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White House / Eric Draper

House Defies Leadership, Rejects Bailout

When it came to a showdown in the House, the $700-billion bailout scheme was considered to be as toxic as the securities it was supposed to save us from. Democrats and Republicans broke ranks Monday to vote down the measure, 228-205, against the wishes of both parties’ leaders.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008 READ MORE


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Boehner Praises Rumsfeld

House Majority Leader John Boehner had some warm words for the embattled defense secretary on Sunday: “I think Donald Rumsfeld is the best thing that’s happened to the Pentagon in 25 years.”  The remark prompted Democrats to renew their call to oust the enabling majority in Congress.

Posted on Oct 29, 2006 READ MORE


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Boehner Gets Nailed on Campaign Ad Hypocrisy

From Greg Sargent at the Prospect: “GOP House Majority Leader John Boehner wants you to know that it’s OK if Republicans use images of people killed on 9/11 for political purposes, but at the same time, it’s very very bad indeed if Dems show pictures of flag-draped coffins.” How’s that?.... (more)

Posted on Jul 17, 2006 READ MORE


Private Boehner Memo on Iraq Surfaces

Think Progress got ahold of Majority Leader John Boehner?s confidential strategy memo for Thursday?s congressional debate on the Iraq war. Think Progress says the memo aims to “exploit,” “attack” and “create a false choice.”

Posted on Jun 14, 2006 READ MORE


Boehner Renting Apartment From Lobbyist

The new House majority leader is renting a D.C. pad from a veteran lobbyist whose clients have direct stakes in legislation Boehner has co-written. | story
So this is the hope of the new scandal-free House of Republicans?

Posted on Feb 8, 2006 READ MORE


A ‘Boehner’ Reform Move

Wanna know what it takes to replace one of the all-time most corrupt members of Congress? Hint: It helps to wear a red sweater during your job interview.
And, oh yeah, reform? Well, this guy ranks in the top 10 of all members of Congress in accepting lobbyist junkets.

Posted on Feb 5, 2006 READ MORE


Boehner: as Bad as DeLay?

PublicCampaign.org puts out a tip sheet showing how Rep. Boehner, like DeLay, collects money from the industries he regulates, and how both are knee-deep in the “K-Street Project.” | post

Posted on Feb 3, 2006 READ MORE


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