Rachel Maddow Explains What Could Happen In Speaker Debacle

Rachel Maddow had a laugh or two at Republicans in Congress, who can’t seem to get their act together. John Boehner announced that he is retiring from his position as speaker of the house last month, leaving a vacant position…

Boehner Resigns: Did He Just Make Government Shutdown More Certain?

Boehner resigns and surprises the country this week as the battle over spending that could shut down the government looms just around the corner. Why John Boehner resigned remains unclear but easily guessed, and a replacement for that unenviable job…

John Boehner Hate, Hate, Hates on Obama’s Free College Plan with Taylor Swift GIFs

The staff of fiscal conservative John Boehner has taken the time to explain why you should be against President Obama’s recently announced plan to provide free community college to some Americans. Knowing that that only way to reach the kids…

Obama Impeachment: Paul Ryan Says No

Sarah Palin fired the first volley. The half-term Alaska governor took to the pages of Breitbart to insist that impeachment proceedings begin against President Obama. Her reasoning behind the move? “Because of Obama’s purposeful dereliction of duty an untold number…

Obama Impeachment a Dem “Scam,” Says Boehner

A couple of weeks back, we reported on Sarah Palin’s calling for the impeachment of President Obama. Palin was particularly perturbed over Obama’s “purposeful dereliction of duty an untold number of illegal immigrants will kick off their shoes and come…

Nancy Pelosi Disses Boehner on Immigration?

Like her or not, as House Minority Leader, Nancy Pelosi probably has a decent pulse of what is going on in Congress. If she says something is a lost cause, that probably means it stands little chance of breathing air…

Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea

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.…

John Boehner Fed Up With Conservative Base

On Thursday, Republican House Speaker John Boehner attacked the conservative base for their indiscriminate opposition to the latest bipartisan budget deal, saying they had lost their credibility. According to Huff Post, conservative groups such as The Club for Growth, Heritage…

Roger Daltrey, of The Who, Performs at US Capitol

This Wednesday, Congressional leaders such as John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Mitch McConnell, and Harry Reid convened at the Capitol Building in order to conduct business of the utmost importance – dedicating a statue to Winston Churchill. In 2011, to mark…

President Rejects House Proposal, Talks Break Down

“It’s now up to the Senate Republicans to stand up,” said Representative Raúl R. Labrador of Idaho after House Republicans left today’s meeting on the fiscal crisis in the Capitol. Angry Republicans reported that Obama has rejected yet another offer…

Temper Tantrum Ad Slamming Boehner Set to Air on Sunday

The pressures of the government shutdown has had its effects on a number of government officials on edge all week. With all of the tension shrouded around the shutdown, the House Majority PAC felt some kind of way and decided…

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

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: Its Marco Rubio vs Rand Paul

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…

Healthcare Law: Republicans Threaten to Shut Down Gov if Obamacare Isn’t Defunded

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

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

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 in Syria

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’s civil war. “I’m going to support…

Student Loan Deal Signed by Pres. Obama

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 House Be Convinced That An Online Sales Tax Bill Hurts Small Businesses?

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…