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    Speaker of the House: Speaking Up

    Recently, The Washington Post reported that Representative Eric Cantor (R–VA) seems to be taking steps that would position him to become the next Speaker of the House. In any event, the next Speaker—whether it’s Cantor, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, or someone else—will join a tradition that stretches back exactly 225 … More

    Nancy Pelosi or Captain Renault? You Be the Judge

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gf8NK1WAOc[/youtube] Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s press conference yesterday reminded a friend of ours of a particular scene from Casablanca.  The great Claude Rains was nominated for an Oscar for this role.  Will the Speaker be so honored by the Academy?