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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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McCarthy launches stealth campaign for speaker

Politico - 11 Jul 2018
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is quietly lining up votes to succeed Paul Ryan as speaker, reaching out to key lawmakers across the Republican Conference and asking whether they will commit to back him as speaker next January, according to GOP ...
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Ocasio-Cortez withholds support of Pelosi as House speaker

CNN - 27 Jun 2018
Washington (CNN) New York Democratic candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who delivered a major upset in Tuesday's primary over incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley, declined on Wednesday to support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for speaker if ...
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Democrats debate: Pelosi for House speaker or time for a change?

ABC News - 01 Jul 2018
Rep. Joe Crowley's stunning primary loss to 28-year-old progressive and first-time candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday reverberated not only through Democratic circles in New York but in the halls of the U.S. Capitol: Crowley had hoped to ...
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Ohio State sex scandal complicates Jordan's possible Speaker bid

The Hill - 03 Jul 2018
Jordan's recent conversations on the House floor, however, have focused on the Speaker's race, which will be held after the Nov. 6 midterms. GOP lawmakers told The Hill Jordan has been making a more aggressive and more direct pitch for Speaker in ...
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EDITORIAL: Speaker Paul Ryan calls the progressive bluff on ICE

Las Vegas Review-Journal - 16 Jul 2018
“This is the agency that gets gangs out of communities, that helps prevent drugs from flowing into our schools, that rescues people from human trafficking,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said. “They want to get rid of this agency?” The measure has no chance ...
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Seth Rogen Refused A Picture With House Speaker Paul Ryan

Deadline - 23 Jun 2018
Seth Rogen told CBS late night host Stephen Colbert last night that he refused a picture with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and his family. Related · Stephen Colbert Wants His Agent To Toil For Him Like Donald Trump Serves Russia. Rogen related that ...
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GOP leaders jockey for affection of House conservatives

The Hill - 15 Jul 2018
“That's one of the things we look for [in a Speaker], is the willingness to take up tough issues,” Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.), a member of the RSC leadership team, told The Hill on Friday. McCarthy and Scalise — the No. 2 and No. 3 House GOP ...
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Another State Lawmaker Considers Run For TN Speaker Of The House - 02 Jul 2018
Only Representative Curtis Johnson has officially declared a run for speaker, but House Republican leader Glen Casada is likely to enter once he finishes trying to elect more GOP members to the House. Several other lawmakers are said to be considering, ...

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