House Speaker John Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner speaks following a meeting of the House Republican conference June 18, 2014 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Absolutely Not': Boehner Opposes US Working With Iran To Help Iraq

The United States should not talk to Iran about jointly helping the Iraqi government fend off insurgents who have been overrunning large swaths of that country, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.

06/18/2014

House Speaker John Boehner speaks during a news conference on June 12, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama ‘Taking A Nap’ On What Is Happening In Iraq

President Barack Obama has not ruled out any options on stopping Islamic militants from capturing Iraqi cities.

06/12/2014

President Obama set aside about a half-million acres for the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images)

New National Monument Sparks Border Concerns

Western lawmakers fear illegal immigrant and drug smugglers will be able to elude local law enforcement through the half-million acres of rugged terrain along the U.S.-Mexican border.

05/21/2014

House Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked any votes on immigration legislation, raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation's laws.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Republicans Block Vote On Immigration Reform

House Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked any votes on immigration legislation, raising doubts about the prospects for election-year action on overhauling the nation’s laws.

05/21/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., arrives at the weekly Senate Democratic Policy Committee luncheon on March 25, 2014 at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Benghazi Select Committee ‘A Hunting Mission For A Lynch Mob’

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee hammered House Republicans over the Benghazi Select Committee.

05/19/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Republican victories in governor's races across the country show voters want leaders who will "get things done," rather that fighting over ideology. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Christie: It Would Be ‘Stressful’ To Run Against Jeb Bush In 2016

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie admits it would be “stressful” if he ran against former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in 2016.

05/14/2014

"Jeb Bush is my friend. I think he'd make a great president. I've nudged him for some time," Boehner told the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. (Andy Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Boehner Says He ‘Nudged’ Jeb Bush Towards White House Run

Boehner tells Hispanic business men in Texas, “Jeb Bush is my friend. I think he’d make a great president.”

05/12/2014

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rockefeller: Obama Opposed ‘Because He’s The Wrong Color,’ Fear Of Tea Party

Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”

05/08/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to her husband’s defense of her comments on wealth, saying the thought was “sweet,” but she doesn’t need anybody to defend her own record.   (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: There Is No Reason For Benghazi Investigation ‘To Continue In This Way’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that she doesn’t believe there should be a special select congressional committee to investigate the Benghazi attack that killed four Americans.

05/08/2014

This file photo taken on September 11, 2012 shows an armed man waving his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the U.S. consulate compound in Benghazi. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: I Will ‘Cooperate’ With Benghazi Subpoena, ‘Have Absolutely Nothing To Hide’

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday during a news conference that he will cooperate with the House Oversight Committee’s hearing on the 2012 Benghazi attack, a day after the State Department stated he would not appear.

05/07/2014

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