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Boehner Mocks ‘Lukewarm’ White House Reaction To Israeli Election

House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday defended his invitation to Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress earlier this month and mocked the Obama administration’s chilly reaction to the Israeli prime minister’s election victory.

03/19/2015

House Speaker John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner, Bipartisan Group Push Obama To Arm Ukraine: ‘Grotesque Violation Of International Law’

House Speaker John Boehner and a group of top Democrats and Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the president to provide lethal, defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists.

03/05/2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference on Jan. 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner Says House In ‘Wait And See Mode’ On Funding Homeland Security

House Speaker John Boehner says he’s waiting for the Senate to act on legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department ahead of Friday’s midnight deadline.

02/25/2015

Poll: 58 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Meet With Netanyahu   (Photo by Amos Ben Gershom/GPO via Getty Images)

Poll: 58 Percent Of Americans Say Obama Should Meet With Netanyahu

Most Americans say it was inappropriate for House Speaker John Boehner to invite Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the U.S. Congress, but a majority also believe President Barack Obama should still meet the Israeli leader.

02/12/2015

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Boehner Tells Senate Dems To ‘Get Off Their Ass’ Passing Immigration Bill

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the House “has done its job” to fund the Department of Homeland Security by passing a bill to the Senate that de-funds a series of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration that Republicans have deemed “unconstitutional.”

02/11/2015

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., downplayed critical comments made by an architect of the Affordable Care Act by saying she doesn’t “know who he is” – although Pelosi’s office has previously stated that they’ve relied on Jonathan Gruber’s analysis.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Pelosi: Boehner Invite to Netanyahu ‘Inappropriate’

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says it was inappropriate for House Speaker John Boehner to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress.

01/22/2015

John Boehner Talking

Boehner Spokesman: Obama Isn’t Living In Reality

A spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said in response that Obama isn’t living in reality.

01/22/2015

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) looks on as U.S. President Barack Obama (R) speaks. (Photo by Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Seeks Tax Increase On Wealthy To Help Middle Class, GOP Pushes Back

President Barack Obama will call for increasing taxes on the wealthiest Americans by raising the capital gains rate and eliminating a tax break on inheritances, then using the revenue to fund new tax credits and other cost-saving measures for the middle class.

01/18/2015

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Reid Wants Obama To Delay Immigration Executive Orders

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

11/14/2014

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Boehner: ‘We’re Going To Fight The President Tooth And Nail’ On Immigration

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

11/14/2014

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