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Iago? Scrooge? Caligula? Models for new GOP House speaker

With Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s surprising exit from the House speaker’s race, Republican representatives are left in a quandary — who the heck is going to take a job that nobody wants? An inspiring talk from Pope Francis was enough to send current Speaker John Boehner running back to his Ohio tanning booth. The remaining […]

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Boehner out: Who would want any job in GOP leadership?

No doubt House Republicans will elect someone to be their new speaker now that Ohio Rep. John Boehner is resigning at the end of October. But to call the house speakership with the current radical GOP membership a “thankless job” is like calling a tornado a gentle breeze. Boehner stunned the political world by announcing […]

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Boehner’s suit against Obama tries to rekindle Obamacare fight

Let’s have a show of hands. Who else is confused about the proposed GOP lawsuit against President Obama? House Speaker John Boehner (R, Sun Lamp) likes to push his way onto your TV screens with more talk about why he wants to sue the president. First it was that Obama was “failing to fulfill his […]

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Why Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama won’t lead to impeachment

Some are speculating that the plans of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R, Sun Lamp) are merely the first step to what the real right-wing crazies have wanted from the beginning — the impeachment of President Barack Obama. But they’re wrong, and here’s why. Tea Party types, Rush Limbaugh’s dittoheads, overpaid right-wing pundits, the crazy […]

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