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Boehner Crying

Boehner Gets Choked Up Talking About Gabby Giffords

Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

Appearing on ABC's This Week Sunday morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) became emotional and appeared to fight back tears while talking about...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner Bawls Through Congressional Award Ceremony | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- His sniffles began during the speech, but it wasn't until after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) stepped down from the podium during ...

John Boehner Defends Crying & Smoking

Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Bohener defended his aptness to cry and habit of smoking during an appearance on this weekend's edition of "Fox News Sunday." "I...

WATCH: Pelosi Makes Boehner Cry On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This week marked a historic event in politics when Nancy Pelosi handed over the gavel to new Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, but it was ...

Male Crying in Politics: Not Sexism, but Partyism

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

Unless you are a master of politics and emotion (i.e. the likes of President Bill Clinton), did you ever notice that there exists overt male "partyism" when it comes to crying?

Sarah Palin Goes After Obama On National TV

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin appeared on ABC News's "Good Morning America" for an exclusive interview Friday, in which she went on the offensive...

WATCH: Fallon Spoofs Boehner's Crying

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Tuesday night, Jimmy Fallon had some fun at the expense of future Speaker of the House John Boehner and his recent teary-eyed interview with "60 Mi...

The Grim Weeper

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I want to be clear. I don't have any problem with John Boehner crying, let alone crying repeatedly. It's just the galling hypocrisy of it all that is so pathetic.

'View' Ladies Mock John Boehner For Crying In '60 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

John Boehner's interview on "60 Minutes" has drawn a lot of attention for the number of times the incoming Speaker of the House cries in it. On Monda...

John Boehner Moved By 'American Dream'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the clock running out on the Democratic majority in the House, "60 Minutes" took some time to look at what makes incoming Republican Speaker John...

Nancy Pelosi: John Boehner Is 'Known To Cry'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If House Minority Leader John Boehner is concerned he's developing a reputation as a crybaby, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whom he will soon succeed in...

Boys Can Cry

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

Women in leadership cannot cry without raising a storm of commentary, but Boehner's tears were different. They revealed his humanity and showed he's a good guy.

WATCH: Boehner Tears Up During First GOP House Majority Speech

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

John Boehner's emotions nearly got the best of him late Tuesday night, as he addressed news that the GOP had taken majority control of the House of Re...