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Speaker Boehner

Boehner Speech Preview: Will He (Republican) Party Like It's 1995?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

As we get ready for John Boehner to take the gavel, I find myself thinking back to the last time a Republican speaker took control of the House from a Democrat -- and reflecting on how far down the wrong road we have traveled since then.

Don't Cry for Me, Mr. Speaker

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lisa Kaas Boyle

What might a Republican donor, pleased to have Republican control of the House, say to the weeping speaker? Or perhaps sing to Boehner, to the tune of "Don't Cry for Me Argentina?"

John Boehner Reveals Plans For First Vote As Speaker

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Incoming Speaker of the House John Boehner recently announced that his first measure to cut spending as leader of the House of Representatives would b...

What's Next, Impeachment?

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

So much for making nice Mr. President, the gloves are off as the Republican leadership comes out swinging. These folks don't want to work with you, or...

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...

Michele Bachmann Won't Commit To John Boehner For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) recently appeared to express some trepidation about supporting her colleague, John Boehner (R-Ohio), for Speaker of th...

Republican House Musings

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Republican Party's approval rating is the most dismal of all, clocking in lower than even the Democratic Party's approval. In other words, the voters are about to vote into power a party they like less than the party currently in power.

Another GOP Candidate Refuses To Endorse John Boehner For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Dakota GOP congressional challenger Kristi Noem said Wednesday that she isn't ready to promise her vote to promote Minority Leader John Boehner ...

Powerful Special Interests Banking On Prospect Of 'Speaker Boehner'

USA Today | Fredreka Schouten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Ohio lawmaker has collected nearly $7.1 million for his campaign and leadership committees -- more than double the $2.9 million that current Speak...

Eric Cantor Denies Power Grab: 'I Support John Boehner For Speaker'

The Washington Post | Perry Bacon Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But Boehner has had no complaint about the "Young Guns" book, the latest example of the high-profile tactics of Cantor, who is the No. 2 man in the Ho...

GOP Quietly Lays Plans For Boehner-Led House

Politico | Mike Allen & Jim Vandehei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans have held a series of private discussions to plot their first moves if they win the majority in November -- with plans to use spendi...

Lucia Graves

Steny Hoyer Mocks 'Speaker Boehner' And His Agenda: It's 'Not Going To Happen'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Thursday of House Minority Leader John Boehner's aspirations to be the next speaker of the House: It's ...