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After Boehner ouster, quiet period, Freedom Caucus attacks on IRS, ObamaCare

The House Freedom Caucus — the most conservative and raucous bunch in the chamber — appears to have ended its wait-and-see approach with the leaders of the GOP-controlled chamber, roughly 16 months after ousting House Speaker John Boehner. The group of about 40 House Republicans has given new Speaker Paul Ryan a wide berth since

Did The VA Just Call Barack Obama a Liar?

B. Christopher Agee  In a speech Wednesday morning, Barack Obama addressed the ongoing scandal regarding inordinate waiting periods for patients at facilities operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Though he assured Americans that such delays are unacceptable, he questioned whether they played any part in dozens of veteran deaths. He cited a report by

Boehner Announces Republican Names for Benghazi Select Committee

 House Speaker John Boehner has released the names of the Republicans who will sit on the Benghazi select committee: Rep. Susan Brooks (IN), Rep. Trey Gowdy (SC), Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan (OH), Rep. Mike Pompeo (KS), Rep. Martha Roby (AL), Rep. Peter Roskam (IL) and Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (GA) “This investigation is about getting answers