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Paul Ryan

Ryan Is A Boehner ‘Mini-Me’ To Some Conservatives

Boehner’s rhetoric was fine at the beginning, “but his rhetoric did not match his actions,” according to one Congressional Tea Partier.

October 28, 2015
Paul Ryan

4 Times Paul Ryan Broke Ranks With GOP

Past votes and positions he’s taken on key social and fiscal issues could rankle conservatives who still want to see change in their party’s leadership.

October 21, 2015
Kevin McCarthy

Money Flowed To McCarthy As Speaker-In-Waiting

In the short time he was considered a shoo-in for Speaker, McCarthy reaped the rewards.

October 19, 2015
John Boehner

Analysis: Who Will Blink First In House Speaker’s Race?

Republicans are no closer to replacing Boehner thanks to the Freedom Caucus, a ragtag bunch of “revolutionaries” who want to hijack the speakership in order to achieve their aims.

October 16, 2015

Why Boehner Failed

Boehner understood that in politics you need to compromise, yet lacked the intestinal fortitude to do so, which is why his speakership came to such a sad end.

September 30, 2015

Boehner Rejects Bipartisan Plan On Unemployment Benefits As ‘Unworkable’

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A bipartisan bill to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million jobless Americans is poised to clear the Senate next week, but House Speaker John A. Boehner is raising new concerns that it could be costly for states to administer and could lead to fraud. Boehner’s […]

March 19, 2014