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Zach Carter

House GOP Keeps Defunding Group That's Been Gone For 3 Years | Zach Carter | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House GOP leaders abruptly shelved a bill to fund standard federal transportation and housing programs last Wednesday, one of the l...

Amanda Terkel

How A Women's Bathroom Helped John Boehner Pull Off A Capitol Land Grab | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives split its first committee, Ways and Means, into two in 1865, creating the Committee on Banking and Cur...

Repealing Health Care Reform Could Kill 32,000 People a Year

Richard Kirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Kirsch

As the Republicans rant about repealing health care reform to stop a government takeover, Democrats should do more than just remind people that repeal will take away real benefits. It will take away lives.

Yogi Berra's Advice to John Boehner

Al Eisele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

No one party ever achieves permanent power in our two-party system. As Boehner tries to help House Republicans, he should remember a bit of sage advice from Yogi Berra: "When you come to a fork in the road, take it."

Amanda Terkel

New GOP Same As The Old GOP: Republicans Embrace Longtime Pet Issues | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans trumpeted their historic election gains as a sign that the American public is ready for change -- clearing the swamp and ren...

Amanda Terkel

Women's Group Takes Aim At 'Boehner's Boys' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, the political action committee aimed at electing pro-choice Democratic women to public office, is launching a new campaign...

Amanda Terkel

Is The Office Of Congressional Ethics Be On The GOP Chopping Block? | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With "transparency" and "accountability" the new buzz words amongst the incoming Republican lawmakers in Congress, one fixture that may ...

Why Won't Republicans Answer This One Simple Question?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It's like a disease. I've not seen one Republican leader, from DeMint to Rep. John Boehner to Rep. Eric Cantor to Sen. Mitch McConnell answer the "which specific programs would you cut" question with a straight answer.

How to Lose Over a Million Jobs

Andrew Fieldhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Fieldhouse

John Boehner claims his proposed policies will drive job growth more than any proposal of President Obama's. However, we find that this proposal would have a devastating impact on the struggling U.S. labor market.

GOP Takeover Of House

Los Angeles Times | Lisa Mascaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The lawmakers are battling for the soul of the Republican Party. On Tuesday, they are releasing a 192-page paperback, "Young Guns: A New Generation of...

John Boehner's Pre-Emptive Strike Against Obama: Speech Touches On Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel And Veterans

Hotline On Call | Jeremy P. Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Min. Leader John Boehner (R-OH) will get the jump on Pres. Obama's prime time address, offering his second major address in as many weeks and se...

House Minorty Leader John Boehner Comes Out : I'm Black

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

John Boehner, Republican representative from Ohio's eighth Congressional District and ironically the House minority leader, has told friends and famil...

Lucia Graves

GOPers Line Up To Repeal Wall Street Reform | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last month Dino Rossi became the first Senate candidate in the country to call for the repeal of Wall Street reform. Now it's clear he has plenty of c...

John Boehner To Democrats: You're 'The Ones Who Are Out Of Touch'

The Washington Post | Dan Balz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) fired back at the White House Wednesday, arguing that "they're the ones who are out of touch" with the Ame...

John Boehner: Raise Retirement Age To 70; Wall Street Reform Is Like 'Killing An Ant With A Nuclear Weapon'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) believes that a "political rebellion" akin to the American revolution of 1776 is brewing, that the Social ...

Capitol Hill's So-Called 'Little Punk Staffers' Respond To GOP Comments

Politico | Erica Lovley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hill staffers often feel overworked and underappreciated. Now, they're feeling abused -- and they say that a handful of outspoken Republicans are to b...

Breaking News: Congress Passes $8 Trillion Ethics Reform Bill

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jim Lichtman

Wednesday, the House passed the Senate version of the most sweeping ethics reform package ever put forth by a governmental body with an incredible unanimous vote.

What's Really Behind the Health Care Hate?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Have we become so politically correct as a nation as to be so afraid to call this shameful behavior exactly what it is? Not me. This blatant racism makes me sick, and I'm not afraid to call it out.

What the Health Care Vote Says About the Parties

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Let's face it, what the health care reform bill vote really boils down to is this: Democrats want to help people, Republicans only care about their personal wealth and keeping their taxes low.

Health Care Reform: Deep Twitter Thoughts on The Health Care Vote

Katie Halper | Posted 03.22.2010 | Comedy
Katie Halper

Stupak is like a boyfriend who starts saying all the right stuff after you've decided to break up with him.

Boehner Rejects Fox News Call For Pelosi's Resignation

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fox News has been aggressively pushing for Pelosi's resignation. This morning, Fox and Friends host Brian Kilmeade tried to get House Minority Leader ...

Boehner Rush Limbaugh Op-Ed: It's A Dem Conspiracy

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner has responded to the ongoing deification of radio host Rush Limbaugh in a Washington Post op-ed Thursday. Boehner ...

Bipartisanship: Republicans Still Think It's "Date Rape"

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Conservative ideologue, Republican strategist and obsessed slayer of any and all taxes large and small, Grover Norquist, once referred to bipartisansh...

GOP Leader Boehner Admits Republican Fundraising "Sucks"

Politico | Jim VandeHei and John F. Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the best things that can be said of Rep. John A. Boehner's leadership is that the head of House Republicans is no Newt Gingrich, no Tom DeLay. ...