Boehner Coup Was Called Off Morning Of Speaker Vote

By: Tuesday January 8, 2013 4:06 am

Rumblings of a Tea Party coup against Speaker Boehner seemed to be unfounded as he sailed to re-election. But now Roll Call is reporting that the plot was very much real and robust enough to force a second ballot: A concerted effort to unseat Speaker John A. Boehner was under way the day of his [...]

Conservative Opposition To Boehner Mounts On Eve Of Speaker Vote

By: Thursday January 3, 2013 5:52 am

Is Speaker Boehner in trouble? Conservative media mogul Matt Drudge, of the Drudge Report, has been running a poll since yesterday about whether John Boehner should remain speaker. Currently over 420,000 people have voted 84% against Boehner. This as the House prepares to vote today for Speaker. Conservative media outlet is reporting that some [...]