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Boehner: 'I'd Bring The Congress Back' If Obama Asks For War Authorization

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Sunday that he would call the House back into session if President Barack Obama asked for war authorization f...

Obama Dismisses Boehner Lawsuit As Nothing More Than A 'Stunt'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Friday said he wasn't going to apologize for his use of executive power, dismissing a planned lawsuit by House Speaker John ...

Sam Stein

Inside Obama's Game Plan For The Debt Limit | Sam Stein | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three senior Obama administration officials have made it abundantly clear that the president has no interest in budging from his positio...

Boehner Mimicks Obama In Angry Floor Speech

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) mocked President Barack Obama in a floor speech Monday, hours before a potential government shutdown -- marking a ...

Boehner: I 'Absolutely' Trust Obama

Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says he "absolutely" trusts President Barack Obama – not that they don't have t...

Boehner: Obama On A Mission To 'Annihilate The Republican Party'

The Huffington Post | Nick WIng | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) warned fellow Republicans this week, saying President Barack Obama's inaugural address had convinced him th...

Sam Stein

Obama Would Not Stop House GOP's Short-Term Debt Ceiling Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama would not block the three- or four-month extension of the debt ceiling proposed by House Republicans last week if the bi...

After the Election, a New Mandate -- and New 'Fiscal Cliff' Math

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The voters have asked President Obama and his fellow Democrats not to "shirk a fight" over economic issues. We look forward to seeing the democratic process unfold over the coming weeks, months and years, as a much-needed fight against economic injustice is played out in the public arena.

Sam Stein

Obama, Boehner Begin Standoff Over Debt-Ceiling Hike | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Apparently healed from the trauma caused by last summer's debt-ceiling showdown, House Republicans and the White House have begun an eig...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Leaders: America 'May Never Recover' From Obama | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America's top two Republican leaders fired blistering broadsides Tuesday at President Barack Obama, saying that the president had made t...

Boehner: Obama 'Lost His Courage'

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says President Barack Obama can't run for re-election on his economic record so his campaign will ...

Boehner: 'Some Of The Dumbest' People In America Are Members Of Congress

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics

Great news, America! Some of the dumbest people in the country are leading your nation, according to Speaker of the House John Boehner. "We got so...

Boehner Tells Chairmen To Step Up To Obama

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

By DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE -- House Republican leaders pleaded for elusive unity from the disparate factions in their party a...

Boehner: 'I Need The President To Help Out'

AP | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner says it's time for President Barack Obama to help end Congress' impasse over renewing the payroll tax cut and...

2012 State Of The Union Address Announced

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will give his state of the union on Jan. 24, essentially launching his re-election year just as Republicans ...

Obama Prods Deadlocked Congress

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sidestepping controversy, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., declined to take sides Monday on a proposal for higher tax reve...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Relationship With Obama Has Grown 'Frosty' | Elise Foley | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The relationship between House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Barack Obama has been "frosty" over the past two weeks, the s...

Jennifer Bendery

White House: Our Jobs Bill Is The Only One That Boosts Economy Now | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) sparred with President Barack Obama on Thursday over the president's claim that Republicans have yet...

Obama Rips Page From Former President's Playbook

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Give `em hell, Barry? Heading into a tough re-election campaign, President Barack Obama has been railing against Congress to pass ...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Obama Threw In The Towel On Governing | Elise Foley | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), while once again calling for cooperation with the White House, took a shot at President Barack Obam...

Mr. Speaker, You're Dead Wrong About Taxes and Jobs

James Heffernan | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
James Heffernan

When 14 million people are out of work and more than 46 million are mired in poverty, how many voters really believe that the wealthiest among us simply cannot be asked to pay their fair share of taxes?

Jennifer Bendery

'The President Is Coming At Our Invitation' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that his Republican colleagues "ought to be respectful" and attend President Barack Ob...

Debt Ceiling Battle Could Come At A Price For Obama, Boehner

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The fight over the debt ceiling has turned into a dramatic leadership test for President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehne...

Sam Stein

Boehner Set To Call Obama's Bluff In Push For Short-Term Debt Ceiling Deal | Sam Stein | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is set to call the Democratic Party's bluff on the debt ceiling. The Ohio Republican, in a briefing ...

Boehner: Negotiating With White House 'Like Dealing With Jell-O'

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that no one wants to see the nation go into government default as the White House and law...