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No, the Tea Party Isn’t Dead. It’s Just Waiting.

The left chortled on Monday after learning the results of a new Gallup poll showing an all-time low for Tea Party support. According to Gallup, just 17 percent of Americans say they support the Tea Party, with 24 percent calling

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Obama Uses Boehner Exit To Threaten Federal Shutdown This Fall

President Barack Obama is always on-point, and today he used House Speaker John Boehner’s resignation announcement to blame the GOP for his own prior decisions to shut down federal agencies instead of compromising with the GOP.

U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) (2nd L) speaks to members of the media as (L-R) Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listen after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon at the Capitol September 9, 2015 in Washington, …

GOP’s Iran ‘Failure Theater’ Becomes Sad-Sack Circus

GOP leaders in the Senate are feebly complaining and whining about the Democrats’ solid support for President Barack Obama’s nuke-and-cash deal give-away to Iran. GOP leaders will fight hard for goals sought by business groups–such as free-trade deals–but will only pretend to fight for conservatives’ ideological and social priorities, such as pro-American immigration reform, say these critics.

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Carly Fiorina Challenges Boehner, McConnell Leadership

House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “should go” if they don’t pass conservative legislation when Congress reconvenes this week, says former businesswoman Carly Fiorina.

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Group with Boehner Ties Launches $900K Campaign for ObamaTrade

The American Action Network, an independent advocacy organization with ties to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), has announced a $900,000 campaign to push for passage of Trade Promotion Authority, a key component of President Obama’s trade agenda.

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With Bibi Invite, Boehner Counters Obama in Israeli Election

Speaker of the House John Boehner announced Wednesday morning that he would invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress on Feb. 11. “In this time of challenge, I am asking the Prime Minister to address Congress on the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life,” Boehner said in a press statement. The timing suits Netanyahu perfectly, as it comes five weeks before Israelis will go to the polls on March 17.

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Angry Boehner Looks To ‘Deal’ With Detractors

After 25 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives embarrassed Speaker John Boehner by voting against his re-election bid, the newly re-elected Boehner has begun to exact his revenge on those that opposed him.

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Godspeed to the 25 Who Refused to Vote for Obama’s Enabler

It’s official. John Boehner is still the king, and those who dared rebel against the king have been put down. 25 Patriots stood against the king–well, 24 plus one U.S. Representative who merely voted “present”–and for their courage, they will all

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29 Conservatives Can Oust Boehner as Speaker

It would only require 29 House members to depose current Speaker John Boehner. With this leverage, conservatives could negotiate significant reforms from a successor who emerges on a second or third ballot, thereby restoring the mandate given to them by the electorate on November 4.