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John Boehner and GOP Continue To Bash Obamacare

john boehner

Apparently the plan for Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner and the GOP is to keep up the pressure on Obamacare. During a press conference on March 13, 2014 Boehner claimed that the Affordable Care Act is actually performing at a negative level since its inception meaning that Obamacare is causing more people to… Read more »

Roger Daltrey Sings To Congress: ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’ [Video]

Roger Daltrey Sings To Congress: 'Won't Get Fooled Again'.

Roger Daltrey, of The Who, performed for the US Congress at the Capitol building on Wednesday, singing “Won’t Get Fooled Again” and “Stand By Me”. Daltrey was invited to perform in a ceremony to unveil a bust honoring former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, one of the United States’ staunchest allies and instrumental in defeating… Read more »

Farm Bill Defeat Stuns House Republicans, Food Stamp Cuts Rejected

Farm Bill Defeated In House, Food Stamp Cuts Rejection Stuns Republicans

A farm bill‘s failure to pass in the US House of Representatives Thursday has stunned Republicans. The legislation was expected to pass without difficulty but additions to the bill, which included food stamp cuts, proved to split the Republican dominated House. The farm bill was intended as an important overhaul that would eliminate billions of… Read more »

John Boehner Says President Obama Is Stalling Fiscal Cliff Solution

John Boehner criticizes Obama

House Speaker John Boehner said today that President Obama is “slow-walking” (read: stalling) a fiscal cliff deal and challenged the recently re-elected president to name specific spending cuts in the name of compromise. “Let’s be honest. We’re broke. The plan we offered is consistent with the president’s call for a balanced approach,” said Boehner, who… Read more »

Fiscal Cliff: Obama Won’t Compromise On Tax Hikes For Wealthy

Obama Won't Compromise Tax Hikes Wealthy

President Barack Obama will not budge on his mandate to allow taxes for the wealthy to rise, while extending tax cuts for the middle class and poor. The announcement comes as Democrats and Republicans work together to try and avoid the fiscal cliff, reports the International Business Times. Obama stated during his weekly address: “…… Read more »

Immigration Reform: Many High-Profile Republicans Changing Course

Many Republicans Changing Stance On Immigration Reform

Immigration reform has been a sticking point for the Republican Party, as the hardline views often demanded of leaders by GOP faithful has come into conflict with a general sentiment toward greater reform. Now, in the wake of the drubbing many Republicans faced in the 2012 election, several high-profile GOP leaders are changing course on… Read more »