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Boehner: Trump my golfing and texting buddy, Cruz “Lucifer in the Flesh”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9:50am 4/28/2016 at 9:50am
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John Boehner appeared at Stanford University last night.

The appearance is making news.

It’s revealing not just because of Boehner’s vitriolic personal attack on Ted Cruz, but more important, the revelation that Boeher is friends with Donald Trump and they golf and text regularly.

So tell me again how the GOP establishment...

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Boehner Endorses Kasich in His Home State

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 4:30pm 3/13/2016 at 4:30pm
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With recent polls showing Donald Trump and John Kasich tied in Ohio and reports that Marco Rubio is telling his OH supporters to vote for Kasich, Ohio has become quite the battleground in the 2016 Republican primaries.

Entering the fray from his recent retirement is former House Speaker and long-time congressman from...

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Paul Ryan Takes the Gavel

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 7:00pm 10/29/2015 at 7:00pm
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It’s done: Paul Ryan is the new Speaker of the House:

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Paul Ryan Declares for Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 7:29pm 10/22/2015 at 7:29pm
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It’s official: Paul Ryan has formally declared his candidacy for Speaker of the House.

From CNN:

“I never thought I’d be speaker,” Ryan said in a statement. “But I pledged to you that if I could be a unifying figure, then I would serve — I would go all in. After talking with...

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Shocker! McCarthy Withdraws from Speaker Race

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2015 at 12:39pm 10/8/2015 at 12:39pm
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This just in from The Hill:

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has dropped out of elections for House Speaker.

Republicans were to meet Thursday at noon to elect a new Speaker.

McCarthy had struggled to win over conservatives, and while he was the favorite to win the closed-door vote, he did not...

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Monday Edition: Who Will Replace Speaker Boehner?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 28, 2015 at 4:30pm 9/28/2015 at 4:30pm
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72 hours since Speaker Boehner’s surprise resignation announcement and the replacement field is beginning to take shape. Some who took the weekend to mull a gavel run and test support announced their decisions Monday.

Here’s what we know as of now:

Shocking no one, Majority Leader Rep. McCarthy is definitely in the race:

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Boehner Takes Jab at GOP “False Prophets”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 28, 2015 at 8:30am 9/28/2015 at 8:30am
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In his first interview since his surprising announcement Friday that he is both resigning his role as Speaker of the House and his congressional seat at the end of October, John Boehner “unloads on GOP ‘false prophets'” on Face the Nation.

Politico reports:

In his first one-on-one interview since his resignation announcement, Speaker...

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Who Will Replace Boehner?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 27, 2015 at 8:00am 9/27/2015 at 8:00am
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After Speaker Boehner’s unexpected resignation announcement Friday, the scramble to replace him is underway. Friday, Congressional members hoping to fill Boehner’s shoes were frantically whipping votes and calling in favors.

Boehner indicated he will not vacate his role until the end of October, leaving the House five weeks to select his replacement.

Who’s...

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Nancy Pelosi Uses Boehner Resignation to Kick House Republicans

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 10:30am 9/26/2015 at 10:30am
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When John Boehner shocked everyone yesterday by announcing he would step down as house speaker, even Obama dropped his partisanship long enough to say a few nice things.

No such courtesy was afforded by former house speaker Nancy Pelosi who used the opportunity to bash House Republicans as extremists who want to...

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John Boehner resigning at end of October

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 25, 2015 at 10:34am 9/25/2015 at 10:34am
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Speaker John Boehner will resign from his House seat at the end of October.

The Hill reports:

Speaker John Boehner told GOP lawmakers on Friday he will resign at the end of October.

The embattled Ohio Republican will resign from both his Speakership and his House seat, he told GOP lawmakers at a...

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Judge: Congress can sue over Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 6:00pm 9/13/2015 at 6:00pm
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This past week proved contentious for Republicans in Congress. Allies returned to the dark side, Democrats sided with a mortal enemy, and a split in the caucus over how to best handle the disastrous Iran nuclear deal boiled over into a very public battle.

Amid the power struggle, the Republicans in the...

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Is John Boehner in Trouble?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 3:00pm 9/8/2015 at 3:00pm
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For what is being called the first time ever, those closest to Speaker of the House John Boehner are expressing serious concerns about Boehner’s future in the chamber’s top spot.

John Boehner has been challenged before; back in January, Texas firebrand Louie Gohmert put his name in the hat for the top...

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John Boehner Tells Donors Cruz is a “Jackass”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 4:30pm 8/29/2015 at 4:30pm
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Apparently unaware of or unconcerned by the effect that establishment attacks have had on Trump’s surging popularity, John Boehner decided it would be a great idea to attack Ted Cruz at a Colorado fundraiser.

The Daily Caller reports:

Speaker of the House John Boehner stunned audience members Wednesday evening at a Colorado fundraiser by...

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Boehner has had enough of the “Amtrak is underfunded” narrative

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 5:00pm 5/16/2015 at 5:00pm
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Democrats want you to know that they believe Republicans are responsible for the tragic train crash this past week that killed 8 and started a conversation about safety in Amtrak’s most heavily-traveled corridor.

During a recent press conference with House Speaker John Boehner, IBT’s senior political writer Ginger Gibson made the mistake...

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REVOLT: County GOP votes “No Confidence” in Boehner-McConnell

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 2:25pm 3/14/2015 at 2:25pm
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The failure of congressional Republicans to take action to stop President Obama’s arguably unconstitutional and illegitimate executive actions, on immigration in particular, has created a growing unrest among those who put John Boehner in charge of the House and Mitch McConnell the Senate.

While there have been failed revolts in the House...

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House Republicans promise to stand their ground on DHS funding (UPDATE: Promises Broken. Again.)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 8:30am 3/3/2015 at 8:30am
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After almost two months of funding drama, Congress is no closer to resolving the Department of Homeland Security’s funding in a dispute over President Obama’s immigration executive action.

In a Ground Hog-esque day turn of events, we’re right back where we started. Thanks, Democrats.

Speculation that Pelosi and company agreed to...

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Obama denies Americans jobs, vetoes bipartisan Keystone XL Pipeline bill

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 5:14pm 2/24/2015 at 5:14pm
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We knew this day was coming, although we’d hoped that somewhere in his heart, President Obama might find the decency to pass legislation that would create thousands of jobs, reinvigorate communities and small towns, likely decrease the instances of exploding trains, and pump much needed cash into our fledgling economy....

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