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Sabrina Siddiqui

Boehner Downplays Rift Between Tea Party and Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Days after tea party candidates were overwhelmingly defeated by establishment Republicans in several midterm primaries, House Speaker Jo...

Republican Peter King Takes the Lead

Bruce Ackerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Bruce Ackerman

Though Congressman Peter King is from New York, he should not be mistaken for an old-fashioned moderate Republican. He is a full-blooded Reaganite, but he is realistic enough to recognize that his party is engaged in a suicide mission.

Boehner May Be Risking Tea Party Calls To Resign

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics

Tea Party activists rallying in Washington say House Speaker John Boehner should stay in his job -- for now. Gathered across the street from the Ca...

Boehner May Have Tea Party Problem On His Hands

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza & Aaron Blake | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

When Republicans retook the House in the 2010 midterm elections, there were a handful of smart party strategists who cautioned that managing the major...

Boehner Stuck Between Tea Party And A Hard Place

Posted 07.17.2011 | Politics

DAYTON, Ohio (Reuters) - This John Boehner was not the John Boehner that Tea Party leaders in the room thought they knew. Compared to the Boehn...

John Boehner's Choice: Government Shutdown Or Tea Party Revolt

TIIME | Jay Newton-Small | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

John Boehner has a decision to make. And in some ways it's akin to choosing between his children. By midnight tonight the government will shut down un...

John Boehner Faces Choice That Could Define His Leadership

The Los Angeles Times | Lisa Mascaro | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

With a government shutdown deadline just days away, House Speaker John A. Boehner faces a fateful choice over whether to abandon conservative Republic...

Time Short, Tempers Flare In Budget Showdown

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The specter of a partial government shutdown looms again as Congress returns to Washington with Democrats and Republicans as far apart o...

Harry Reid's Complimentary Words May Put Boehner In Political Pickle

The Las Vegas Sun | Karoun Demirjian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's been more than a month since Democrats and Republicans drew lines in the sand over federal budget cuts, but the weeks of angry words and accusati...

Boehner Navigates Uncharted Territory Between Legislative Pragmatism & Tea Party Zeal

The New York Times | Carl Hulse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After being granted three weeks to cut what has been an elusive budget deal, Speaker John A. Boehner is navigating the unchartered territory between l...

Sam Stein

Government Shutdown Floated As Negotiating Tactic

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- High-stakes negotiations over a short-term stopgap to keep the government from shutting down stalled on Wednesday, as neither Republican...

John Boehner Faces Tough Task Of Controlling A 'Tea Party Congress'

The New Yorker | Peter J. Boyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the transition to the new Congress began, in mid-November, Boehner avoided potential conflicts with his freshman colleagues by promising them a sea...

Is The Tea Party Gang Turning GOP Into A Party of Hate?

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When John Boehner, the Republican leader of the House, appeared at the Tea Party rally at the Capitol on Thursday afternoon, it was a dramatic signal:...