CINCINNATI (AP) — The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's (BAY'-nurz) Ohio district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected Republican U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term. Twenty-six-year-old Corey Foister (FOY'-stur) says the June 7 special election results show he's "not the right person."
Back on April 28, we learned in rather comical terms that John Boehner is not a fan of Ted Cruz. At all. So much so that according to NBC the former Republican House Speaker told an audience at Stanford University that the Texas senator...Show More Summary
Remember when former House Speaker John Boehner called Ted Cruz "Lucifer" and a "miserable son of a bitch" back in April? Well, it's happening again.
The aggressive move by the Freedom Caucus could signal new problems for House Speaker Paul Ryan, who thus far has not faced the opposition from his right flank that forced the previous speaker, John Boehner, out of office last fall.
Some things never change. That’s the lesson Speaker Ryan is having to learn about what to expect from the lunatic Freedom Caucus. House conservatives are threatening to force a vote to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, bucking Republican leaders who don’t believe his actions warrant such severe consequences. Leaders of the House Freedom Caucus... Read more »
Nobody could have predicted. Paul Ryan's House Republican maniacs have threatened to force a vote on a stupid thing against the wishes of their leadership, the same tactic that was the beginning of the end of John Boehner's speakership. Leaders...Show More Summary
House Speaker Paul Ryan decided he had to do something in answer to last month's dramatic Democratic sit-in for gun safety legislation led by Georgia Rep. John Lewis. So he reached for the NRA-approved "terror gap" bill championed by Texas Republican Sen. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- When Paul Ryan took the speaker's gavel in October, he wanted things to be different. Former Speaker John Boehner had just resigned from Congress over the threat of a conservative mutiny, and Ryan -- who never really wanted...Show More Summary
Tuesday was the day that U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) and other Democrats went back to Congress to figure out what to do next on gun control. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said that afternoon that he wasn’t going to reward Democrats for their civil obedience. Honestly, when Lewis, the last survivor from the 1963 […]
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 [...]
On June 22, 2016, the citizenry witnessed democracy in action. Enraged by the Speaker of the House, Rep. Paul Ryan, refusal to allow a debate and vote on gun control proposals that are sponsored by Rep. Peter T. King, Rep. John Lewis led Democrats to a sit-in. Show More Summary
Rep. John Garamendi's speech began by asking where the Speaker of the House was, as he looked at the empty chair. It was a funny moment, but his speech rapidly turned darker and more passionate. I single out Garamendi here, but as I write, Rep. Show More Summary
Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) mocked House Speaker Paul Ryan (D-WI) in the midst of a Democratic Party protest against legislative inaction on gun safety proposals. McDermott said the sit-in, organized by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), came on the day that Ryan was to roll out a Republican alternative to the...
Turn your attention to Washington, D.C., where Democratic lawmaker including Congressman John Lewis, D-Atlanta, have launched a sit-in over Congress' inaction on gun violence. "We were elected to lead, Mr. Speaker," he said. "We must be headlights and not taillights.…
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 [...]
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
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 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
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 […]
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