Freedom Caucus wishlist won’t end partisan powerplays

When John Boehner last month announced his intentions to leave Congress, many thought the election of the next Speaker of the House would be relatively unexceptional. That all changed when Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dropped out of the race. The … Continue reading →

Boehner’s resignation sets up Speaker election

After nearly 5 years as Speaker of the House, John Boehner has announced that he will be stepping down not only as Speaker but as a Congressman as well. This will not only set-up a special election to fill the … Continue reading →

The Congressional “good standard” should be raised

Not many elected officials explain to their constituents the reasons they vote a certain way on a given bill. Even fewer are those who will explain their vote on every bill! Justin Amash seems to be doing just that, posting … Continue reading →