Goodbye to Paul Ryan, Jeff Flake, and Mark Sanford.
Ryan presided over three years of growing deficits and laid the groundwork for worse to come.
A Wisconsin town is spending billions, seizing homes, and breaking state law to lure a Taiwanese company.
"The Party of Lincoln is going to become the party of pissed off 55-plus white guys with GEDs," warns Republican strategist Rick Wilson, author of Everything Trump Touches Dies. Also: "There's a giant market opportunity for the Libertarian Party."
"I didn't come to Washington to make friends."
State and local officials are doling out $4.5 billion and 1,000 acres to lure the Taiwanese manufacturing giant.
Thursday's vote is an empty gesture. Worse, it's a hypocritical one.
Boehner openly despised the libertarian Republican from Michigan but actually allowed him and others to debate and vote freely on spending bills.
As Paul Ryan exits, a new CBO report confirms the extent of the GOP's damage to the nation's budget.
The vaunted policy wonk's career has expanded the size, scope, and spending of government.
The problem is in the procedure, says the libertarian-leaning Kentucky congressman. He thinks it could cost the GOP big in November.
"The real problem is that we spend way more money than we take in. We have to address that."
Republican leaders spent most of the Obama years attacking rising debt and massive spending. Now that they control the budget, they could not care less.
Reason editors point to the good stuff in tax reform, and the bad everything else
Trump's rescinding of DACA has produced widespread condemnation and a demand that Congress act to reform immigration.
Paul Ryan is needlessly holding up tax reform by pushing a harmful Border Adjustment Tax.
It locks in many of the worst elements of Obamacare while making actual market-friendly reforms next-to-impossible.
Freedom Caucus Trashes Principle to Avoid Being Tarred as Trump Obstructionists on Obamacare Revamp (UPDATED)
A deeply unpopular bill, passed via untenable process, gets near-unanimous support from legislators who used to rail against such things.
Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Matt Welch talk France, the government shutdown, "hate speech," and the decline of Western civilization.
In 2008, Obama told GM factory workers in Janesville, Wisconsin, that the plant would "be here for another 100 years." It has since closed, leaving thousands unemployed.
Rep. Thomas Massie: 'We don't really have 218 conservatives here [who] meant what they said when they said they wanted to repeal Obamacare'
Libertarian-leaning congressman unpacks the great Ryancare 'bluff,' explains how Paul Ryan is 'more Machiavellian than even John Boehner,' and why he's 'still hopeful' about Donald Trump despite a military budget proposal that's 'the dream of the neocons'
"Economic nationalist" Trump adviser blasts people foolish enough to believe in "Free Minds and Free Markets."
The ultimate outsider candidate collaborates with the GOP establishment to marginalize the House Freedom Caucus and pivot toward centrist Democrats
Nick Gillespie, Katherine Mangu-Ward, and Matt Welch talk Trump, Ryan, gender-neutral pronouns, DJ Khaled, and more.
Hate-crime hoaxes, Tony Blair's testicles, real estate racism, and more
Talking immigration, tax inversions, and more with Kennedy on Fox Business.
GOP Aide Urges Republicans to Oppose Criminal Justice Reform Because 'Drug Trafficking is a Violent Crime'
As votes loom on a package of criminal justice reform bills in the House, the old "tough-on-crime" canards are being trotted out again.
Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy line up to defend the man who campaigned against the mess they helped create
Paul Ryan says he intends to get six criminal justice bills to the floor of the House in September. The House Judiciary Committee has already advanced four.
But no plan for Congress to vote on a declaration or authorization
House Speaker calls Trump's remarks about a Trump U judge "indefensible," but says he still has common ground with the presumptive GOP nominee.
The House Speaker will end up supporting Trump's agenda, not the other way around.
Speaker Paul Ryan hasn't endorsed The Donald-yet.
The House Speaker's refusal to back his party's nominee would be a small but important step away from two-party politics.
Time to bend the knee.
The Republican Speaker of the House left room for him to come around eventually.
The House Speaker's speech on the state of American politics made no direct mention of the GOP frontrunner.
How will the 2016 Conservative Political Action Committee deal with the Donald?
The House Speaker opposes Trump's ideas, but says he'll support the Republican nominee.
"When you see someone like Paul Ryan really duck-and-cover on the immigration issue you know that the pendulum has swung in the wrong direction."
Supporters of criminal justice reform looking to get something done in the twilight of the Obama administration.