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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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Longtime former ND legislator, Speaker of the House dies at 83

Grand Forks Herald - 18 Aug 2017
William's service to our state as an attorney, legislator, former Speaker of the House and active member of many civic organizations over the past half century is a testament to his passion for North Dakota and for the governing process. We are ...
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In special session rubble, spotlight shines bright on Straus

Texas Tribune - 16 Aug 2017
Following a bruising special session that ended a day earlier than expected, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus drew sharp criticism from some fellow Republicans as well as questions about his future as head of the lower chamber. by Patrick Svitek Aug.
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House Republicans to caucus on speaker rules

Texas Tribune - 15 Aug 2017
Texas House Republicans will meet early Wednesday to discuss procedures for electing a speaker, a move that opponents of current Speaker Joe Straus have heralded as a victory. At issue: whether to require members of the GOP caucus to choose a ...
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House Speaker Ryan Experiences Whitewater Rafting In Colorado

CBS Local - 17 Aug 2017
BUENA VISTA, Colo. (CBS4) – Paul Ryan, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, enjoyed whitewater rafting on the Arkansas River Wednesday. paul ryan whitewater 4 credit river runners House Speaker Ryan Experiences Whitewater ...
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House accepts Speaker Rayburn's portrait, Aug. 16, 1941

Politico - 16 Aug 2017
On this day in 1941, the House accepted a portrait of Speaker Sam Rayburn (D-Texas) painted by Douglas Chandor, a British-born artist. The work — one of three identical ones that Chandor made — now hangs in the Speaker's Lobby behind the House ...
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Paul Ryan gives huge fundraising boost to House Republicans

Washington Examiner - 21 Aug 2017
Speaker Paul Ryan continued building a campaign war chest for House Republicans ahead a possibly treacherous midterm election, transferring another $1.5 million to the National Republican Congressional Committee in July. The transfer brought the total ...
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Texas House conservatives amp up their effort to topple speaker

Corpus Christi Caller-Times - 11 Aug 2017
AUSTIN – The small but determined band of House tea party conservatives called the Texas Freedom Caucus scored a victory of sorts last week when they forced a meeting of all the Republicans in the lower chamber to discuss how the speaker of the House ...
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Week in Review: Speaker race dustup punted, voter fraud law inked

The Texas Monitor - 21 Aug 2017
A highly anticipated House Caucus meeting was held this week that could set the stage for a fight for the House Speaker's seat. The state Republican Party, as well as the Texas House Freedom Caucus, wants the GOP House members to gather behind one ...
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Protesters to rally outside Ryan town hall meeting

Kenosha News - 20 Aug 2017
In this photo from Aug. 2, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan responds to a question from a Republican voter during an employee town hall in Mukwonago. Ryan is planning to hold a town hall meeting Monday in Racine, his first open to the general public in his ...
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A fiery Dan Patrick lashes out at Speaker Straus

Austin American-Statesman - 16 Aug 2017
In a fiery news conference minutes after the special legislative session ended Tuesday night, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick lashed out at House Speaker Joe Straus, anticipated difficult primary elections for Republicans in Straus' mold and predicted that bills ...
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MD Speaker of the House Calls For Removal Of Statue

WCBC Radio - 16 Aug 2017
Maryland's speaker of the House is calling for the removal of a Confederate statue of the Supreme Court justice who wrote a decision upholding slavery that sits on the lawn of the Maryland State House. House Speaker Michael Busch said Monday the ...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan visits, trains with 101st Airborne

United States Army (press release) - 28 Jul 2017
"As the Speaker leads the House, he can clearly articulate how units like the 101st Airborne use their budgets to build and sustain readiness. This includes how we train, lead and care for our Soldiers and the installation that supports them and their ...
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House Speakers set for difficult tenures

Daily Nation - 19 Aug 2017
The two speakers of Parliament Justin Muturi (right) of National Assembly and Ekwe Ethuro (2nd right) speaker of Senate meet IEBC commissioners at parliament Buildings on January 26, 2017. The two speakers are expected to defend their seats in the 12th ...

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