Topic: John Boehner
Hank Williams Jr. says he left Monday Night Football for violating his free speech rights. ESPN says Monday Night Football doesn't need Hank Williams Jr. anymore.
10/06/2011 02:20 pm
Hank Williams Jr., on a Monday TV program, likened President Obama to Hitler. In trying to explain his remarks later, Hank Williams Jr. talked about the tea party being painted as racist and extremist.
10/04/2011 01:02 pm
Hank Williams Jr saw his Monday Night Football jingle pulled by ESPN. Why? Hank Williams Jr. compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler.
10/04/2011 11:03 am
The old way of resolving disputes on Capitol Hill – backroom deals greased with US dollars for lawmakers' districts – has been replaced this year by a new brinkmanship. But the game of chicken has its own unintended consequences.
10/04/2011 09:59 am
Dysfunctional politics, both in Washington and in Europe, is spooking markets worldwide. While perhaps not as dangerous as the economic dysfunction of 2008, it is still a concern.
09/23/2011 04:43 pm
With near permanent brinksmanship the new normal, Congress headed into votes Friday to try to avert a government shutdown that is slated to occur on Oct. 1 if a continuing resolution bill is not passed.
09/23/2011 01:31 pm
Disaster aid bill: The measure would also prevent a federal shutdown next weekend by financing government agencies from the Oct. 1 start of the new federal fiscal year through Nov. 18.
09/23/2011 12:48 pm
Congress's deficit 'super committee' began its look into reform of the tax code. Despite the partisanship consuming Washington, the $1 trillion in personal and corporate tax breaks buried in the code are an appealing target for both sides.
09/22/2011 08:55 pm
First, President Obama seized upon populist comments by multibillionaire investor Warren Buffett to make his tax-the-rich proposal more palatable. Now, Buffett says he will attend an Obama fundraiser. He's becoming the poster boy for Obama's plans.
09/22/2011 10:03 am
Conservative Republicans joined the Democrats in opposing the spending bill, whose defeat revives the threat of a government shutdown. A way forward for House leaders is unclear.
09/22/2011 12:08 am