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John Boehner's here to stay, for now, with nothing to lose

WASHINGTON - Speaker John Boehner wants out. He really does.But the Ohio House Republican is staying...on the debt limit and a budget deal."It is ironic how smart John Boehner's looking," said Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D. "Frankly...
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Scramble to fill top jobs in House after Boehner exit

...fill the top GOP jobs in the House following Speaker John Boehner's surprise resignation. Now the same conservatives...crisis and gridlock."At the end of the day the reason John Boehner is stepping down is there are a lot of members in his...
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Congress, Obama avert gov't shutdown

...takes office.The outgoing House speaker, Republican John Boehner of Ohio, prepared to push the deal through his unruly...calling on lawmakers to reject it."Here we go again: John Boehner wants to make his last capitulation to President Obama...
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After Boehner: Can House GOP be led?

...House's rabble-rousing faction, following Speaker John Boehner's decision to resign rather than face a possible vote...disagreements within the conference have never been about John Boehner's personality, they've been disagreements over...
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Ryan weighs job of House speaker

...reasons to decline the job, too.A GRATEFUL PARTY OR A SPURNED ONE?Facing conservative opposition, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has resigned and hopes to leave Congress by October's end. In a second, equally startling blow, Majority...
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Ohio Gov. Kasich opposes changing name of Mount McKinley

...remain McKinley.He says people in Ohio feel the name is appropriate and there is no reason to change it.House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) and Rep. Bob Gibbs, both Ohio Republicans, also oppose the decision, with Gibbs calling it a political...
House Republicans return to Capitol to face leadership mess anyone else, despite widespread support.That suggests that the same hard-liners who pushed current Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to announce his resignation and scared off his heir apparent, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif...
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Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...Ohio-born William McKinley, our nation's 25th president. You've probably already read the news: House Speaker John Boehner and Rep. Bob Gibbs, both Ohio Republicans, oppose the decision, with Gibbs calling it a political stunt insulting...
Prospective speakers multiply in House as all wait on Ryan

...out of session for a weeklong recess, Capitol Hill has fallen quiet after a series of wild days during which Speaker John Boehner shocked the House by announcing his planned resignation, and Boehner's heir apparent, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy...
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Young not in running for Speaker of the House

...morning, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California and the House majority leader) - presumptive successor to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) - announced he will not stand for the speakership. The surprise announcement has thrown the speakership...


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