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If the U.S. Were Really a Democracy, John Boehner Would Be House MINORITY Leader

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Nationwide, Democrats received more than a half million more votes for the House of Representatives than Republicans did. But despite getting fewer overall votes, Republicans captured 55 percent of the House seats.

Mr. President and Senator Reid: Time for Silent Night

Jim Neal | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Jim Neal

Speaker Boehner's attempt to concoct a narrative about some compromise of a compromise depends on who's listening. And that's where the president and Senator Reid have an opportunity to play the spoilers.

Debt Debate -- Politicians Shirk the Responsibilities of the Job

Daniel Dicker | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics
Daniel Dicker

With my retirement account and my clients' at such grave risk, I am wondering when the responsibility of the job of being a Congressman will trump the rhetoric and jousting for political advantage.

Sam Stein

Boehner Set To Call Obama's Bluff In Push For Short-Term Debt Ceiling Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is set to call the Democratic Party's bluff on the debt ceiling. The Ohio Republican, in a briefing ...

We've Finally Got Health Care, Hallelujah: All the GOP Can Conjure Is the Bogeyman!

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Russnow

Why is it that Americans only see Republicans' true colors when their results are catastrophic, as in the case of the unending wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the financial crises of the last couple of years?

Good Wins Over Evil. Period.

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman

Make no mistake, this isn't an argument between thoughtful people with opposing viewpoints. This is a fight between good and evil.

The Sahalis: Symbol Of A Decade?

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Before simply castigating the Salahis as weird attention seekers like the balloon-boy family, we really do need to draw back and look upon ourselves as individuals, and who we are as a nation.