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Tell John Boehner: Bring ENDA Up for a Vote in the House. ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, ENDA, Boehner, congress, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, politics, republicans )

- 1416 days ago -
The Employment Non-Discrimination Act is commonsense legislation that simply says no one should have to worry about being fired from a job because of who they are or who they love.But Speaker Boehner already said he won't take up the bill in the house.
Five Boehner Quotes--From One Interview--That Explain Everything - (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, congress, dishonesty, lies, corruption, ethics, government, propaganda )

- 1445 days ago -
Wonder why the government is still shuttered? You may have missed this interview, in which the speaker issued talking points from another dimension. Jamelle Bouie has the blow-by-blow.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petition, congress, Boehner, Americans, shutdown, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, lies, government, republicans )

- 1445 days ago -
Sign your name to tell Boehner: End your Tea Party inspired government shutdown over Obamacare and stop trying to win Tea Party points.
Obama Slams John Boehner: Take a Vote, Stop This Farce (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Boehner, Obamacare, Americans, healthcare, government, politics, dishonesty, lies, media, news, republicans, congress )

- 1449 days ago -
President Barack Obama on Thursday directly attacked Republican Speaker John Boehner, saying he could end a "reckless" US government shutdown in just five minutes."Take a vote, stop this farce and end this shutdown right now," Obama said during a...
Boehner Tells Republicans He Won't Let the Nation Default
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Boehner, Hastert Rule, government shutdown, debt ceiling, GOP/TP, government, ethics, congress, economy )

- 1449 days ago -
One lawmaker, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Mr. Boehner had indicated he would be willing to violate the so-called Hastert Rule if necessary to pass a debt-limit increase.
Mission Accomplished: The Tea Party Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government shutdown, Boehner, Cruz, GOP/TP, House of Representatives, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics )

- 1451 days ago -
The Tea Party Republicans should hang a "Mission Accomplished" banner across the House of Representatives. They could flank it with large portraits of Senator Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican who has in fact, if not in name, replaced John Boehner as Speaker
A Tale Of Two Shutdowns: From Big Baby Newt To Boehner The Turd
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, Boehner, Gingrich, republicans, media, news )

- 1451 days ago -
In 1996, the government closed twice for a total of 24 days, costing taxpayers $2.1 billion.The New York Daily News celebrated the main personality behind that shutdown -- former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by depicting him as a baby after reports came...
Tell Boehner: Don't Cut Off Food Aid to Hungry American Kids - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, congress, Americans, children, hunger, SNAP republicans, politics, ethics, corruption, government )

- 1465 days ago -
Through no fault of their own, nearly 1 in 5 American children live in households that struggle to put food on the table.1 For many of these kids, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is the sole safety net that keeps them from going to ...
Boehner PAC Under Investigation By The Federal Election Commission
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, FEC, investigation, dishonesty, republicans, politics, elections, ethics, corruption )

- 1468 days ago -
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) is a good friend to have if you're a congressmember in need of campaign donations. The FEC is now investigating whether "Friends of John Boehner" received donations that exceed the legal limit.
The House GOP Is About to Crack Up: Three Theories Why
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Boehner, republicans, tea party government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, economy )

- 1468 days ago -
Lots of people think John Boehner has lost control of the House Republican caucus. Apparently John Boehner does, too. On Wednesday, the speaker and his lieutenants had to stage yet another embarrassing retreat.
John Boehner: No Debt Ceiling Hike Without Spending Cuts (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, corruption, ethics, Boehner, debt ceiling, government, republicans, politics, americans, dishonesty, economy )

- 1521 days ago -
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that the House would not vote to raise the debt ceiling without spending cuts, setting up a potential fight with President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats.
House Republicans Face Decision On Fighting Gay Veterans' Spousal Benefits
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, republicans, gay rights, military, politics, ethics, government, congress, americans, troops, freedoms )

- 1528 days ago -
A federal judge has set a Thursday deadline for parties to tell him why he shouldn't side with gay service members and veterans and their spouses in an ongoing challenge to benefits statutes.
Please Sign: Tell the GOP to Support a Minimum Wage Increase
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Support Minimum Wage Increase, GOP Opposition to living wage, President Obama, Krystal Clear, GOP undervalues workersnews, americans, labor, economy, American workers, poverty, Boehner )

- 1674 days ago -
President Obama is proposing a very conservative minimum wage hike, but top Republicans are still trying to fight it. Speaker John Boehner says it's because it would cost jobs, even though a number of economic studies contradict such claims.
'A Knife In The Back': Boehner Faces Bipartisan Fury After Punting Sandy Aid
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, Hurricane Sandy, congress, ethics, republicans, democrats, americans, abuse, dishonesty )

- 1723 days ago -
House Speaker John Boehner is facing a bipartisan firestorm over his decision not to vote on Hurricane Sandy relief before the 112th Congress adjourns, creating a new crisis for Republican leadership just hours after the end of the "fiscal cliff."
Report: Right-Wingers Plot Coup to Oust Boehner As House Speaker
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, politics, congress, government, republicans, news, economy )

- 1730 days ago -
When members of Congress vote next month to determine who shall lead the House, odds are increasingly dim for House Speaker John Boehner's hold on power.

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