There are a few certainties in this world: fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly, John Boehner's gotta cry. Remember how a year ago -- just a year ago -- the former speaker of the House wept when Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress? And then only a couple of days later announced he was stepping down as speaker? There were tears then, too. Show More Summary
When House Speaker John Boehner quit, he acted like he was done with Washington’s toxicity, but the big dollars of the lobbying world have lured him back through the golden revolving door, writes Michael Winship. By Michael Winship There are…Read more ?
Speaker Paul Ryan has been under pressure from his own basket of deplorables to do something to punish the House Democrats for their dramatic sit-in for gun safety legislation on the House chamber floor last June. The leader of that effort, the conscience of the Congress, is daring Ryan to do it. Rep. Show More Summary
Count former House Speaker John Boehner as the latest not-quite-a-lobbyist. For nearly a decade, the number of registered lobbyists has slipped each year. This summer, the figure finally dipped below 10,000 — the lowest it’s been since the Center for Responsive Politics began keeping track in 1998. And that drop in lobbyists has been accompanied…
Mr. Boehner, who left the speakership and Congress last year, will work as a “strategic adviser” to clients of Squire Patton Boggs.
The former House speaker is pushing through Washington’s “revolving door.”
Nearly a year since he announced his retirement from Congress, former House Speaker John Boehner is joining a high-powered lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. The longtime Ohio Republican, 66, has signed up with Squire Patton Boggs, aShow More Summary
Former House Speaker John Boehner is cashing in on K Street almost one year after resigning from Capitol Hill. The Ohio Republican will join Squire Patton Boggs, a global law … Click to Continue »
John Boehner, who stepped down last year as House speaker, has landed on K Street. He will be part of Squire Patton Boggs’s public-policy practice as a strategic adviser and work on global business development, the firm said.
Former House Speaker John Boehner is starting a lucrative second career with a lobby firm.
Former House Speaker John Boehner has lined up his next job: serving as a director for tobacco company Reynolds American. Reynolds, the second-biggest tobacco company in the U.S., produces Camel and Newport cigarettes. According to CNN, Boehner is known for smoking Camel Ultra Lights. Show More Summary
John Boehner, a longtime smoker, was elected House Speaker in 2011 and resigned from the position and Congress nearly a year ago
Former House Speaker John Boehner has joined the board of Reynolds American Inc., the tobacco company said Thursday, a move that comes as it faces new pressure over menthol cigarettes.
About a year after abruptly stepping down as speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner has finally turned passion into a career....
Democrats in former House Speaker John Boehner's Ohio district can cast their votes for the party's nominee to oppose his Republican successor, but the result is a foregone conclusion. … Click to Continue »
U.S. House of Representatives Republicans will have a special conference next week to discuss whether Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen should be impeached, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday. “This is something that we’re going to have a planning conference on...
Newsmax, IRS Chief Faces Likely Impeachment Vote in US House: U.S. House conservatives are set to re-launch... their effort to impeach Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen, with or without Speaker Paul Ryan’s go-ahead. Representative John Fleming says he and other conservatives are prepared to unilaterally force an impeachment...
Former House Speaker John Boehner hadn’t uploaded a video since his farewell address 10 months ago, the subtext of which was “you won’t have old John Boehner to kick around anymore.” That all changed earlier today when he uploaded a seven-second video of himself driving his RV out into the plains. Read more...
If you google Paul Ryan right now, the first two headlines that come up are “House Conservatives Plot Coup Against Speaker Paul Ryan” and “5 Points on the Nightmare Paul Ryan Faces Even If The GOP Keeps The House.” Which is not ideal if you’re Paul Ryan. Google John Boehner, however, and you’ll find this: Read more...
WASHINGTON ? When Republican voters in Arizona receive a robocall this week featuring former House Speaker Newt Gingrich endorsing Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), they’ll hear just another example of how super PACs and political candidates...Show More Summary