When President Obama has to speak to the Congressional Black Caucus, nothing gets in his way. Not even kids with cancer. CureFest, an annual event to raise money and awareness for a cure for childhood cancer, was held this past weekend in Washington, D.C. According to the Washington Post, CureFest held a vigil Saturday night at Layfayette Square, the park ... Read More »
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On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, started to sob at a Taco Bell event, but it wasn't because the salsa was too spicy.
Boehner made a brief cameo at a gathering sponsored by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as the former gave the latter $30 million to help teens graduate from high school. (Taco Bell employs many teens, so that’s the connection.)
“Some of you know how I am about these things,” Boehner said, choking back tears while praising the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs. “We need to do a better job at educating more American kids. We live in America, for goodness' sake.”