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Can All of the World’s Data Really Be Locked Safely Inside DNA?

Researchers believe all the digital information in the world could be kept in the “amount of liquid in a case of wine”; smartphones have turned humans into “deadwalkers”; meanwhile, Paul Ryan unintentionally highlighted the need for raising the minimum wage in his first speech as speaker of the House. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Dec 9, 2015 READ MORE



Paul Ryan Is Fully on Board to Become House Speaker

What a difference a few days makes. After putting on quite a convincing show of resistance, followed by reticence, Rep. Paul Ryan is now the very picture of enthusiasm when it comes to his prospective new role as speaker of the House.

Posted on Oct 22, 2015 READ MORE



Paul Ryan Does an About-Face, Says He’d Serve as House Speaker

The saga in the House continues: On Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan, who for weeks had been maintaining that he didn’t want to replace outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner, told Republican colleagues that he would run for the position on one important condition.

Posted on Oct 20, 2015 READ MORE



VIDEO: House Speaker Reality Check: Ann Coulter Gets It Wrong, Paul Ryan Still Won’t Run

It’s been nearly a week since Rep. Kevin McCarthy bowed out of the running for outgoing House Speaker John Boehner’s spot, and the field is still wide open. Also, Ann Coulter didn’t quite get the whole constitutional aspect of this story, so we consulted a bona fide legal expert about the House rules to set the record straight.

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 READ MORE


House GOP

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Republican House Speaker

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House Speaker John Boehner to Resign From Congress

Amid reports of conservative infighting, the speaker of the House of Representatives and congressman from Ohio for three decades announced at a party meeting Friday morning that he will resign in October to avoid becoming “the issue.”

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 READ MORE



The Price John Boehner Pays

Republicans are talking a good deal about the threat to their brand posed by Donald Trump’s unplugged, unrestrained appeal to the party’s untamed side. There’s a bigger danger looming.

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Hastert and Others

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Hastert

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Dennis Hastert

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Boehner’s Burning Issue

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Boehner the Poodle

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The Speaker Speaks

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Upsetting Boehner

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The Speaker

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NoBoehnerCare

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Twerkin’ Boehner

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Fiddling

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The Blame Game

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Happy Tears

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GOP Austerity Swamp

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Sprinkler of the House

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Boehner and the GOP

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113th Congress

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Holding the Reins

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Not My Fault

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Happy New Year, America!

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Obama and Boehner Cliff Driving

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Happy New Cliff

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New Year Fiscal Cliff

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Boehner the Squeaker

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Golden Parachute

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And a Partridge in a Pear Tree

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List of Demands

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Rewriting the Law of Gravity

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Boehner and McConnell

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Boehner

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Boehner Promises

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Lobbying Firm Proposes ‘Hit Job’ on OWS

MSNBC journalist Chris Hayes brings us a memo written by a Washington lobbying firm staffed with former aides of Republican Speaker John Boehner offering American bankers a near $1 million publicity blitz against Occupy Wall Street and its congressional supporters. (more)

Posted on Nov 19, 2011 READ MORE



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Boehner Bursts Birthers’ Bubbles

Those “birthers” out there still hoping to contest President Obama’s American citizenship won’t have much of an ally in the newly installed House Speaker John Boehner, but he also won’t question their own beliefs on that front.

Posted on Jan 6, 2011 READ MORE


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