“You’re A Loser, Newt Gingrich”



In Wake of Fiscal Crisis Speaker John Boehner’s Office Is Closed


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John Boehner‘s new office

Simply stated in gold lettering, Office of the Speaker, above the door to John Boehner’s new office. The office of John Boehner, the new Speaker of the House is still a work in progress with paintings, souvenirs, and other memorabilia still to be put into place. Still, the new inner sanctum of the West Chester Republican leader is a step up according to staff from the old minority digs. The entrance, located only 12 feet from the entrance to the US Capitol rotunda is the seat of power for a newly elected majority in the US House of Representatives. The Enquirer/Michael E. Keating [Office should be finished today.]

“Will Republicans Cooperate With Obama Like It’s 1996?”


Featured Column: Ron Klain

Will Republicans Come Back Begging — Like In 1996?

“Back in 1995, as in 2011, powerful Republican leaders (including Newt Gingrich, then Speaker of the House) faced a Democratic president who had been weakened by a stinging midterm defeat. They blocked the president’s initiatives, and tried to use their power in Congress to bring him down. By the end of 1995, gridlock had reached a new high with the government shutdown and the failure of budget talks between the White House and Congress. Sound familiar?”  Read More