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Democrat drops out of US House race for Boehner's old seat

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's (BAY'-nurz) Ohio district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected Republican U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term.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."

Boehner On Ted Cruz: "Lucifer Is Back"

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

Boehner Says ‘Lucifer is Back’ After Cruz Refuses to Endorse Trump

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

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.

House conservatives try to force vote to impeach IRS head

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.

Quick Takes: Speaker Ryan and Deja Vu

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 »

Look out Paul Ryan, there's another Freedom Caucus coup brewing

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

Paul Ryan fails again with Freedom Caucus on sham gun votes

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

Paul Ryan Has A House Freedom Caucus Problem

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

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

GOP Response To Democratic Sit-In Shows Paul Ryan Is Not A Political Savior

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 [...]

House Democrats Stage A Protest #NoBillNoBreak And Rep. Paul Ryan Follows With Denying Democracy

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

VIDEO: Rep. Garamendi Shouts 'Mr. Speaker, Where ARE You?' At Paul Ryan's Empty Chair

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

Watch Jim McDermott rip Paul Ryan during House sit-in: ‘He’s up in his office crying’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

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...

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, House Democrats stage sit-in over Congressional inaction on gun violence

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.…

Paul Ryan Is Proving John Boehner Was Right

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 [...]

Freedom Caucus Gets New Member: Boehner's Successor

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

Conservative takes former Speaker Boehner's House seat

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 Latest: GOP's Davidson romps in low-turnout Ohio race

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

Ohio’s special election to replace John Boehner on Tuesday wasn’t ‘special’ at all.

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 […]

GOP's Davidson wins Ohio race to succeed Boehner

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

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