‘American Values Agenda’ off to a rocky start.

House Majority Leader Boehner (R-OH) yesterday released a package of bills called the “American Values Agenda” aimed at “energizing social conservatives five months before the midterm elections.” The first bill, to keep the words “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance, has already failed. “Republicans could not muster a simple majority on the issue in a committee where they outnumber Democrats by six.”