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Boehner: ‘I have to be the Gestapo’ because nothing is ‘conservative enough’ for Tea Party

House Speaker John Boehner went on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night and blamed Republicans for shutting down the government last year. Although Senate Republicans like Ted Cruz continue to insist that the government shutdown was the fault of President Obama, Speaker Boehner frankly admitted that the gambit…

WATCH LIVE: Boehner responds to Obama

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) is expected to issue his response to President Barack Obama regarding the government shutdown. Watch live, as aired on the Washington Post, below. Steal this story ... LEGALLY…

Boehner: Ending abortion ‘one of our most fundamental goals this year’

In a special message to the annual anti-abortion protest March for Life, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) vowed that ending abortion would be one of the top priorities of Republicans this year. “Defending life, of course, is about much more than voting the right way or saying the right things,”…

House Democrats call on Boehner to stop defending DOMA at taxpayer expense

House Democrats on Monday questioned why House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was continuing to provide legal defense for the Defense of Marriage Act even though a federal court had declared a provision of the law unconstitutional. “[W]e have long believed that DOMA is unconstitutional,” wrote Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Barney…

Tea Party may get rebuffed in tax cut showdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Speaker John Boehner, hoping to spare fellow Republicans a second embarrassing defeat over payroll tax cuts, is prepared to navigate around rebellious Tea Party-aligned lawmakers to get a deal, according to congressional aides. Republicans in the House of Representatives got a public drubbing from critics within…

GOP Jack*ssery gone wild: Boehner’s spokesbot says being gay is a choice, religion is not

Wow, I didn’t think they would really try to lodge the claim that there’s a religious denomination gene that ensures your faith is predetermined when you shoot out of the womb, but when you’re an anti-gay Republican like House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) , it’s ok to send your…

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