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In 2,000 Days as Speaker, Pelosi Has Increased Debt a Record $9.6 Trillion Jun. 24, 2020

Terence Jeffrey

In the 2,000 days that Speaker Nancy Pelosi has now served as the leader of a division of the federa... Read More

Trump Knows: Beware the Power of Pelosi Oct. 02, 2019

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — You won't read it in a column by a man — sorry, guys — but House Spea... Read More

Impeachment: The Hearsay Conundrum Oct. 01, 2019

William Murchison

There's so much to say about Nancy Pelosi's impeachment gig that one hardly knows where to start. Bu... Read More

'Mr. President, You Have Come Into My Wheelhouse' Sep. 26, 2019

Connie Schultz

This week, those of us who never lost faith in Nancy Pelosi witnessed the confirmation of our trust.... Read More

Will Paul Ryan Exit Stage Right? May. 09, 2018

Terence Jeffrey

The congressman, then only 38 years old, was the ranking Republican on the House Budget Committee &#... Read More

Paul Ryan and Freedom Apr. 17, 2018

William Murchison

Amid the political hullabaloo now engulfing us — special prosecutors, tell-all memoirs, calls ... Read More

Speaker Ryan Follows the Lead of Speaker Reed Apr. 13, 2018

Michael Barone

One hundred nineteen years ago, Speaker of the House Thomas B. Reed announced that he was, after 22 ... Read More

Unequally Applied Justice Is No Justice At All Apr. 16, 2016

Diane Dimond

Later this month, one of the most powerful men ever to have served in the U.S. House of Representati... Read More

Words Matter Nov. 05, 2015

Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Last Thursday, Paul Ryan of Wisconsin was elected speaker of the House. At 45, he is the youngest pe... Read More

Boehner's Revenge Nov. 04, 2015

Joseph Farah

Maybe the ugliest part of House Speaker John Boehner's parting shot at limited government, responsib... Read More

My Pick for the Next Speaker of the U.S. House Oct. 21, 2015

Jim Hightower

If it were under the big top, it would be a hilarious clown show — with pratfalls, wild postur... Read More

Who's 'Crazy' Around Here? Oct. 13, 2015

William Murchison

It strikes me all of a sudden that a word spoken on behalf of the Republican Party's "crazies" might... Read More

Ryan and Reconciliation Is a Powerful Combination Oct. 10, 2015

Lawrence Kudlow

As of this writing, House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan has not decided whether to run for speak... Read More

Wanted: A Speaker of the House Oct. 09, 2015

Susan Estrich

It used to be considered a great job, back in the days of Sam Rayburn and Tip O'Neill. The speaker w... Read More

Political War All the Time Oct. 08, 2015

Froma Harrop

There is a time for war and a time for peace, according to the book of Ecclesiastes and The Byrds. I... Read More

Speak Now, Congress, or Forever Maintain the Status Quo Oct. 08, 2015

Veronique de Rugy

The House of Representatives is looking for a new speaker. Such times of change present a perfect op... Read More

Hunting Hillary: Dim Speaker-to-Be Reveals Select Committee's Partisan Goal Oct. 02, 2015

Joe Conason

Ever since House Speaker John Boehner unveiled yet another committee to investigate Benghazi —... Read More

I'm Going to Miss Speaker Boehner Sep. 29, 2015

Debra J. Saunders

I am going to miss John Boehner as speaker of the House. The GOP looks like the fun party with its r... Read More

Good Riddance! Sep. 29, 2015

Thomas Sowell

The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real oppo... Read More

Has Anybody Thanked John Boehner? Sep. 26, 2015

Mark Shields

Has anybody bothered to thank House Speaker John Boehner for Pope Francis' even coming to the United... Read More