Angry words and flying fists marked today’s special full session of the House of Representatives, as Congresspersons of all political stripes argued over which make and model of new stereo speakers to buy for the karaoke machine in the House recreation room/resto-bar. 520 more words
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No one could have predicted the circumstances under which Congress and the Administration were able to bring about last week’s long-term budget agreements.
The resignation announcement by House Speaker John Boehner immediately cleared the way for a bill funding the government through December 11th. 409 more words
WASHINGTON — Paul Ryan may have just ascended to House speaker — but that essentially ends his hopes of ever being in the White House, says his predecessor, John Boehner. 301 more words
Former House Speaker John Boehner officially retired from politics in October.
First elected in the midterm Republican wave in 1994, Boehner played a part in then-Speaker Newt Gingrich’s revolution, then saw his quick rise to the stop falter when he lost his position as chairman of the House Republican Conference in 1998. 60 more words