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Agenda Project Action Fund President Erica Payne responds to conservative outrage over "Republican Cuts Kill" ad.
by ealtieri
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 12:28 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Speaker Boehner's Fifth Column Tactics are damaging America's Image here and across the globe. When will we-the-thinking-people say... ENOUGH'S, ENOUGH? thinkingblue CLICK HERE TO ENLARGE ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2015 at 06:41 AM PST with 3 Recommends
At this point we have all heard the triumphant trumpets sounding, Congressman Louie Gohmert is officially challenging Speaker Boehner for the Speakership of the House of Representatives. I'm not ...
by Jacob Geers
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Jan 04, 2015 at 02:22 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Does it seem odd to anyone else that the son of a saloon keeper enters public service and now, as Speaker of the House, is a multimillionaire? That question and just this one more: How did all our ...
by srcla10
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Aug 26, 2014 at 12:32 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Congress failed to pass a bill addressing the border crisis. The House Republicans made a complete dog’s breakfast of it in fact and everyone went on vacation without resolving anything. Where ...
by Mopshell
Comment Count 101 comments on Mon Aug 04, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 140 Recommends
For the first time in the history of the United States, Congress has passed a bill to authorize the Speaker of the House to file a lawsuit against the President of the United States, President ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 06:39 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
OFA asked me to write a letter for their delivery to the Speaker. Here's what I said... Dear Speaker Boehner, Your pursuit of a "lawsuit" against the President of the United States is foolhardy, a ...
by chipoliwog
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jul 23, 2014 at 03:07 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
As squeaker of the house, he never has a nice day. The teahadists loathe him, the Dems probably barley speak to him, and his caucus is divided several ways on every issue (except saying NO! to Obama).
by oldcrow
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 03:43 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
John Boehner has given mixed signals on whether or not he will push immigration reform legislation through the House. As the Hill notes Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday told a private ...
by trumanesque
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 09:16 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
In most other democracies, the shutdown/coup attempt/hostage taking that is now thankfully over could not happen. Most first world democracies are parliamentary systems, and have safeguards that ...
by RhodeIslandAspie
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 05:36 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
So we all know that the speaker of the house could have brought a vote on a clean continuing resolution weeks ago. All the evidence available suggested the votes were their to pass the bill. Yet, ...
by Scoop8282
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 02:26 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
This is a story that should be fairly disturbing. I am a 19 year old college student hailing from West Chester, Ohio. I set forth last spring (early April) to speak to my congressman -- John Boehner -
by Jacob Geers
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Oct 16, 2013 at 09:09 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
As we creep along towards fiscal Armageddon, thanks exclusively to the Tea Party and the mysterious hold it has on John Boner's Boehner's short hairs, US markets are gearing up to react with terror ...
by Pragmatus
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 02:37 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Why? Because he's got a lot on his mind. In addition to attempting to ruin the United States and put us on a collision course with economic disaster, he's also had to deal with his daughter getting ...
by Animeraider
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Oct 11, 2013 at 10:13 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Boehner must realize that the pressure is on him now, as strongly as it's ever been. But has anyone gotten through his fog to explain to him that there is probably no way for him to retain the ...
by wildhypotheses
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Oct 09, 2013 at 08:33 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In my previous diary A SIMPLE QUESTION I was the first to suggest a Discharge Petition to put a clean CR on the floor of the House of Representatives. Now I have an amazing solution to solve the ...
by MRH1
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Oct 07, 2013 at 06:03 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I am increasingly pessimistic about the chances that the government won't be shut down tonight. I simply don't think that Boehner has the ability or will to control his caucus and let a "clean" CR ...
by leshrac55
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Sep 30, 2013 at 02:18 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I read "Endgame, part 2: Have House Republicans already started to break?" available here: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/08/04/1228179/-Endgame-part-2-Have-House-Republicans-already-started-to-...
by Woody25
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 12:26 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I can't make my mind up about Schuyler Colfax (above). Was he a crooked, intriguing politician, as a wise man once said, or was he a working class hero who rose to the second highest office in the ...
by KAMuston
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 06:00 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I think the notion that the Hastert rule is dead is a little premature. After all, subject to a discharge petition, and I cannot remember a single successful one, the only way something is ...
by RickM NYC
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 10:57 AM PST with 0 Recommends