Why John Boehner Hates Ted Cruz

Big on my Facebook page is the new Mother Jones piece detailing why Washington insiders think Ted Cruz is a “jerk,” in the magazine’s words. Here’s an example from former Speaker John Boehner: Fighting words: The former speaker of House has called Cruz “that

Don’t Cry For Me, Speaker Boehner

You forgot or never realized, sir, that the Speakership of the United States House of Representatives is not a position of stability, nor of stasis. It is the least, rather than the most-protected, seat in that great chamber o’er which you presided

Boehner Out as Speaker

Speaker John Boehner made headlines this morning by making a surprise announcement: he will be retiring from Congress at the end of October. More from The New York Times: Speaker John A. Boehner, under intense pressure from conservatives in his party, will resign