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CAPTION THIS: Obama & Boehner's Golf Date

Posted 08.20.2011 | Comedy

SCROLL DOWN TO READ ALL THE CAPTIONS! We spend most of our days coming up with funny things to say about ridiculous photos, so it's only fair that we...

Obama, Boehner Hit The Links For Golf Summit

Posted 08.18.2011 | Politics

JULIE PACE, Associated Press President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner put partisanship aside, at least on the golf course, and teamed ...

White House Sees 'Great Value' In Obama-Boehner Golf Summit

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Dwight Eisenhower got along better with Democrat Sam Rayburn than with leaders of his own party. Tip O'Neill and Ronald Reagan famo...

More Details Emerge About Obama-Boehner Golf Game

Posted 08.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's planned golf outing June 18 with House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner now has a complete foursome....

Washington Braces For Shutdown Amid Budget Impasse

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Washington braced for a shutdown as Republican and Democratic lawmakers headed to the White House on Tuesday in an attempt to reach a bu...

Government Shutdown Looms As Budget Deal Remains Unreached

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Washington is hurtling toward a government shutdown on Friday night as the time to agree on a budget for the remainder of the fiscal year ...

Obama Calls John Boehner To White House To Talk Budget

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prodded by an insistent President Barack Obama, Congress' top two lawmakers sought to reinvigorate compromise talks Tuesday aimed a...

Howard Fineman

The Real Losers In A Government Shutdown | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If there is a government shutdown on March 4 -- and we seem headed almost inexorably in that direction -- who will suffer the most politically?

Sam Stein

GOP Divided On Egypt | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The uprising in the streets of Cairo presents tricky domestic politics for the Obama administration, as each diplomatic move is judged t...

Obama To Host GOP Leaders For Key Meeting

AP | DAVID ESPO and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Heralding a new era of divided government, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans pledged warily to seek common groun...

Obama Exhorts Republicans To Resist Jockeying For White House In 2012

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Ending a two-week vacation, President Barack Obama is appealing to newly-empowered Republicans to resist jockeying for the White Ho...

Obama Calls Boehner To Talk 'Common Ground'

AP | LAURIE KELLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama called Republican leaders early Wednesday to congratulate them on their midterm election victories and to pr...

GOP Takeover Of House

Los Angeles Times | Lisa Mascaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The lawmakers are battling for the soul of the Republican Party. On Tuesday, they are releasing a 192-page paperback, "Young Guns: A New Generation of...

In Politics, Two Negatives Don't Make a Positive

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

The loser in the lead-up to November is any political figure who believes that Americans truly are sick and tired of negative campaigning and bitter partisanship, which is what Americans always say, but which usually results in winning elections.

WATCH Arianna: Obama's Ohio Speech The Best Since His Inauguration, But 'One Speech Does Not Change The Narrative'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "Countdown" Wednesday night to discuss President Obama's Ohio speech from earlier Wednesday, in which Obama refused to con...

Obama Blasts Bush Tax Cuts, Calls Out John Boehner In Ohio Economic Speech

AP | JULIE PACE and TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND — Politically weakened but refusing to bend, President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that Bush-era tax cuts be cut off for the wealt...

Sam Stein

Obama Does Play Professor To Boehner's Petulant School Kid | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Earlier today, Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.) criticized President Obama for acting, during the day's health care summit, like he was a professor in front o...

House GOP Memo Claims Republicans Won Televised Showdown With Obama

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans won their televised debate with President Barack Obama last month, according to a GOP document distributed to lawmakers on Thursday....

House GOP: Stimulus Plan Has Too Much Spending

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — In a swift victory for President Barack Obama, the Democratic-controlled House approved a historically huge $819 billion stimulus b...

GOP Strategy: Embrace Obama, Obstruct Democrats

Washington Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The House of Representatives was gaveled into its first session of the Obama presidency at noon Wednesday. At that hour, Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio)...

Obama To Meet With Congressional Leaders On Economy

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama plans to meet on Monday with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to discuss their legislative agendas includi...