensure a War with Iran

last weekNews : Truthdig

Republican House Majority leader John Boehner secretly invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington to address Congress and then once it was set up he let Barack Obama know about it.

Netanyahu Imported by GOP to ensure Iran War

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) — Republican House Majority leader John Boehner secretly invited Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Washington to address Congress and then once it was set up…

Watch John Boehner React to What Obama Said About Gay Marriage

When President Obama celebrated the rapid advances of marriage equality across the country during his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, House majority leader John Boehner, the highest-ranking Republican in Congress, remained...Show More Summary

No, No They Won't

Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says Senate Republicans will not sign on to the House's new Social Security crisis ploy or any effort to cut benefits... unless they have Democratic support. This is quite believable. Indeed, it's the major lesson of the Bush era Social Security phase-out debacle from back in 2005. Read More ?

Rep. Scalise, Who Twice Tried to Kill MLK Day, Wishes You All A Happy MLK Day

last weekNews : Mediaite

Today, House Majority Leader Steve Scalise (R-LA) honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose legacy he used to vote against honoring:

Republican Leaders Dismiss Obama's Tax Proposal As 'Not Serious'

last weekNews : The Two-Way

House Speaker John Boehner, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and others have rebuffed the president's plan to cut taxes for middle income earners by raising them on the wealthiest Americans.

McConnell tries to tamp down House expectations on anti-immigrant DHS bill

At the GOP retreat in Hershey, PA, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is delivering some sobering news to House Republicans about their anti-immigrant bill to fund DHS, reports The Hill. He told House Republicans not to expect miracles,...Show More Summary

Joni Ernst, Who Called Obama A ‘Dictator’, To Give GOP Response To SOTU

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell chose Ernst for the spotlight after President Obama gives his State of the Union Address Tuesday. In statements released after the announcement, both McConnell, R-Ky., and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, emphasized Ernst’s commitment to the middle class and suggested her remarks would focus on GOP efforts to address their [...]

GOP’s Top Priority: Passing a Budget Resolution

The new Republican-controlled Congress’s top priority in its first 100 days is passing a budget resolution by mid-April, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) said Thursday.

McConnell Urges House Republicans To Be Realistic

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered a reality check to House Republicans, the Washington Examiner reports. “House bills aren’t guaranteed to pass the Senate just because Republicans now control the chamber with 54 seats… McConnell cautioned the House GOP [...] The post McConnell Urges House Republicans To Be Realistic appeared first on Political Wire.

’300 new rules’ in just one week by President Obama? Nope

“One Week, Three Veto Threats, 300 New Regulations” –headline on blog on the Web site of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), posted Jan. 8, 2015 A reader wrote The Fact Checker concerning the facts in a blog post, which asserted that the Obama administration “has already issued 300 new rules in the Federal Register. You […]

Pelosi: Scalise Shows GOP’s ‘Bothersome,’ ‘Offensive’ Attitude Toward Minorities

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is continuing to blast the Republican Party following House Majority Whip Steve Scalise's (R-La.) admission that he spoke to a white supremacist convention in 2002.

Democrats saved the economy. Republicans tried to kill it.

Four years ago, Republicans led by then-new House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) began taking credit for the economic progress made since the Bush recession began in December 2007. Just 19 days after the GOP had assumed control of...Show More Summary

Top member of the establishment tries to claim he's anti-establishment

John Boehner has been speaker of the House since 2011. Before that, he had been House minority leader since 2007, before which he had been majority leader for a year. From 1995 to 1999, he was chair of the House Republican Conference. Show More Summary

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