Speaker of the House

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Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.


This post-primary election meeting between President Obama and GOP leaders was held Dec. 2, 2010, and dubbed the "Slurpee summit" in relation to Obama's comments about the GOP sitting on the sidelines "sipping Slurpees" during the economic crisis. (credit: Pete Souza/The White House Via Getty Images)

CAPITAL CULTURE: Speaker’s Golf Game Close To Par

For House Speaker John Boehner, breaking par can be as elusive as breaking the spiraling federal debt.