Tag Archives: House speaker

Ryan is the new speaker, Georgia delegation’s OK with that

Georgia’s Republican House members went along with the vote to elect Rep. Paul Ryan as the new speaker . . .

Tags: Georgia delegation , House speaker , Paul Ryan

Speaker Boehner is quitting, in the midst of shutdown talks

House Speaker John Boehner says he is quitting, as congressional leaders try to avert a federal government shutdown . . .

Tags: federal shutdown , House speaker , John Boehner , Tea Party

The scandals never stop

A few days before Republican members of the Georgia House caucused to nominate a replacement for the lobbyist-romancing Glenn Richardson as speaker, a Democratic strategist summed up the worst-case scenario for his party: “The worst thing that could happen to Democrats is for Republicans to elect someone honest as speaker,” he said.

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: David Ralston , Glenn Richardson , House speaker , Larry O\'Neal , Republican scandals