If personnel is policy then House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is serious about immigration reform. In an otherwise ordinary list of new staffers, his office announced, “Rebecca Tallent will join the office as Assistant to the Speaker...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - House Speaker John Boehner rejected the label that this is a "do nothing" session of Congress, telling reporters Tuesday on Capitol Hill, "we've done our work." Boehner pointed the finger at the Democratic-led Senate for holding up legislation. "When you look at the number of bills passed by the House and the […]
This, in spite of the fact that the repeal effort is dead. And John Boehner Tweets it out as though he’s proud of it as Sarah Jones notes at PoliticusUSA. I call these hearings a waste of money because they are not really hearings; they are full on propaganda shows, put on by the GOP […]
The humble pride Boehner takes in how far he has come and where he now is is one of his most attractive qualities.The large pictures behind him were commissioned from the artist, John Trumbull (1756-1843). He donated his small originals to Yale at the end of his life as part of a deal: Yale offered him an annuity in return for his paintings. Show More Summary
At this hour 150 years ago, the @uscapitol Dome was completed. pic.twitter.com/u2fOjxtqZw-- Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) December 2, 2013 On December 2, 1863, amid the spectacle of a 35 gun salute accompanied by guns heard from the 12 forts around the District of Columbia, the U.S. Show More Summary
Though House Speaker John Boehner initially voiced support for NSA programs of dubious constitutionality, it seems the ground is shifting underneath his feet as pressure builds within the House GOP Caucus to allow a vote on legislation to limit the NSA’s power to spy on Americans.
?During 60 Minutes profile on Sunday, viewers got another opportunity to see Speaker John Boehner tear up.While walking into the Capitol rotunda, CBS anchor Scott Pelley asked Boehner if he takes the majesty of the building for granted."Never," Boehner replied as he got choked up. Show More Summary
In 2009 Barack Obama replaced the Churchill Bust in the Oval Office with a picture of himself walking on water. This week Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and the Republican Congress moved a bust of Winston Churchill back to Washington DC, … Continue reading ?
Brian Pallister is the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba -- kind of like a Canadian version of John Boehner. He recently offered some holiday greetings to interviewer Natalie Pollock, and his comments took a strange turn when he began to talk about atheists:
After House Speaker John Boehner promised the American people there would be no conference committee on the Senate “Gang of Eight” immigration bill, The Atlantic’s Molly Ball is out with a new report detailing how amnesty supporters are cooking up a scheme for revenge. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner boasts to Time magazine he makes "the best turkey brine around."
Plus: How to use John Boehner’s face in your Thanksgiving preparations, Fallon reveals Iran’s future financial plans—and more.
Boehner Paid $110k in Legal Fees as Part of Insider Trading Investigation The office of House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) appears to be a target in an ongoing investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into allegations...Show More Summary
Thanksgiving from Speaker of the House John Boehner, with a prayer for religious freedom:I’m pleased the Supreme Court has decided to address this important issue. Faith-based employers, including Catholic charities, schools, universities, and hospitals, should not be forced to provide services that contradict their faith. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - Move over Martha Stewart - House Speaker John Boehner boasts his recipe for brining turkey is the key to a delicious Thanksgiving feast. The Speaker is spending the holiday with his wife, Debbie, their two daughters and their husbands at his home in West Chester, Ohio.
By Frank MoraesAs you may recall, yesterday, I wrote about John Boehner's experience signing up for Obamacare, GOP Silence on Good Obamacare News. My focus was on the fact that when bad news comes out about Obamacare (Or just news that seems like it is bad news), the conservative press is all over it. Show More Summary
Speaker John Boehner signed up for Obamacare; he’ll see his monthly premium double even with a federal contribution. A special election for a vacant House seat in Florida could provide an example of how voters will react to Obamacare. All...Show More Summary
On the Golden Coast Monday President Obama pushed an immigration reform policy that he claimed, would help grow the economy and...
Washington may be a partisan mess, but business owners want a fix to the broken immigration system, and politicians are starting to listen. About three weeks ago, House Speaker John Boehner said he would never introduce a Senate bill on comprehensive immigration, even though it had passed by a wide majority in the upper house in June. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - The top Republican leading the charge against Obamacare is now signed up for it and will take thousands of dollars in government support to help with its costs, a spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner confirmed to CNN. Boehner's premiums for his new plan under the Affordable Care Act will nearly double […]