Speaker of the House

John Boehner

Boehner Steadies GOP Team, Reframes Deficit Debate

House Speaker John Boehner has shored up his political clout after a shaky month, persuading his Republican caucus to pick its fights with Democrats more strategically.


Rep. John Boehner of Ohio and re-nominated Speaker of the House, gives a thumbs-up as he walks on the floor of the US House of Representatives at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2013, during the opening session of the 113th US Congress. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘The American Dream Is In Peril’

The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner speaker.


Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Nominates Gingrich For House Speaker

Newt Gingrich back as Speaker of the House? Only if one GOP representative had his way.


Washington, DC (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?

For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.


Speaker of the House John Boehner

Boehner: War Drawdown Savings Can’t Go To Jobs

Democrats on the deficit panel proposed last week to use war savings to pay for a $300 billion jobs program along the lines President Barack Obama wants.