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4.20.18

Republicans are slowly coming around on the right to blaze

Only a handful of Republicans support legalizing marijuana, but a majority of their voters do.

4.11.18

John Boehner is suddenly all about legal weed now

The former House Speaker is joining the board of Acreage Holdings, which has cannabis licenses and other assets in 11 states.

12.5.16

Don't Miss the VICE Post-Election Interview with President Obama This Friday on HBO

In our latest HBO special report, VICE founder Shane Smith investigates Obama's most controversial policy initiatives and the rise of Trump through the eyes of the president's closest advisors and most outspoken critics.

4.28.16

John Boehner Calls Ted Cruz 'Lucifer in the Flesh,' a 'Miserable Son of a Bitch'

On the day Cruz announced Carly Fiorina as his running mate, the former speaker of the House decided to take him down a peg during an appearance at Stanford University.

4.28.16

Former House Speaker John Boehner Said Ted Cruz Is 'Lucifer in the Flesh'

"I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life," Boehner told a group at Stanford.

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3.16.16

Donald Trump Warns of 'Riots' If Republicans Force a Contested Convention

The Republican frontrunner said that "bad things will happen" if the party tries to usurp the nomination from him at the Cleveland convention in July.

3.16.16

John Boehner Says He'd Back Paul Ryan for President in Contested Convention

A Boehner spokesman emphasized that the comments were only "hypothetical" in the case that none of the candidates currently running can accrue a majority of delegates.

10.29.15

The Pentagon Dodged a Bullet Thanks to the US Budget Deal

A surprise budget deal between the president and the House of Representatives means the Pentagon narrowly missed a host of looming political and budget problems.

10.29.15

It's Official: Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan Is the New Speaker of the House

Say a tearful goodbye to all those memes of John Boehner crying in public.

10.29.15

In a Weepy Transition, Paul Ryan Replaces John Boehner as Speaker of the House

Paul Ryan was sworn into one of the most powerful positions in the United States government today, putting an end to weeks of Republican disarray.

10.28.15

There’s About to Be a New Speaker of the House — And His Name Is Paul Ryan

Republicans in the US House of Representatives nominated the Wisconsin representative for the job, and a vote to make the move official is expected on Thursday.

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