President Obama launched humorous counterstrikes against his opponents during his eight years in office. He used the Correspondents' Dinners masterfully.


Rose believes that the rape accusations caused indelible harm to his image.

Former House Speaker John Boehner is no fan of Texas Senator Ted Cruz. Boehner blasted Cruz during a forum at Stanford University in California Wednesday night, likening him to the devil. Audio recorded at the event captured the former Speaker of the House answering a question about Cruz, calling the GOP presidential hopeful “Lucifer in the flesh.” Boehner also […]

NewsOne’s PolitickerOne blog tackles some of the most important topics in politics: Election 2016, moves by the Obama administration, voting rights, lawmaking, and the way that elected officials represent our communities. Three times a week, we will go beyond the mainstream media’s “pack” coverage of politics to highlight the underreported aspects of how politics and policy […]

In a morning meeting with Republicans on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government shutdown, the New York Times reports. The announcement comes just a day after Boehner emotionally presented Pope Francis before Congress to deliver an address that focused on equality for all. […]

We will get to the bottom of this & we will protect the values we hold dear. — Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) July 17, 2015 Pennsylvania Rep. Tim Murphy, a member of the House Pro-Life Caucus and chairman of the Energy and Commerce subcommittee investigating the video, and Arizona Rep. Trent Franks, both said […]

On Tuesday, Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned U.S. Congress that a deal the Obama administration is discussing with Iran over the country’s nuclear program could “pave” its “path to the bomb.” His controversial speech was made at the invitation of U.S. House speaker John Boehner (R, Ohio) and without presidential approval. Netanyahu elaborated: “This deal has two major concessions: one, leaving Iran […]

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  RNC Chair, Reince Priebus  joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss what we should expect from a Republican controlled House and Senate. Priebus told Martin the first thing Republicans need to do is pass a budget. Priebus touted this a as being a “great place to start.” Priebus went on to mention that […]

In a 225-201 vote, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted to sue President Barack Obama, giving Americans even more reason to intensify their ever-expanding disapproval of Congress. RELATED: Suing Obama: GOP-Led House Gives The Go-Ahead According to Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and other House GOP leaders, the suit will center on the Obama administration giving employers a one-year reprieve on […]

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH, pictured) isn’t especially adept at doing his job well, but that’s not stopping him from announcing plans to sue President Barack Obama for managing to do his. In a Tyler Perry-themed display of overdramatic political theater, Boehner confirmed his intentions to sue the Obama administration over its use of […]

In retaliation for sanctions imposed against Russia by President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned key United States congress members from entering the country, reports The Hill. RELATED: Mitch McConnell Announces He Will Oppose New START Treaty Obama Can’t Force Putin’s Hand On Ukraine Unilaterally And Dick Cheney Knows It The nine U.S. officials banned […]