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John Boehner: Don't Call Me 'Spineless Or A Squish'

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday he doesn't like being called "spineless" or a "squ...

Boehner's Troubles With Conservatives May Only Get Worse

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder FOND DU LAC, Wis., Aug 20 (Reuters) - Glenn Grothman is a fiery conservative who wants to slash welfare programs and c...

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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Boehner: 'I Expect To Be Speaker' Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- John Boehner said Monday he is running for reelection as House speaker in January after the 2014 midterm elections. The Ohio Republi...

Boehner Plans To Run For Speaker Again

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

John Boehner said Monday he plans to seek reelection as House speaker after the 2014 midterm elections. Amid rampant speculation that he would giv...

Republican Leaders Battle Tea Party

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

House Republican leaders and allied groups have hatched a strategy to weaken the influence of the GOP's most conservative members ahead of 2014 electi...

Why Boehner Blew Up

The Chicago Tribune | Clarence Page | Posted 12.14.2013 | Politics

Last spring, as President Barack Obama was beset by IRS scandals, Benghazi backlash and second-term blues, he was reported by The New York Times to be...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner's Outburst Shows Right-Wing Groups Jumped The Shark

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With an emphatic "Are you kidding me?!" aimed at right-wing Washington groups, House Speaker John Boehner this week may have finally pro...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Boehner To Conservative Groups: Are You Kidding Me?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) assailed conservative groups Thursday for opposing the latest budget deal, saying they had crossed a...

Why Ryan Was 'Caught Off Guard'

AP | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-architect of a new budget deal in Congress concedes the political accommodation is modest, but says it moves a fiscally cha...

Luke Johnson

Boehner Slams 'Ridiculous' Move By Conservative Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) took a hard swing Wednesday at conservative groups opposing the newly announced bipartisan budget de...

Conservative Patience With Boehner Wears Thin

National Journal | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

The silence emanating from the House Republican Conference these days is deafening....