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"Boehner's Imaginary Allegations": Speaker Still Struggling To Explain Anti-Obama Lawsuit

No one seems quite as happy about House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) anti-Obama lawsuit as President Obama himself. For the West Wing, the Republican litigation helps prove to the public, in a rather definitive way, that Obama’s governing while GOP lawmakers in Congress sit around and complain. 590 more words


I’m Joining the Tea Party

After looking at what the Tea Party says it stands for, how can I not join? Let’s look at what the Tea Party Patriots’ website calls its core values. 756 more words


Why millennials should ditch corporate jobs for public service

It’s no secret that Congress is mired in partisan gridlock. In fact, we are as polarized as at any point since the American Civil War. But what many people don’t know is that, according to a new  739 more words


"Eric Cantor Rebranded Himself Out Of A Job": Like A Golden Retriever Who Tried To Run With A Pack Of Coyotes

It should have been Boehner. It’s not hard to imagine that those were the thoughts going through Eric Cantor’s head Wednesday night as he conceded defeat… 577 more words


The financial industry made a bad investment in Eric Cantor

When it comes to buying influence, a business putting its money behind a US congressional leader who’s been re-elected six times is the equivalent of buying shares in GE. 236 more words

David Brat: Quartermaster for the Republican Foot-Shooting Brigade

The big news this evening is that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary to Tea Party challenger David Brat. Needless to say, this is an absolutely shocking development. 548 more words