The House Speaker has done nothing to drain Washington’s scandal-filled swamp.
Representative Paul Ryan’s 40th birthday coincided with the House GOP retreat in Baltimore on January 29. Ryan’s wife and three children joined him for the event. President Obama was also there, at the invitation of the House Republican leadership, to deliver remarks and answer questions from selected members. And he had a surprise in store [...]
The Gingrich 2012 campaign will have to “clarify” a few things.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich reinforced his reputation as an attention-whore in 2008 by floating the possibility of a late entry into the presidential race. It wasn’t long after we started saying the words “President Obama” that the man Chris Farley impersonated with [...]
POLITICO has learned that Rep. Parker Griffith, a freshman Democrat from Alabama, will announce today that he’s switching parties to become a Republican.According to two senior GOP aides familiar with the decision, the announcement will take place this afternoon in Griffith’s district in northern Alabama.Griffith’s party switch comes on the eve of a pivotal congressional [...]