Tag Archives: John Boehner

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

Political Notes — Runoffs will decide two legislative seats

Special elections for two open seats in the Georgia House will be decided in Feb. 3 runoffs . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Jody Hice , John Boehner , special legislative elections

Political Notes – Hice isn’t even in office one day and tea partiers are already gunning for him

Jody Hice, elected to Congress with strong support from tea partiers, already has tea partiers plotting his overthrow . . .

Tags: Alan Essig , Delvis Dutton , GBPI , Jody Hice , John Boehner , Sam Olens , Taifa Butler , Tea Party

House votes to sue Obama, although Broun splits with GOP

Republican members of the U.S. House vote to sue President Obama over his administration of the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , John Boehner , Obamacare , sue the president , U.S. House

Political Notes – Boehner, once again, is elected House speaker

Ohio Rep. John Boehner is elected to another term as speaker of the U.S. House; a gubernatorial decision is pending on indicted Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill . . .

Tags: John Barrow , John Boehner , Johnny Isakson , McKenna Long , Nathan Deal , Renee Unterman , Sam Olens , Tharon Johnson , Tom Price , Victor Hill

Political Notes – Westmoreland calls out the A-holes

Lynn Westmoreland gives an earthy description of some of his House colleagues who were recently stripped of their committee assignments . . .

Tags: bond rates , Doug Collins , John Barge , John Barrow , John Boehner , Lee Anderson , Lynn Westmoreland , Nathan Deal

On the campaign trail: Trying to make Barrow say ‘Obama’

Barrow and Obama, Obama and Barrow — Republicans continue linking the congressman and the president at every opportunity in the 12th Congressional District race . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Barack Obama , John Barrow , John Boehner , Lee Anderson

Broun, Graves vote against Boehner on debt bill

Georgia’s two most conservative U.S. House members, Paul Broun and Tom Graves, remain steadfast in their opposition to Speaker John Boehner’s debt bill . . .

Tags: debt crisis , default , Harry Reid , John Boehner , Paul Broun , Tom Graves

Debt-pocalypse now

Debts and deficit spending that were okay under George W. Bush all of a sudden become something that can never be allowed to happen under Barack Obama . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Barack Obama , Bill Clinton , deficit spending , George W. Bush , John Boehner , national debt ceiling , Tom Graves

Bishop, Marshall on the ropes?

Republicans think they can knock off Democratic Reps. Jim Marshall and Sanford Bishop . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , Georgia congressional races , Jim Marshall , John Barrow , John Boehner , Mike Keown , Ray McKinney , Sanford Bishop