Speaker's Blog

The Emmy for Best Cover-Up Goes to...

August 27, 2014

If the Emmy Awards considered such things, President Obama’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would have easily taken the award for best cover-up. Read More

#StuckInTheSenate: Providing More Flexibility to Support Working Families

August 27, 2014

“An animated President Obama cast the need for flexible workplace policies” back in June...but none of that ‘animation’ has translated into action. Read More

“Struggling,” “Disengaged,” “Tentative”: Obama Admin Taking Heat for Lacking Iraq Strategy

August 26, 2014

The Obama administration grossly underestimated the threat posed by terrorists in Iraq and now it is more concerned with defending its foreign policy (or lack thereof) than defining it. Read More

#StuckInTheSenate: A Bill to Boost Veterans’ Hiring

August 26, 2014

President Obama addresses the American Legion today at a time when the unemployment rate among post-9/11 veterans has jumped to 9.2 percent, three percentage points higher than the national rate. Read More

The Monkey in the Room

August 26, 2014

As shown in the pictures below, the monkey is the second most photographed subject in H-232, aside from Speaker Boehner himself.  It all started in the fall of 2011, when Speaker Boehner joked in an interview that some days he felt like a windup toy because his jam-packed scheduled kept him so busy. Read More

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