After Securing Third Term As Speaker, Boehner Takes Revenge on Those Who Crossed Him

Oliver Darcy The Blaze 1/6/2015

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) did not waste time punishing those who publicly betrayed him.

After securing his third term as speaker, the Ohio Republican immediately moved to take revenge on those who crossed him.

Politico, citing sources familiar with the decision, reported that Boehner will strip Florida Reps. Daniel Webster […]

Texas Republican announces challenge to Boehner for Speaker in new Congress

Kyle Balluck The Hill 1/4/2015

Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) said Sunday that he will challenge John Boehner (R-Ohio) as Speaker in the new Congress.

“I’m putting my name out there today to be another candidate for Speaker,” Gohmert said on “Fox and Friends.”

Gohmert said that after “years of broken promises, it’s time for a […]

Reid Gives Up on Spending Bill

David M. Herszenhorn The New York Times 12/16/2010

The Senate majority leader, Harry Reid of Nevada, said Thursday night that he was abandoning efforts to pass a $1.2 trillion spending measure to finance the government through Sept. 30 because Republicans would not support it.

Mr. Reid said he would work with the Republican leader, Mitch […]

Omnibus double whammy: The Dems’ lame-duck land grabs

Michelle Malkin 12/15/2010

Yesterday, Senate Democrats dropped their 1,924-page omnibus spending bomb on Capitol Hill. My column today reports on the other omnibus bomb up their sleeves — a massive omnibus land grab that Dingy Harry Reid vowed yesterday to bring up before the stretched-out lame-duck session ends. It’s green pork galore: “Reid’s staff sees […]

Sen. Tom Coburn, MD, Sets Up a Working Database of All Earmarks Included in the Omnibus Spending Bill

16 December 2010

H/T RedState.com

Dec 15 2010

Sen. Tom Coburn, M.D. Working Database of All Earmarks Included in the Omnibus Spending Bill

The end-of-the-year Omnibus Appropriations bill includes approximately $8.3 billion and 6,714 earmarks.

Click here for a working database of all the earmarks included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill. It’s important to note […]