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John Boehner's Giant SOTU Thumbs Up

Slate Magazine (blog) - 28 Jan 2014
It's how the daughter of a factory worker is CEO of America's largest automaker; how the son of a barkeeper is Speaker of the House; how the son of a single mom can be President of the greatest nation on Earth." ***Follow @JoshVoorhees and the rest of ...
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Pa. House Speaker Mike Turzai joins 2018 gubernatorial race - 14 Nov 2017
After months of speculation, Pennsylvania's Speaker of the House Mike Turzai has made it official: He's running for governor. The first word that Turzai has joined the race came in comments to The Associated Press Tuesday afternoon. A campaign kick-off ...
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UK House Speaker Doubles Down On Trump Parliament Speech Ban

HuffPost - 10 Nov 2017
On Thursday, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow doubled down on his view that Trump should not be allowed to address lawmakers in the historic Westminster Hall during an official visit to the United Kingdom. Trump has still not earned the ...
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Former Republican House Speaker: I confronted Cornish

Minnesota Public Radio News - 11 Nov 2017
Former Republican House Speaker Kurt Zellers said Friday GOP Rep. Tony Cornish should resign from office, revealing that he confronted the veteran legislator about suggestions of sexual harassment and warned such behavior wouldn't be tolerated.
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Speaker Paul Ryan says Roy Moore should 'step aside'

Los Angeles Times - 14 Nov 2017
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said Tuesday that Alabama Republican Roy Moore “should step aside,” joining top GOP leaders who are trying to push the Senate candidate facing sexual misconduct accusations out of the race. "These allegations are ...
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House Speaker Ryan opens door to delayed corporate tax cut

CNBC - 08 Nov 2017
Republicans in the House and Senate are working on separate plans to overhaul the tax code. The Senate may include a one-year delay in their bill to comply with chamber rules limiting contribution to the federal deficit. House Speaker Paul Ryan seemed ...
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Speaker's parting shot: Straus arms his House loyalists

The Texas Monitor - 17 Nov 2017
The retiring House leader and his chief strategist, Gordon Johnson, are persuading deep-pocketed lobbyists to bankroll like-minded candidates in more than two-dozen legislative races next year, according to the Capitol Inside website. Straus ...
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House Speaker Duran: 'Boy's Clubs' Need To Be Broken Up

CBS Local - 14 Nov 2017
“We need to do everything in our power to address these issues head on,” said Speaker of the House Crisanta Duran. “I think there are some changes that would be appropriate to our current policies to make sure we have a safe workplace throughout the ...
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Virginia House GOP elects its leadership team

WTOP - 19 Nov 2017
(AP) — Republicans in Virginia's House of Delegates have elected their leadership team and choice for speaker, all while Democrats hope recounts can flip the chamber from GOP control. As expected, House Republicans on Sunday nominated Majority ...

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