Boehner Not Afraid to Use the Stick

The Speaker of the House is not messing around when it comes to whipping for his debt-ceiling plan:

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s open defiance of Speaker John Boehner’s efforts to solve the debt-ceiling crisis could cost the Urbana Republican his safe seat in next year’s election.

Two Republican sources deeply involved in configuring new …

Latest Arlington Mix-Ups Face Congressional Scrutiny

Rep. Rob Wittman, the Virginia Republican leading a House subcommittee hearing on the burial scandal at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday, noted at one point that the Army had promised to determine the correct location and identity of every person buried at Arlington. “It seems to me that now we have learned that the Army doesn’t …