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Tea party Rep: We do give Boehner ‘fits’

Wondering if the Tea Party caucus in the House intentionally gives John Boehner headaches? One congressman says that is the case. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) appeared on Fox News Monday morning and was asked by anchor Bill Hemmer if the most conservative members of the chamber gives the House Speaker…

Tea party Rep: We do give Boehner ‘fits’

Wondering if the Tea Party caucus in the House intentionally gives John Boehner headaches? One congressman says that is the case. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) appeared on Fox News Monday morning and was asked by anchor Bill Hemmer if the most conservative members of the chamber gives the House Speaker…

Issa declines investigation into News Corp. phone hacking

For a congressman who isn’t afraid to start up an investigation, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) sure was cautious when the idea of probing into News Corporation was presented to him. The House Oversight committee chairman appeared on Fox News Tuesday evening and declined to investigate the Murdoch corporation. News Corp.…

Issa declines investigation into News Corp. phone hacking

For a congressman who isn’t afraid to start up an investigation, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) sure was cautious when the idea of probing into News Corporation was presented to him. The House Oversight committee chairman appeared on Fox News Tuesday evening and declined to investigate the Murdoch corporation. News Corp.…

Rep. Anthony Weiner exploring legal action over ‘Weinergate’ fiasco

Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner is consulting with his lawyers after it was reported that the New York congressman sent a racy photo to a female college student from Seattle via Twitter. “We’ve retained counsel to explore the proper next steps and to advise us on what civil or criminal actions…

Rep. Paul Ryan ‘unlikely’ to run for Senate

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan is reportedly not considering a run for the U.S. Senate seat now occupied by Senator Herb Kohl (D-WI). Sources close to Ryan told POLITICO’s David Catanese that the congressman was unlikely to run for the Senate seat. Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman, said he…

Ron Paul jokes: ‘I don’t want to use heroin’ so I need drug laws

Texas Rep. Ron Paul and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, who are both libertarian-leaning Republicans, defended drug legalization during the Fox News presidential debate on Thursday night. When questioned about why social conservatives should support him, Paul said they should vote for him because his defense of liberty includes…

Rep. Paul Ryan blames town hall backlash on ThinkProgress

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) blamed the liberal blog ThinkProgress and others for some of the rowdy town hall meetings he recently faced. “My town halls were phenomenally, overwhelmingly supportive,” the congressman told Bloomberg. “And this was after – you know, it was reported by the media that…

Republican congressman: I have ‘no hesitation whatsoever’ in probing Bush for torture

A newly elected Republican congressman said in a little-noticed interview Tuesday he’d have “no hesitation whatsoever” in beginning an investigation of the former President George W. Bush for torture. Appearing on MSNBC’s The Dylan Rattigan show, GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), who also serves on the House Government Oversight Committee,…

NY Rep. Rangel knocks Obama for ‘dignity’ remark

NY Rep. Charles Rangel says Obama is too young to determine what congressman’s dignity is New York Rep. Charles Rangel has shot back at President Barack Obama’s recent comment that he “end his career with dignity.” Speaking at a candidate’s forum Monday night in New York City, Rangel said the…

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