House Speaker John Boehner
Florida Republican Rep. Henry “Trey” Radel checked himself into a rehabilitation center Thursday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession receiving a year’s probation.
Senior U.S. House Republican Bill Young was being remembered as a defense hawk, with a passion for looking after the needs of men and women in uniform and those of his constituents back in Florida. Young died Friday at age 82, a week after announcing from his hospital bed that he wouldn’t seek a 23rd term.
With the government shutdown plan pitched by Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee looking less and less likely; the GOP-led House is preparing to threaten to crash the U.S. economy if President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats don’t acquiesce to Republican policy demands.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is concerned about the security of people’s personal information when they sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act and wrote top congressional leaders Monday to tell them.
Even if Republican Senator Marco Rubio and the bipartisan Gang of Eight Senators can muster the support needed to pass comprehensive immigration reform through the Senate; it’s possibly dead on arrival in the GOP-led House of Representatives.
Senator Marco Rubio cast a controversial vote against the Violence Against Women Act Tuesday and followed that on Wednesday by telling CBS This Morning he doesn’t support having a minimum wage law.
The nation continued to edge toward a massive austerity crisis after Speaker of the House John Boehner failed to get enough of his caucus in the House of Representatives to agree to a tax plan to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.”
On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]
It is a symbolic vote, but Republicans now controlling the political levers in the U.S House vowed that repeal of the health care reform law was priority one.