Daily Archive: December 21, 2012


Prejudice Isn’t The Issue Here

The question on the floor is whether an offensively stupid remark that is now fourteen years old, made by a man who was at the time a member of the United States Senate, is now...


John Boehner: Liked but Not Well-Liked

National Review‘s Robert Costa has a behind-the-scenes report on Speaker Boehner’s failed effort to get his caucus to pass his “Plan B,” an entirely political, ultimately feeble attempt to confuse the issue and insulate Republicans from incurring...


January 3rd

So, what happens on January 3rd? On January 3rd, the House of Representatives holds its next vote for Speaker of the House.  You need to have a straight majority to win. Historically, this is...