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The imperial Peter King

When GOP House Speaker John Boehner announced he will resign from Congress because American voters keep electing uncompromising conservative and tea party Republican representatives to Washington, New York Rep. Peter King was hopping mad.

John Boehner’s empty chair

Republican Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina introduced a resolution to “vacate” House Speaker John Boehner’s chair, a procedural measure that, had it succeeded, would have forced the election of a new top leader for the chamber.

Boehner must go

Democrats are in the minority in both houses of Congress, but they're still calling the shots.

Impeachment and lawsuits: Party tools of emotional extortion

RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., August 4, 2014 – In a Nation that favors sound bites over solutions, it should not come as a surprise that the term “political integrity” has become little more than an oxymoron. Ethics be damned: If the Parties can use something to “stimulate the base,” you may rest assured they will ...

Impeaching Obama: Good idea or Democratic bait?

SAN DIEGO, July 30, 2014 —House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, took  Democrats  to task on Tuesday for insinuating that  House Republicans want to impeach President Obama. Boehner  described the rumor as  “a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” “This whole talk about impeachment is coming from the president’s own staff and coming from Democrats ...

Three Branches of Government

Our laws support Boehner’s Presidential lawsuit

Boehner insisted on Thursday that the lawsuit is appropriate. And history, it seems, may support his argument, even if the suit seems to be less than serious. Because the law is serious business.

Boehner folds on debt ceiling, Republicans continue to do nothing

WASHINGTON, February 14, 2014 — House Speaker John Boehner’s performance this week suggests a new Republican strategy based on an old Irish saying: “Is fear rith maith ná drochsheasamh.” “A good run is better than a bad stand.” This week’s vote to raise the debt ceiling under the leadership of Speaker “I won’t bring a vote to ...