John Boehner

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.


President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Opinion: Quit Gloating And Whining

We had an election and absolutely nothing that matters has changed. Nothing!


Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.


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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.


Michele Bachmann (R-MN) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: Bachmann’s Muslim Brotherhood Concerns In Obama Administration Shouldn’t Be Silenced

Don’t drop last week’s controversial headlines regarding U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and four other GOP House members who said that President Barack Obama’s administration has connections to the Muslim Brotherhood so fast.


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.


WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 22: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) hods a news conference to announce that he and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) had negotiated deal on the payroll tax cut that was set to expire at the end of the year at the U.S. Capitol December 22, 2011 in Washington, DC. Earlier in the day, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the House Republicans should accept the Senate's version of a two-month extension of the tax cut. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP House Leaders Accept Senate Terms For Payroll Tax Cut

Their isolation complete, House Republicans on Thursday caved to demands for a short-term renewal of payroll tax cuts for all workers.


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Keller @ Large: Body Language Expert Analyzes Obama, Boehner, Others

Body language can tell you a lot about someone, especially politicians and troubled celebrities. Jon Keller is at large.


Myra Kraft

Soundbytes Of The Week July 22

The passing of Myra Kraft, kicking Nixon around and Boehner’s walkout.


WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks as Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (L) looks on as the President meets with congressional leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House July 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama continued the budget and debit limit negotiations with congressional Republicans and Democrats. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: The Debt Ceiling Debate

Lawmakers have until early August to come up with a plan before the country defaults on its loans. But, what will it take to get something done? Jon Keller is at large.