Tags » John Boehner

South Carolina U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy bowing out of Congress

Gowdy, chair of the House Oversight Committee, won’t seek re-election in 2018

WASHINGTON (CNN) — U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina, who drew national attention for leading a congressional investigation into the 2012 terror attacks in Benghazi, Libya, has announced he is retiring from Congress after four terms. 407 more words

U.S. House Races

The Not So Honorable Dick Durbin


Today , Chuck Schumer tweeted this about his comrade-in-arms, Dick Durbin:

To impugn @SenatorDurbin's integrity is disgraceful. Whether you agree with him on the issues or not, he is one of the most honorable members of the Senate.

632 more words
Daily News Updates

Austerity V Progressive ~~

Just another rant …

As we move into Campaign2018 voters need to remember the Global Financial Crisis of 2007 ~ 2008, how Republicans are reacting to your financial and personal status, Women’s Rights and Race in the year 2017.   793 more words

United States

(What's Left of) Our Economy: Where are the Wages?

Today’s new Labor Department data make clear that inflation-adjusted American wages are now performing so badly that just remaining flat month-to-month could justify a passing grade. 243 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

‘My Kevin’ Emerges as Bridge Between Trump and GOP

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s bond with president makes him critical to success of tax plan

On the same day that Republican lawmakers unveiled their plan for a sweeping rewrite of the tax code, President Donald Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, left, laugh along with Hock Tan, chief executive of Singapore-based Broadcom, during a news conference to announce his company is moving its global headquarters to the U.S., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Nov. 1,346 more words