The tea party repealed the debt limit? Really?

By Robert Romano Let the blame game begin. The House of Representatives, led by House Speaker John Boehner, turned over control of that body to Nancy Pelosi and Democrats to pass a so-called clean debt limit extension — really it’s been suspended — until March 15, 2015. The measure relied on Democrats to pass, which only 28 Republicans, including House […]

What Boehner can learn from Jersey Democrats

By Rick Manning The fact that the politically motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge is still getting national attention should be a text book for Republicans on how to run a negative campaign against your opponents. The Democrats in New Jersey had a plan and they are executing it rapidly, aggressively and without apology. The day after emails […]

06.27.2013 in Featured, Politics by NetRight Daily 4

Americans for Limited Government leads opposition to frivolous generic drug lawsuits

By ALG Staff Americans for Limited Government has delivered a letter to House Speaker John Boehner signed by leaders of eight major organizations urging his “opposition to legislation that would drive up healthcare costs and line the pockets of trial lawyer by opening generic drug manufacturers to frivolous lawsuits.” The letter signed by leaders of Americans for Limited Government, the […]

06.27.2013 in Politics by NetRight Daily 0

Supreme Court decision puts generic drug labeling in legislative bullseye

Americans for Limited Government today delivered a letter to House Speaker John Boehner signed by leaders of eight major organizations urging his “opposition to legislation that would drive up healthcare costs and line the pockets of trial lawyer by opening generic drug manufacturers to frivolous lawsuits.” The letter signed by leaders of Americans for Limited Government, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the […]

Michele Bachmann delivers Speakership to Boehner

UPDATE: The full results of the vote are posted below. By Adam Bitely — Michele Bachmann, who has been scorned by House leadership, surprised the House chamber this afternoon when she cast the 218th vote for John Boehner, handing him the Speakership. One Tea Party activist responded in shock at Bachmann’s decisive vote saying, “Et tu Michele?” Bachmann, the leader […]

House Speaker Election Open Thread

UPDATE 12:00 PM: Click here to watch a live feed of the House. By Adam Bitely — This afternoon the Speaker of the House will be elected for the 113th Congress. As we noted yesterday, rumors are running wild on Capitol Hill that Boehner will fall short of the necessary 218 votes to secure the speakership. Outgoing Rep. Jeff Landry […]

Is Boehner done?

UPDATE at 9:40 AM: The Boston Globe has endorsed Boehner for Speaker because he will keep Tea Party “extremists” from being relevant in Congress… “For placing ideological purity over compromise, and a willingness to use procedural mechanisms to gum up Congress in order to get his way, Cantor would be a poor choice. Americans who want a more cooperative approach […]

The 85 House Republicans that supported the ‘Fiscal Cliff’ deal

Here are the names of the 85 Republicans that supported the ‘fiscal cliff’ deal in the House: Alexander Barletta Bass (NH) Benishek Biggert Bilbray Boehner Bono Mack Brady (TX) Buchanan Calvert Camp Coble Cohen Cole Crenshaw Denham Dent Diaz-Balart Dold Dreier Emerson Fitzpatrick Fortenberry Frelinghuysen Gallegly Gerlach Gibson Grimm Hanna Hastings (WA) Hayworth Heck Herger Herrera Beutler Johnson (IL) Johnson […]

NO MORE TAXES!!!!!!!!!

As leaders of broad based American citizen groups we call upon Republican House Members to vote no on Speaker Boehner’s Tax Hike known as “Plan B.”  This tax increase bill is just like the tax increase proposal Nancy Pelosi offered last year on May 23rd. Speaker Boehner, President Obama, Nancy Pelosi and too many Members of the Republican conference have […]

11.09.2012 in ALG Videos, Media by Frank McCaffrey 6

Is The Media Trying To Convince Us That Boehner Is Caving On The Fiscal Cliff Issue?

By Frank McCaffrey — The “Fiscal Cliff” is approaching and House Speaker John Boehner is offering a plan. However, it appears that the media is misrepresenting his plan.

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