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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Loses Primary To Tea Party Challenger

AFRICANGLOBE - The majority leader in the US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, was defeated by a Tea Party challenger on Tuesday night in a shock primary election result that may turn out to be the biggest upset of the year in American politics.

Michelle Obama Rolls Eyes at John Boehner, Sets Internet Aflame

AFRICANGLOBE - Monday’s post-inaugural luncheon was a case study in body language--and nearly all of the physical evidence centered on House Speaker John Boehner. One interaction in particular already became an Internet meme: Michelle Obama rolling her eyes after listening to a comment from the Ohio Republican congressman.

Chris Christie Furious At Republicans For Not Passing Hurricane Relief Bill

AFRICANGLOBE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) lit into House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Republicans Wednesday for not holding a vote on a Hurricane Sandy relief bill. "There is only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims: the House majority and their speaker, John Boehner," he said

From Fiscal Abyss, To Fiscal Cliff, To Deal?

AFRICANGLOBE - During the 2012 campaign President Obama told the electorate that he would raise taxes on those making over $250K in order to generate much needed revenues and avoid going over the fiscal cliff. President Obama won reelection with a convincing margin; some would say a mandate even though Republicans still control the House.

Fiscal Cliff: Why Republicans Don’t Care What Americans Thinks

AFRICANGLOBE - Are Republicans – now summoned back to Washington by Speaker Boehner — about to succumb to public pressure and save the nation from the fiscal cliff? Don’t bet on it. Even if Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell cooperates by not mounting a filibuster and allows the Senate to pass a bill extending the Bush tax cuts to the first $250,000 of everyone’s income, Boehner may not bring it to the House floor.

Stunning Turn in Fiscal Cliff Talks

AFRICANGLOBE - In a stinging setback for Republican House Speaker John Boehner, a lack of support from inside his own party for his “fiscal cliff” fall-back plan forced him late Thursday to cancel a much-trumpeted vote on the measure.

Fiscal Cliff: President Obama John Boehner Meets Face-to-Face

AFRICANGLOBE - Twenty-three days since they last met face-to-face and 23 days before the fiscal cliff becomes a harsh reality, the two men most...

Fiscal Cliff Approaches as Republicans Reject Obama’s Plan

AFRICANGLOBE - So much for those post-election hopes that the parties would reach a deal to avoid the looming fiscal cliff. Leading Republicans have...

Trouble Not Over for Jesse Jackson Jr.

AFRICANGLOBE - Jesse Jackson Jr.'s resignation from Congress might end his once-promising political career but it doesn't mark the end of troubles for the civil rights icon's son. Just two weeks after voters re-elected him to a ninth full term, Jesse Jackson Jr. on Wednesday sent his resignation letter to House Speaker John Boehner, citing his ongoing treatment for bipolar disorder.

Fox News’ Eric Bolling Tells Maxine Waters To ‘Step Away From...

Fox News host Eric Bolling shocked his co-hosts on "Fox and Friends" when he told Rep. Maxine Waters to "step away from the crack...
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