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John Boehner Speaks

GOP Rep: Boehner Would Be ‘On Very Thin Ice’ If He Tries To Use Mainly Dem Votes To Pass Homeland Funding Bill

For all the talk of Republican House Speaker John Boehner being trapped by the quarrel over funding the Homeland Security Department, he holds a potential escape key, if he’s willing to use it: cooperative Democrats.

15 hours ago

John Boehner Talking

Boehner: ‘All Children Ought To Be Vaccinated’

House Speaker John Boehner says all children ought to be vaccinated.

02/03/2015

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

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Ohio Man Accused Of Threatening To Poison John Boehner

Federal prosecutors allege country club bartender Michael R. Hoyt threatened to poison the speaker’s drink.

01/13/2015

Louie Gohmert Speaking

Gohmert: Going To Be A ‘Pretty Nasty’ Fight Against Boehner If He Punishes GOP Opposition

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, warns there’s going to be a “pretty nasty” fight against House Speaker John Boehner for punishing GOP colleagues who opposed him.

01/07/2015

John Boehner Speaks

Tea Party-Backed Effort Fails To Unseat Boehner As Speaker

Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.

01/06/2015

Sarah Palin Talking

Palin: Time For Republicans To Elect New House Speaker

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin believes it’s time for a new Speaker of the House.

01/06/2015

John Boehner Speaks

GOP Rep: ‘Unprofessional’ Of Colleagues To Run Against Boehner

One Republican lawmaker is calling it “unprofessional” of his colleagues to challenge John Boehner for House Speaker.

01/05/2015

John Boehner Speaks

Boehner: Resignation Of NY Rep. Grimm ‘Honorable’

House Speaker John Boehner says Rep. Michael Grimm made the right decision by resigning from Congress after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges.

12/30/2014

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after the Senate Democratic Policy Luncheon at the Capitol on Dec. 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Agree On $1.1T Spending Bill As Reid Warns Gov’t Will Run Out Of Money In 2 Days

Time running short, Republicans and Democrats agreed Tuesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and delay a politically-charged struggle over President Barack Obama’s new immigration policy until the new year.

12/10/2014

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