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Boehner Promised Pelosi 'Clean' DHS Bill, Lied, Bill Covered in Turds

WASHINGTON D.C. (The Barbed Wire) – Everyone knows politics in Washington these days is dirty. Now we know just HOW dirty. House Speaker John Boehner said publicly that he would give the House Minority Leader Skeletor, aka Nancy Pelosi, a ‘clean’ bill to take up for a vote. 339 more words


First Bibi now Ghani ... John Boehner invites Afghan President to address Congress

Fox News: House Speaker John Boehner invited Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Friday to address a joint meeting of Congress when he visits Washington next month. 48 more words

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House Speaker declares "Healthy Utah" plan dead in the legislature

SALT LAKE CITY — In comments to reporters on Wednesday, House Speaker Greg Hughes declared that “Healthy Utah” — the Medicaid expansion plan supported by the governor and passed by the Senate — would not be going anywhere in the House. 516 more words


Rauner talks education in budget address

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is proposing a new overhaul to Illinois’ budget, including the underfunded pension system that he says could save more than $2 billion. 326 more words


William Galston: Netanyahu’s Capitol Hill Debacle

Wall Street Journal: The Israeli leader and House speaker are risking a rupture in U.S.-Israel relations.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on March 3 will be both a nakedly partisan event and a momentous policy clash. 72 more words


Newt Gingrich spends the night at American Museum of Natural History for Valentine's Day

NEW YORK (PIX11) – Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is spending a romantic evening at the Museum of Natural History with his wife for Valentine’s day. 244 more words


BRET STEPHENS: A Speech Netanyahu Must Give

Wall Street Journal: Barack Obama collects hard favors from allies and repays them with neglect and derision.

Even friends of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are second-guessing his decision to accept House Speaker John Boehner’s invitation to address Congress next month on the subject of Iran, over loud objections from the Obama administration. 49 more words