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American Family Association radio host: If only John Boehner had the courage of a terrorist

The host of an American Family Association radio program said Tuesday that she wished House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) had the courage of a terrorist. Sandy Rios, president of Culture Campaign and a Fox News contributor, spoke to Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX) about the government shutdown caused by a congressional…

Bernie Sanders: If Democrats cave on Obamacare, GOP will use blackmail tactics again

If Senate Democrats or President Barack Obama cave to House Republican demands on the Affordable Care Act, the Senate’s only independent said that would embolden them to attempt similar tactics on other issues. “If we surrender right now to these guys on this issue, they will be back,” said Sen.…

John Boehner’s private email sexytexts revealed

In the not too distant past House Speaker John Boehner (R- Cruzwhipped) has had an on-again off-again relationship with Harry Reid  who is the majority leader of the adults table in Congress. It was casual dating, nothing too serious, maybe a little second-base under-the-golf-sweater groping action,  some deep tonguing  ……

Boehner mimics Obama on House floor during debate over government shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner imitated the president on the House floor as he described their ultimately fruitless conversation Monday evening in the hours before a U.S. government shutdown. “I talked to the president earlier tonight,” the Ohio Republican said before dropping his voice to sound more like President Barack Obama.…

Republicans plot unified position on shutdown crisis

The US House of Representatives held a rare Saturday session seeking to avoid a looming government shutdown, as Republican leaders struggled to stake out a position palatable to their divided members. Congress now has just 60 hours to strike a deal that funds government beyond the current fiscal year, which…

Government shutdown in sight as Republicans revolt over Obamacare

The House of Representatives doubled down Wednesday on a gamble to strip funding for “Obamacare” as part of a stop-gap budget, inching the US government closer to a shutdown. Congress has until September 30, the end of the fiscal year, to pass a temporary budget measure or see closures of…

House passes bill to speed construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

US lawmakers agreed to a bill that would speed construction of a Canada-US oil pipeline and circumvent the need for President Barack Obama’s approval for the $5 billion project. By a 241-175 vote, the House of Representatives passed the largely symbolic measure to end regulatory delays on the Keystone XL…

U.S. House votes to avert government shutdown

Congress approved a funding stopgap Thursday to keep the US government operating through September, while the House backed a Republican blueprint that lays out budget austerity for the next decade. The two votes came in rapid-fire succession in the House of Representatives ahead of a two-week congressional holiday recess. The…

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,”…

Reid: Keystone ‘won’t lower the price of oil’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says that Republican claims that the Keystone XL pipeline will create tens of thousands of jobs and lower the price of oil just aren’t true. “This is something Republicans have raised as an issue to lower the price of oil,” Reid told CNN’s Candy…

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