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White House OKs Congress' say on an Iran agreement

...Earnest conveyed the president's decision to sign it."Maybe they saw the handwriting on the wall," House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said after the White House dropped its opposition.Both houses of Congress are now likely to pass the...
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On Congress' snow day, an Arctic hearing

...I think those of us who are here should get a gold star for showing up," she said.In other news, House Speaker John Boehner isn't the only one on Capitol Hill facing a bunch of rebels.Despite failing to get permission from congressional...
GOP tries to undercut nuclear deal with Iran

...days after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to a joint meeting of Congress at Republican House Speaker John Boehner's invitation. In his address, Netanyahu bluntly warned the United States that a deal would pave Iran's path to...
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My Turn: Will GOP destroy Obama's gains?

...would have made had Republicans in Congress not opposed everything our president tried to do. Back in 2009, Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and the GOP-led House decided they would stand against everything Obama proposed, even if it began as...
Today in History

...voted to ease across-the-board federal spending cuts and head off future government shutdowns, acting after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat. Actress...
Alaska needs an end to the shutdown

Americans deserve better than government by prolonged temper tantrum. I understand that Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. John Boehner don't support the Affordable Care Act, but they and a small group of Tea Partiers shouldn't be able to shut down...
Senate OKs gay rights bill

...the bipartisan, 64-32 vote as a historic step although it could prove short-lived. A foe of the bill, Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has signaled that the Republican-led House is unlikely to even vote. Senate proponents were looking...
Damage control: Obama takes action on trio of controversies

...satisfy Republicans, who see the controversies as an opportunity to derail Obama's second-term agenda. House Speaker John Boehner suggested the White House had violated the public's trust, and he promised to "stop at nothing" to hold the administration...
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Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...Hill ominously suggested the impasse might last for weeks, but a few Republicans seemed ready to blink.House Speaker John Boehner's office said the Ohio Republican would attend the White House meeting Wednesday afternoon, casting it as a sign...
Senate immigration bill passage lives up to nation's commitment

...sure thing.The Senate measure faces obstinate opposition in the House of Representatives, where Speaker of the House John Boehner has already signaled that he will bow to the wishes of his Republican caucus no matter which way the chamber's majority...
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