Good Morning America’s Jon Karl on January 04 derided the incoming Republican Speaker of the House as “harshly partisan.” The ABC correspondent joked that John Boehner can look “like the weeper of the House.” In contrast, then-GMA co-host Diane Sawyer in 2007 lauded Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ascension, praising, “But her fellow politicians say she’s galvanized steel with a smile.” Eyeblast.tv.
This years Judicial Watch list of the Most Corrupt Politicians includes both Republicans and Democrats. The list includes some of America’s most powerful in both branches of Government, up to and including President Barack Obama. Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2010 list of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.” The list, in alphabetical order, includes: Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Rahm […]
From the New York Times, a softball question: “In what ways is politics harder for women than men?” From Nancy Pelosi: “For example, when I became the speaker, we won 30 seats. It was a victorious thing — I was the first woman speaker. It didn’t get that much play. And I’m not a publicity seeker, so it was O.K. with me. Boehner, before the election, they had him on […]
Has Nancy Pelosi lost more than just the Speaker position in the House? Today’s vote shows that more than just the ‘blue dogs’ have problems with a Pelosi minority leader. There are many reasons why Democrats suffered its worst defeat in the House since 1938 — a net loss of 61 as of this writing, with the possibility of three more seats falling to the GOP. Nancy Pelosi may not […]
House Democrats voted Wednesday to retain Nancy Pelosi as their leader when they become the chamber’s minority party in January. By a vote of 150-43, House Democrats voted for the California lawmaker as their leader over challenger Rep. Heath Shuler of North Carolina. Votes were cast by secret ballot. Pelosi had four members speak on her behalf in the Democrats’ closed-door meeting. She was nominated by Rep. Mike Doyle of […]
I see the latest White House and Dem Talking points is to point out that minority leader Boehner, if he becomes the Majority leader, would be beholden to lobbyist and special interests. Some left leaning commentators are making snide remarks about Boehner handing out big tobacco checks on the house floor, an allegation that has no basis in truth.
Ed over at HotAir picked up on the newest attacks and let folks know the truth. Speaker Pelosi has taken in double the Lobbyist cash then did the Minority leader. In addition, The current occupant of the White House has a wide range of Wall Street execs on his staff . So who is beholden to who?
They call DC “the Cocoon” for Good Reason, while Americans suffer high unemployment, Home foreclosures, and financial ruin, Members on the Hill fortunes continue to clime at unprecedented rates of return. The top Fifty members of congress are worth almost 1.4 Billion. We wonder if the Stimulus was directed more toward themselves than toward the average American. Here to hoping for 30 percent unemployment for Congress in November!
The Washington Times reports and provides audio that Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi supports the investigation into those who disagree with her: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, called for an investigation of those who are protesting building the Ground Zero Mosque on Tuesday. She told San Francisco’s KCBS radio: “There is no question there is a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some. And I join those […]
The Hammer comes down on Pelosi by calling her, “the Swamp”. Pelosi spokesman fires back calling DeLay, “Shameful”. Does this sound like a bunch of Twelve year olds? Politicians sound more and more like children everyday. It’s been a long time since former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) got the chance to come out swinging in public. But that’s exactly what the feisty former GOP leader did Monday when […]
Rep. Charlie Rangel has reportedly reached a deal on ethics charges that will avoid a public trial that could have hurt his party ahead of the fall elections. WCBS TV in New York reported that Harlem friends of Rangel said a deal had been struck, and details of the deal could be unveiled when the ethics panel meets as scheduled at 1 p.m. The network reported Rangel will admit to […]