WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of gridlock, House Republicans floated broad hints Tuesday they might be willing to pass short-term legislation re-opening the government and averting a threatened default — in exchange for immediate talks […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he is willing to negotiate budget issues with President Barack Obama without any conditions. The Ohio Republican told reporters Tuesday, quote, “I’m not drawing any lines in […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects for a swift end to the 4-day-old partial government shutdown all but vanished Friday as lawmakers squabbled into the weekend and increasingly shifted their focus to a midmonth deadline for averting […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans vowed Wednesday to pass legislation that would prevent a partial government shutdown and avoid a historic national default while simultaneously canceling out Obamacare, inaugurating a new round of political brinkmanship […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says he is skeptical of Syria’s offer to turn over chemical weapons to international monitors but said President Barack Obama has not yet sold the American people on […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday elevated his criticism of fellow Republican Rep. Steve King over King’s suggestion that many unauthorized immigrants are drug runners, calling the comments “deeply offensive and wrong.” […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is turning down President Barack Obama’s invitation to be in the U.S. delegation to the installation of Pope Francis. He said he’d like to go, but it’s impossible with his current duties including the budget debate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday it’s unlikely the Republican-controlled House and Democratic-led Senate will prevent a wave of automatic spending cuts from beginning to strike the economy in two weeks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate ushered in a new Congress Thursday, re-electing embattled Republican John Boehner as speaker and hailing one of their own who returned a year after being felled by a stroke.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner speaker.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York lawmaker says House Speaker John Boehner has promised votes to aid victims of Superstorm Sandy by Jan. 15.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In their fiscal cliff standoff, President Obama wants to raise taxes by $20 billion a year more than House Speaker Boehner. The president wants the government to spend that much more yearly than Boehner does, too.