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Michael McAuliff

John Boehner Retains Position As House Speaker Despite Some GOP Opposition

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to once again make John Boehner its speaker, handing the Ohio Republican the gavel for the th...

Conservative Favorite Won't Rule Out Challenging John Boehner For Speakership

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) says he won't rule out challenging House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for the top GOP leadership role after this year's...

Michael McAuliff

House GOP Hunts For Way To Please Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Americans aren't sure whether Congress can head off a shutdown of the government in the next three days, they're not alone. The Repub...

Boehner Dissenters Fail Big Time

RealClearPolitics | Caitlin Huey-Burns | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

John Boehner held on to the speaker’s gavel after the new 113th Congress convened Thursday, despite the efforts -- perhaps largely symbolic -- of re...

WATCH: Boehner Gets Emotional

Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) was reelected to his top leadership role by the new Congress on Thursday, despite rumblings of a coup being...

Boehner Regains Speakership

Posted 01.03.2013 | Politics

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) has retained his top leadership position in the U.S. House of Representatives after a vote by the new Cong...

Conservatives Stir Trouble With 'Oust-Boehner' Mission

The Atlantic | Billy House | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Think Congress is dysfunctional during these fiscal-cliff negotiations? What if John Boehner can't even get enough House Republican votes next month t...

Jennifer Bendery

Louie Gohmert Nominates Newt Gingrich For House Speaker

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-Texas) nominated Newt Gingrich for House speaker during his party's leadership elections on Wednesday, but nobody ...

'Who's Crying Now': A Teary Playlist for House Speaker Boehner

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

John Boy, crank out these tunes on your best house speakers and pull yourself together, man. You've got a big country to save or screw up.

Powerful Special Interests Banking On Prospect Of 'Speaker Boehner'

USA Today | Fredreka Schouten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Ohio lawmaker has collected nearly $7.1 million for his campaign and leadership committees -- more than double the $2.9 million that current Speak...

John Boehner, Mitch McConnell Should Be Replaced, Say Voters Usually Favoring GOP (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A survey released by Public Policy Polling on Thursday finds that a majority of voters who tend to vote Republican aren't impressed with the work of S...

Boehner: Speaker-In-Waiting?

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — John Boehner could walk down most American streets without turning a head. But the perpetually tanned, chain-smoking Ohioan might ...

John Boehner's House Speaker Aspirations Lead Him To Create Cash-For-Speaker Program

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

...months before any midterm votes are cast, John Boehner of Ohio is putting his own face on the GOP's drive to take back the House by quietly launchi...