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Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea

Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea

By Lacy Langley February 10, 2014

Last week, John Boehner pretty much shut down any talk in the House of immigration reform until Obama earns the trust of his fellow Republicans. Boehner released his own immigration overhaul principles only a couple of weeks ago, on Jan. …

Senate Votes Against Fourth House Plan Senate Votes Against Fourth House Plan

In a completely non-startling move, the Senate voted against a fourth plan put forth by the House to defund Obamacare in order to stop the government shutdown. The deadline to actually avoid the shutdown came at midnight last night. When …

Wall Street Ends 5 Day Skid; Stocks are Up Wall Street Ends 5 Day Skid; Stocks are Up
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The stock market saw a surprise surge last Wednesday after the Federal Reserve announced that it would continue its bond-buying program. That up-swing did not last long, though; The stocks dipped drastically on Thursday, and Wall Street has seen a …

Government Shutdown: Rand Paul vs Marco Rubio Government Shutdown: Rand Paul vs Marco Rubio
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With their eyes on 2016 GOP presidential nomination, Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul are staking out carefully crafted positions on the looming government shutdown in an effort to defund Obamacare. From the outset it appears that Rand Paul …

Will Obamacare Cause Gov to be Shut Down? Will Obamacare Cause Gov to be Shut Down?
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After the fiscal cliff crisis talks in late 2012 to early 2013, another budget crisis is the last thing anyone wants to hear about as we near the end of 2013. Unfortunately, House representatives are talking of a partial government …

Government Shutdown Imminent, For Once Government Shutdown Imminent, For Once
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Since Obama’s presidency began, there have been threats about a government shutdown. Fighting a two-front war and continuing to pay for ever-increasing Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security programs have been the main culprits. Over the years, however, Democrats and Republicans …

Obamacare at Risk of Being Defunded by Republicans Obamacare at Risk of Being Defunded by Republicans

The new agenda for House Republicans is drawing national attention, after they are pushing legislation introduced Wednesday in an attempt to defund Obamacare. Using the upcoming budget deadline, John Boehner, R-Ohio, is one that is leading this effort, taking one …

John Boehner backs Obama for Military Action John Boehner backs Obama for Military Action

Despite many constituents strongly disagreeing, John Boehner has verbally backed Obama after he called for American military action in Syria after learning Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, possible use of chemical weapons in the country‚Äôs civil war. “I’m going to support …

Student Loan Deal Signed by Pres. Obama Student Loan Deal Signed by Pres. Obama
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This past Friday, President Barack Obama signed the Higher Education Act into law, an act that the AP reports restored lower interest rates. The President also pledged to continue lowering the costs of a college education. “Feels good signing bills. …

Will The Online Sales Tax Bill Survive The House? Will The Online Sales Tax Bill Survive The House?
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The Marketplace Fairness Act – a bill that forces online businesses to collect sales tax from all 50 states – is fairly controversial. Some fear that it will put an undue burden on small businesses. It’s a legitimate concern, but …

John Boehner Comes Out Against Online Sales Tax Bill John Boehner Comes Out Against Online Sales Tax Bill
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The Marketplace Fairness Act – a bill that would require online businesses to collect sales tax for every state – made it through the Senate this week. Now it has to make its way through the House where many expect …

Boehner: Gay Marriage Views Not Likely to Change Boehner: Gay Marriage Views Not Likely to Change

Last week, Ohio Senator Rob Portman became the first senate Republican to openly support gay marriage. Though he was previously an opponent of gay marriage, the senator claims to have had a change of heart that stems from learning that …

Obama, John Boehner Speeches Crash Congressional Websites Obama, John Boehner Speeches Crash Congressional Websites
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Last night, President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner both delivered speeches outlining the state of negotiations surrounding the debt ceiling and the budget. And it appears that those speeches provoked people to flock to the websites …

John Boehner to Answer Budget, Spending Questions on YouTube

Speaker of the House John Boehner will be doing a YouTube interview on Sunday, February 27 at midnight ET. YouTube is calling for questions from users. 

YouTube will use Google Moderator to determine which questions get asked. The ones with the most votes will be selected. 

Digg To Interview Republican House Leader
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Hearing that the Digg crowd is set to hurl questions at a Congressional Republican, one’s first thoughts are “ruhroh” and “what was John Boehner thinking?” Even a hurried look at what gets dugg suggests a decidedly liberal stance among a crowd not known to hold back.

Looks can be deceiving, though. This same crowd was made up of rabid Ron Paul fans. Liber-tarian might be a better blanket than liber-al.