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Oct 16 2023
John Boehner’s Take On ‘Legislative Terrorist’ Jim Jordan Resurfaces As He Gets Closer to Becoming Speaker
As Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) won over some GOP holdouts on Monday in his bid to become House speaker, an old quote from former House Speaker John Boehner, who is also from Ohio, resurfaced. Jordan managed to flip four key holdouts early in the day and expressed confidence in his gaining momentum to CNN. “That was really big, so I feel real good about the momentum we have,” Jordan said as heMediaite
Jan 07 2015
At first blush, it might seem like a positive sign that two dozen Republicans voted against giving John Boehner another term as Speaker of the House. Congressional approval levels are at all-time lows, so it makes sense that at least that many members of Mr. Boehner’s own party thought better of giving him yet another opportunity to lead.
It might also seem comforting to hearNew York Times (News)
Oct 09 2013
As he tries to navigate the politics of a government shutdown that he never wanted, leading a Republican Conference with little interest in being led, House Speaker John Boehner, in recent days has scored an unlikely victory of sorts.Politico
Nov 28 2023
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Fairmont State University’s John Morrison joined First at 4 on Thursday.
He talked about the collegiate singers, how to prepare for a performance, and his best memories from helping with these concerts.
You can watch the full interview above and watch First at 4 weekdays from 4 - 5 p.m. only on WDTV.WDTV 5
Feb 25 2015
The House Republican leadership is privately telling rank-and-file lawmakers that they shouldn’t shut down the Department of Homeland Security, but they aren’t telling anyone how they will avoid a lapse in funding at the end of this week. DHS funding runs out Friday evening, and Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told his GOP colleagues in a closed meeting Wednesday morning that he has not spokenPolitico
Feb 25 2015
How Boehner and the GOP handle the looming DHS shutdown could have major implications for the party.Politico
Mar 02 2015
The onus will be squarely on the speaker to end the Homeland Security mess.Politico
Dec 09 2023
Texas state Sen. John Whitmire will be Houston’s next mayor, NBC News projects. Whitmire defeated Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a fellow Democrat, in a runoff election Saturday to lead the fourth-largest city by population in the U.S. The two advanced from a Nov. 7 election featuring 18 candidates, when Whitmire ran 9 percentage points ahead of Jackson Lee. Whitmire also outraised Jackson Lee andNBC News (Online)
Jul 22 2013
John Boehner’s appearance on Face the Nation yesterday continues to get attention over the Speaker’s claim that House Republicans “should not be judged by how many new laws we create,” but rather by “how many laws we repeal.” And that is useful confirmation of the true nature of the “post policy” posture of today’s GOP.Washington Post