Speaker John Boehner

President Barack Obama speaks at a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) town hall meeting at Yangon University's Diamond Jubilee Hall in Yangon on Nov. 14, 2014. (credit: CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Doesn’t Invite Top Republican Leaders To Attend Immigration Dinner With Dems At White House

As many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled to federal benefits — including health care tax credits — under President Barack Obama’s immigration plan, officials said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

A source tells the Associated Press the Louisiana GOP head is urging Rep. Vice McAllister to resign immediately. (Getty Images)

AP: Louisiana GOP Chair Pushing McAllister To Resign

Source tells AP the Republican Party of Louisiana head trying to persuade McAllister to step aside after being caught on tape kissing another man’s wife.

04/09/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner: House Won’t Repeal Flood Insurance Hikes

Speaker John Boehner says the GOP-controlled House won’t take up legislation aimed at neutering a 2012 overhaul of the federal flood insurance program that is hitting homeowners who have long paid below-market rates with big premium hikes.

01/16/2014

Freedom Industries on Barlow St on the banks of the Elk River is seen on January 10, 2014 in Charleston, West Virginia. West Virginia American Water determined Thursday MCHM chemical had 'overwhelmed' the plant's capacity to keep it out of the water from a spill at Freedom Industries in Charleston. An unknown amount of the hazardous chemical contaminated the public water system for potentially 300,000 people in West Virginia. (Photo by Tom Hindman/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama Administration Must Enforce Safety Rules To Prevent Disasters Like Chemical Spill

House Speaker John Boehner is suggesting that the Obama administration needs to do a better job of enforcing safety regulations designed to protect the public against disasters like the chemical spill into West Virginia’s drinking water supply.

01/14/2014

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)

Boehner: Obama Risking Default By Rejecting Talks With Republicans

The United States moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default on the government’s debt Sunday as Speaker John Boehner adamantly ruled out a House vote on a straightforward bill to boost the borrowing authority without concessions from President Barack Obama.

10/06/2013

Former President George W. Bush addresses attendees during a immigration naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on July 10, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: We Don’t Care What Former President Bush Says About Immigration

Divided on immigration, House Republicans bluntly challenged President Barack Obama’s willingness to secure the nation’s borders on Wednesday, and appeared unimpressed by George W. Bush’s advice to carry a “benevolent spirit” into a debate that includes a possible path to citizenship for millions.

07/11/2013

President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush arrive on July 2, 2013 for a wreath-laying ceremony for the victims of the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombing at the Bombing Memorial in Dar Es Salaam. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Former President Bush: Immigration Legislation Has ‘Chance To Pass’

Former President George W. Bush believes the latest immigration reform legislation has a chance to get through Congress.

07/07/2013

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Boehner: GOP-Controlled House Will ‘Do Its Job’

Speaker John Boehner says the GOP-controlled House will “do its job” and pass legislation to lift the nation’s borrowing cap and keep the government running, but will insist that Democrats accept new spending controls.

01/14/2013

Republicans are looking to trim expenses from the past from the billions being spent for Hurricane Sandy aid. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Looks To Eliminate Excess Spending In Sandy Aid Package

Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a “not-so-fast” campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.

01/12/2013

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