Tag Archives: John Boehner

Pelosi Mocks Obamacare Repeal Attempts

From Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s YouTube channel: “It’s another week in the new Republican Congress, which means another stale attempt to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Thanks to the health care law, uninsured rates are at a record low and more hardworking families are able to afford insurance and yet, Republicans are holding their 56th repeal vote. Unbelievable. Now I know …

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Math Truthiness From Teabagistan

Technically true, as Boehner got 216 votes, two short of a majority out of a possible 435 votes. But Boehner did, rather obviously, get the majority of the votes from the 408 House members who were present today. But don’t expect Breitbart to mention that pesky detail.

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LIVE VIDEO: House Votes For Speaker
UPDATE: Boehner Survives Tea Party Coup

The Washington Post has list of votes against Boehner. Loony Louie Gohmert only got three votes, including his own. Final tally: Boehner 216, Pelosi 164.

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Teabaggers Predict Boehner Loss

Just posted to Breitbart: Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL), one of the Republican alternatives to John Boehner for Speaker, tells Breitbart News he predicts Boehner will not win re-election on the first ballot in the speakership election coming shortly after noon on Tuesday. Yoho says he’s hearing an outpouring of support from members conference-wide. “There will be more against the Speaker,” …

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Gingrich Backs Boehner For Speaker

The 114th Congress takes office today as the GOP takes control of both chambers for the first time since 2006. The big story today will be the Tea Party attempt to unseat House Speaker John Boehner, who is facing declared challengers from several nutbags, most notably Rep. Louie Gohmert. Over on Twitter, reporters from Breitbart have spent the last two …

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Hannity Endorses Gohmert For Speaker

The vote is today.

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Tea Party Loon Rep. Louie Gohmert: I’m Running To Unseat Boehner As Speaker

Via the wingnut Heritage Foundation: In announcing his bid today for speaker of the House of Representative, Rep. Louie Gohmert promised to be the engine of change that conservatives have been calling for in their rebellion against the establishment wing of the Republican Party. “It is time for a change; it really is time for a change,” Gohmert said on …

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Matt Drudge Has The Budget Sadz

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Matt Drudge Has The Super Sadz

The Washington Post has a breakdown of some of the items in the budget.

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Boehner: Obama Is Deliberately Sabotaging Bipartisan Reforms

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Boehner Prebuts Obama’s Speech

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DeMaio Concedes

No recount. And that’s that. (Except that Teabagistan will forever cite the sexual harassment scandals.)

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Protest At Boehner’s DeMaio Fundraiser

Several protest behind home where DeMaio fundraiser is taking place http://t.co/Yk39TMi5kr pic.twitter.com/vivecrTi25 — 10News (@10News) October 11, 2014 The DNC organized the protest. Several people protested Saturday behind the Pacific Beach home where a fundraiser for congressional candidate Carl DeMaio took place. DeMaio was seen leaving the home after the fundraiser. His supporter, Speaker of the House John Boehner, left …

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Log Cabin Head Gregory Angelo: Boehner Has Always Backed Gay GOP Candidates

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Boehner To Fundraise For Carl DeMaio

Much to the anger of anti-gay groups, House Speaker John Boehner will be in San Diego on Saturday to fundraise for homocon House candidate Carl DeMaio. Via The Hill: Boehner’s trip to the Golden State marks the second leg of his fall tour to expand House Republicans’ 17-seat majority. The GOP’s efforts to broaden the playing field include races in …

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US House Votes To Sue Obama

Via the Los Angeles Times: The House vote to sue President Obama is the first such legal challenge by a chamber of Congress against a president and a historic foray in the fight over constitutional checks and balances. Wednesday’s nearly party-line vote followed a feisty floor debate and offered a fresh example of how the capital’s hyper-partisanship has led both …

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GOP Mum On LGBT Executive Order

Anti-gay and Christian groups have been screaming their heads off about President Obama’s signing of the executive order protecting the LGBT employees of federal contractors from workplace discrimination. But the GOP hasn’t uttered an official peep. Perhaps nobody better illustrated this point than House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). HuffPost asked him Thursday if he had any reaction to Obama’s LGBT …

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Quote Of The Day – John Boehner

“After years of slow economic growth and high unemployment under President Obama, they are still asking, ‘where are the jobs?’ The House has passed more than 40 jobs bills that would help. But Washington Democrats, led by the President, just ignore them. Even worse, the President’s habit of ignoring the law as written hurts our economy and jobs even more. …

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President Obama At The Nerd Prom

Last night the White House Correspondents Association celebrated its 100th anniversary at the annual dinner reporters refer to as the Nerd Prom. CBS News reports on the president’s speech: Basking in the liberation of never again facing reelection, Mr. Obama aimed squarely at several likely 2016 prospects. Simultaneously ribbing the New Jersey governor’s ill-famed scandal on the George Washington Bridge …

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