In the Loop: Boehner


Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Pols’ pay not huge but perks are excellent

A 12-day, expense-paid, fact-finding trip to India can be part of the job.

By Al Kamen  |  01:30 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  India, codel, Boehner, Shock, Lummis, McMorris Rodgers, congressional, travel, National Indian American Public Policy Institute, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Boehner cuts House members’ greatest perk

Citing the impending sequester cuts to the federal budget, the Speaker canceled all House congressional delegation travel on military jets.

By Al Kamen  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sequester, John Boehner, Boehner, congressional delegations, codels, cancel, trips, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/22/2012

9/11 Memorial still short of funds

The Shanksville, Pa., memorial to those on Flight 93 whose bravery saved the Capitol on 9/11 is still looking to raise $8 million from private donors.

By Al Kamen  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Trade Center, memorial, 9/11, Pentagon, Shanksville, Flight 93, funding, fundraiser, Clinton, Bush, Boehner, Newseum, National Park Foundation, National Park Service, contributions, Congress, Capitol, Alamo, Thermopylae, Al Qaeda, Capitol visitors center, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Obama, Biden and Snooki: Poets at heart

A new “modern poetry” anthology puts the oft-bizarre utterances by politicians and celebrities in poetry form. A fun read.

By Al Kamen  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Charles Schumer, John Boehner, poetry, Anthology of Really Important Modern Poetry, Israel, Harry Reid, Kathryn Petras, Ross Petras, Silvio Berlusconi, Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, Hugo Chavez, Ann Coulter, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop