John Boehner, Speaker of the House and a Catholic, declined an offer from President Obama to join Vice President Joe Biden, also Catholic, as part of the U.S. delegation at the inauguration of Pope Francis I.
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Peter T. King is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, who recently criticized and accused the members of his own party, the Republicans, of not supporting the victims of Hurricane Sandy. He went so far as to say that they are ‘sticking a knife in the back of the New Yorkers and New Jerseyans.’
Read More King Almost Cries On TV; Blames Boehner For Blocking Relief Package
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‘Saturday Night Live took’ on the fiscal cliff negotiations this week!
President Obama appears with John Boehner at a press conference, to announce he has decided to give into all Republican demands, promising there will be no new taxes. What they stated, well, it might stun you!
Watch: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Mocks Fiscal Cliff Talks
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House Speaker John Boehner recently announced who will chair all of the major House committees in the next Congress. And it turns out that they all have something in common besides party affiliation: they are all white men.
Read More House GOP Committee Will Consist of all White Men in Next Congress
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So, Michele Bachmann thinks (very loudly and vocally) that US that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton‘s top aid Huma Abedin has ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. Well, if that’s underhanded, then it reflects only on Ms. Bachmann and her flawed sensibilities.
Anderson Cooper has been very vocal against this unfounded claim of Michele Bachman against Huma Abedin. Well apparently quite afew people feel the same, including Republicans! House Speaker John Boehner, Sen. John McCain, Sen. Scott Brown and Sen. Marco Rubioare amongst them.
Read more: Michelle Bachmann Tirade: Huma Abedin’s Support Group Now Includes The Republicans!
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The timing of President Obama’s address to Congress about the American unemployment rate is contingent on Congress’s plans and the National Football League – wait, what?
Scheduling things can be hard. Just ask President Obama and the Republican leaders trying to determine when is a good time to talk about the 9.1 percent unemployment rate that’s crippling American families. MORE
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The Super Congress is now complete with the last members appointed on Thursday to find $1.5 trillion cuts to the budget for the next 10 years. The deadline for the Super Congress is Thanksgiving.
Super congress is divided evenly between democrats and republicans and also by ideals. The picks by leaders of the Senate and Congress were of members that are either on the “far right” or the “far left” leaving little hope that a passable plan is possible. MORE
The US risks a first-ever default on its debt obligations if congressional and White House negotiators are unable to agree on a plan to increase the debt limit by 2 August.
The White House has warned that President Obama could veto a debt limit plan proposed by top House Republicans. Meanwhile, Speaker John Boehner’s plan to trim public spending and raise the limit is being met with resistance from members of his own party. MORE
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