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Obama Resists Pressure To Act Alone On Immigration

AP | DONNA CASSATA and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a president looking for a legacy piece of legislation, the current state of the immigration debate represents a high-wire act....

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pelosi Slams House GOP 'Excuses' On Immigration | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted House Republicans Thursday for saying they couldn't act on immigration reform unti...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Immigration Reform 'Needs To Get Done,' But It's Obama's Fault If It Doesn't | Elise Foley | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) laid down a line Thursday on immigration reform: the president must prove he will enforce immigratio...

John Boehner Revives The Myth That 'What We Have Now is Amnesty'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.04.2014 | Latino Voices

The speaker of the house seems to have an interesting definition of the word "amnesty." U.S. Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) released a question-and-ans...

Republicans Still Distrust Obama Despite Aggressive Deportations

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has deported more than 1.9 million immigrants. Yet that aggressive enforcement of current law fails to sw...

House Republican Leaders To Outline Immigration Principles

AP | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders plan to outline broad immigration principles, including legalization for the 11 million immigrants living...

Elise Foley

Immigration Advocates Fast, Tell Boehner To Do His Job | Elise Foley | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigrant rights advocates who have been fasting for a week walked to John Boehner's office on Tuesday to ask, unsuccessfully, for a mee...

Obama Utilizing Immigration Rule Changes

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will allow some relatives of U.S. service members living in the country illegally to stay, according to a...

Mr. Boehner: Doing Nothing Is Not an Option

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

This lack of political will is pitiful. It would almost be comical if it were not so costly to the United States and so devastating to the Latino community -- and if a real solution were not possible.

Biden Faults Boehner For 'Step Backward In The History Of The Country'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By David Beasley ATLANTA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden strongly criticized House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday, say...

Harry Reid Hits John Boehner For 'Intellectual Yoga Drill'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) expressed his frustration with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) over immigration reform on Wednesday, ca...

Elise Foley

Boehner: House Still Trying To Figure Out Immigration Principles | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) insisted on Wednesday that even though House Republicans have moved slowly on immigration reform, th...

Steve King Has Warning For John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) hinted in an interview with Newsmax this week that he'd consider trying to oust Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), should he brin...

GOP Rep Emerges As First Republican To Join Democrats' Immigration Efforts

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

With less than three weeks to go in Congress' 2013 legislative calendar, one Republican serving in a heavily Hispanic district has moved to join House...

Obama Calling For Big Reform

Posted 10.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is using the bully pulpit to insist that Congress pass legislation overhauling the nation's immigration sys...

Boehner Hopeful For Progress On Immigration

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner says he's hopeful the House can act this year on immigration legislation as Republicans pr...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Steve King Does Not Represent GOP | Elise Foley | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that comments from Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) would make the immigration reform effort m...

Boehner Claims Heavy Involvement On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) bristled on Tuesday when asked why he's taken a backseat on immigration reform, insisting he's remained heavily in...

Laura Bassett

John Boehner Won't Take A Position On Immigration: 'It's Not About Me' | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said on Sunday that he believes immigration is a "serious problem" that needs to be dealt with, but he would not s...

Boehner Offers Support For Immigration Measure

Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says legislation offering citizenship to immigrants brought illegal...

Why Boehner Has Been Punting

New York Magazine | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

On the surface, the Club for Growth may be all about the promotion of fiscal conservatism in our nation’s capital....

Elise Foley

John Boehner Doesn't Rule Out Legalization | Elise Foley | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite hearing concerns from some House Republicans about providing a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants, Speaker John Boeh...

Jason Linkins

Not All Of The House GOPs Threats To John Boehner On Immigration Reform Are What You'd Call 'Subtle' | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

The fate of the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill is pretty much now in the hands of House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), who must decide...

Jon Ward

Immigration Doom And Gloom Is Giving John Boehner Some Room To Operate | Jon Ward | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Now that immigration reform has been declared almost dead by many media outlets, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is in a tolerable p...

Boehner's Immigration Dilemma

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Whether a new immigration bill becomes law or not is now dependent on choices Boehner makes in the coming weeks. He has the ability of scuttling the entire process, should he choose, or to make immigration reform a reality. But no matter what he does, there are going to be some awfully upset Republicans after it is over.