Essential Politics: Rep. Xavier Becerra to be next state attorney general, Pelosi wins another term as Democratic leader Dec. 1, 2016, 10:27 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: California Rep. Xavier...
Essential Politics: Pelosi wins another term as Democratic leader, Sanders warns against 'liberal elite' Dec. 1, 2016, 10:07 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi won...
WASHINGTON ? House Republicans are expected to vote on whether to water down a key piece of former House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) legacy ? the 2011 ban on earmarks. The House Republican Conference on Wednesday will consider aShow More Summary
In light of the long line of women coming forward to dispute Donald Trump’s claim that he never sexually assaulted anyone, Trump lost a lot of support from key political figures, including Sen. John McCain and House Speaker Paul Ryan. But one group is standing shoulder to shoulder with Trump: religious right leaders. Yes, the [...]
The presidential election could determine the ideology of the Supreme Court for a generation—and that's putting some Republicans in a bind. Some, like former Republican House Speaker John Boehner, are supporting Donald Trump solely on the basis of the Supreme Court. Show More Summary
Vice co-founder Shane Smith’s interview with John Boehner, which aired last Tuesday on Vice News Tonight, opens with b-roll footage of the former House Speaker mowing his lawn, then pensively smoking a cigarette as he peers into the distance. It’s the portrait of a suburban dad in retirement. It also serves as a reminder of the onetime tagline of Vice’s...
Former House Speaker John Boehner has stayed pretty quiet since leaving Capitol Hill. But, in an interview with Fox News's Brit Hume Wednesday...
Uh-oh. House Speaker Paul Ryan, who just a year ago took over after extremist House Republicans revolted against John Boehner, is in trouble with extremist House Republicans over his attempt to walk a line on Donald Trump. Ryan has tried...Show More Summary
The Hill reports: Former Speaker of the House John Boehner says that despite numerous problems with the Republican presidential nominee, he is committed to vote for Donald Trump in November. “He is not a conservative. He is barely a Republican,” Boehner said in an interview with Vice News that was previewed Tuesday night. Show More Summary
Shortly after trashing Speaker of the House Paul Ryan in an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump moved on to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who recently unendorsed Trump in wake of his “grab ’em by the pussy” comments. Just like with Ryan, Trump targeted McCain on Twitter earlier in the […]
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.