Billed on the company's website as a "seriously grown up speaker," Cambridge Audio's Bluetone 100 ($300) gets its name from its 100-watt amplifier power and Bluetooth capabilities; it houses two 4" drivers that promise room-filling sound. Show More Summary
When King Charles I came to the House of Commons in 1642 to arrest five bolshie MPs, Speaker Lenthall told him: “I have neither eyes to see nor tongue to speak, except as this House is pleased to direct me.” It is a pity that Speaker John Bercow has not followed the precept of his [...]
The cross-party group of MPs opposing John Bercow’s appointment of Carol Mills as Clerk of the House have now submitted their early day motion designed to stop the Speaker going… Continue reading The post Exclusive: 74 MPs support campaign against Bercow’s clerk appointment appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
President Barack Obama may have helped win an Emmy award for his work with Zach Galifianakis, but House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) is making his play to wrest the quirky video crown away with his own odd co-star: a toy monkey.
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. Especially when your glass house is the House of Representatives. Speaker of the House John Boehner made headlines last month, when he launched a misguided lawsuit against President...Show More Summary
Ever wonder what it’s like to be Speaker of the House? Congressman John Boehner explains. According to the Office of Speaker John A. Boehner 2013 Intern Manual, said monkey “was given to the Speaker as a birthday gift after the jokeShow More Summary
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) is kind of like a toy monkey, according to John Boehner. With Washington more or less done trying to work on anything substantive for the year, Boehner's office on Tuesday posted a video of the House leader playing with a toy wind-up monkey. Show More Summary
Congressman Boehner is the Speaker of the House of Representatives. It’s a powerful job, but you might not realize it from this clip.
Yesterday, North Carolina Right to Life, the state’s oldest and largest pro-life organization, endorsed North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis for the U.S. Senate. With its endorsement, North Carolina Right to Life points to Rep. Tillis’ outstanding pro-life leadership as Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives. Show More Summary
The official government office of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) posted to its website on Tuesday a slickly produced 40-second video centered on a wind-up toy monkey that sits in Boehner’s house.
In the wake of a Government Accountability Office report that concluded the Obama administration broke the law when it released five Taliban Guantanamo prisoners for Bowe Bergdahl, House Speaker John Boehner slammed the administration’s propensity to ignore laws. Show More Summary
The campaign against Speaker Bercow’s plan to appoint Carol Mills as Clerk of the House is growing on the Tory backbenches. Coffee House has today been contacted by a series… Continue reading The post The growing campaign against John Bercow’s choice for Commons clerk appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Arizona speaker of the house Andy Tobin is the latest Republican politician to suggest migrants from Central America might bring the Ebola virus with them to the United States. Tobin, who is seeking the GOP nomination for the state's...Show More Summary
CNN host and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has a new column defending Barack Obama from criticism of how often the president golfs. Sort of. In a column at his website, Gingrich says the number of times Obama golfs doesn’t matter because he’s a terrible president regardless: The problem with President Obama’s golf outings is [...]
With special cameos from Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner
Sen. Kay Hagan (D) of North Carolina is in a tight race with state House speaker Thom Tillis (R) for a Senate seat in 2014. Hagan has the backing of Emily’s List, a PAC that supports female Democratic candidates that support abortion rights. Show More Summary
By David Lawder FOND DU LAC Wis. (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and crack down on illegal immigrants who he says will "destroy" America. And if U.S. House Speaker John Boehner wants to keep his job next year, he had better be sure Grothman and his fellow House of Representatives newcomers are happy....
Photo of woman/SHUTTERSTOCK We were pleased to read Speaker Frank Chopp’s editorial regarding the need for affordable housing options in Seattle. Certainly the groups he mentions—homeless youth and families, individuals with disabilities and mental illness, workforce adults—are deserving of affordable housing within the City of Seattle. Show More Summary
If you ever find yourself in a poker game with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), watch for when he breaks out the cigarettes. "If it’s a good meeting, he might go without one," Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) writes in his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea. Show More Summary