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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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Former Speaker of the House Tim O'Connor dies at 81 - 17 Jan 2018
Tim O'Connor, the first Democratic Speaker of the House in the modern era, died Tuesday. This file photo from the Brattleboro Reformer was taken in his office in 2011. BRATTLEBORO — The man who wielded the gavel as Town Moderator at Brattleboro Town ...
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'Mr. Brattleboro': Former House Speaker Tim O'Connor Dies At 81

Vermont Public Radio - 17 Jan 2018
Former Speaker of the House Timothy O'Connor of Brattleboro has died. O'Connor made history in 1975 when he became the first democrat to be elected house speaker in more than a century, and he was the Brattleboro Town Meeting moderator for more than ...
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Former Vt. House speaker O'Connor dies at 81

Rutland Herald - 18 Jan 2018
BRATTLEBORO — Timothy O'Connor, Jr., the first Democratic speaker of the Vermont House in the modern era and the longtime town moderator for his hometown of Brattleboro, has died at age 81. O'Connor died Tuesday of an unspecified cause at Dartmouth ...
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Ken Plum: Mr. speaker, Not Mr. Speaker

Augusta Free Press - 18 Jan 2018
ken plum One of the first tasks in a new session of the Virginia General Assembly is to decide who is going to run the show. In the Senate of Virginia, the decision is made by the voters of the Commonwealth when they elect the Lieutenant Governor whose ...
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Kirk Cox elected speaker of the House on 98-0 vote - 10 Jan 2018
Newly-elected House Speaker M. Kirkland Cox, R-Colonial Heights, beams after being sworn in during the floor session of the Virginia House of Delegates at the state Capitol in Richmond on Wednesday, the first day of the 2018 legislative session. BOB ...
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Report: Nancy Pelosi Now a Lock for Speaker of the House in 2019

Breitbart News - 14 Jan 2018
Meanwhile, Republican Speakers John Boehner (R-OH) and Paul Ryan (R-WI) were stymied by the Senate in their efforts to pass legislation they had promised to Republicans — including, but not limited to, Obamacare repeal. Should Ryan yield the Speaker's ...
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White House backs short-term government funding bill

Reuters - 17 Jan 2018
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) walk with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) during a news conference after a House Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts. Earlier, White ...
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House Speaker Scott Saiki Delivers Opening Remarks

Big Island Video News - 18 Jan 2018
The legislative branch, and particularly we as the House of Representatives, begin this session with a renewed sense of purpose. The House is in a unique position to provide leadership. Part of the reason is our composition. Our 51 members are diverse ...
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Berkeley delegate moves to unseat Speaker of the House

Beckley Register-Herald - 10 Jan 2018
CHARLESTON — Delegate S. Marshall Wilson, R-Berkeley, made a motion Wednesday, the first day of the 2018 session of the West Virginia Legislature, to unseat Speaker of the House Tim Armstead. "This is my duty," Wilson told The Register-Herald. "I'm ...
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Catalan parliament elects pro-independence speaker

Financial Times - 17 Jan 2018
The Catalan parliament has convened for the first time since a failed secession attempt last year, immediately electing a pro-independence speaker of the house in a show of strength for parties seeking a split from Spain. Roger Torrent, from the ...
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Uproar as Speaker blames Dy CM for security breach

The Tribune - 17 Jan 2018
The matter was raised when the House was discussing the grants to the parliamentary affairs ministry and the MLAs were raising their concerns over violation of protocol and privileges by senior officers in the state administration. Independent MLA from ...

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