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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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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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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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Hello policy fights, bye budget goodwill

...federal funds for its practice of collecting and distributing fetal tissue for scientific research. Former Speaker John Boehner's refusal to risk a government shutdown over Planned Parenthood money was the precipitating factor in his being forced...
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House votes to keep highway spending level, ignores warnings

...rank-and-file lawmakers greater clout in shaping legislation - something they complained they lacked under Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who resigned under fire last week.More than 100 amendments were debated on the House floor over two days...
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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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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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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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New day for House as Ryan becomes the 54th speaker

...a broad two-year budget and debt deal that passed the House on Wednesday, engineered largely by outgoing Speaker John Boehner to allow Ryan a fresh start with the toughest issues resolved.The measure was expected to clear an initial legislative...
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House Freedom Caucus supports Ryan for speaker

...Support from the group was not certain since they've repeatedly opposed GOP leaders and pushed the current speaker, John Boehner, to announce his resignation.Several members of the group had raised concerns about Ryan. But after meeting behind...
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