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Obama, Boehner To Have Rare, Private Oval Office Meeting

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - After an acrimonious year where they failed to agree on almost anything, President B...

John Boehner Gives Obama Thumbs Up, Blushes?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) a shout out during his State of the Union address on Tuesday, saying that the "strengt...

2014 State Of The Union Date Set

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has invited President Barack Obama to deliver his 2014 State of the Union address on January 28. Boehner sent a...

'He Can't Control His Caucus'

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

(Updates with more quotes, background) By Steve Holland and Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - President Bar...

Obama To Boehner: Just Let Congress Vote

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama challenged House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) Monday to prove that he didn't have the votes to pass a "clean" continuing resol...

What Happened When Obama Hit Up A Local Sandwich Shop

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

As budget battle negotiations with Congress stretched into a fourth day, President Barack Obama made a local lunch stop. Obama was accompanied by V...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Senate Democrats: GOP Is Pitting Cancer Patients Against Children In Head Start

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are criticizing the House GOP's approach to resolving the government shutdown, likening the Republican plan to fund onl...

Obama Invites Congressional Leaders To Shutdown Meeting

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

BY JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A White House official says President Barack Obama has invited congressional leaders to the Whit...

Obama-GOP Relationship Hits New Low With Swipe At McConnell

The Hill | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

President Obama's relationship with Republican leaders in Congress has hit a new low....

Obama: Boehner 'Doesn't Want To Look Like He's Giving In To Me'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

President Obama said Thursday that he believes House Speaker John Boehner's (R-Ohio) unwillingness to raise taxes on the nation's top earners is motiv...

Obama, Boehner Meeting Face To Face

Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with House Speaker John Boehner later Th...

Ryan Grim

Obama Promised A New Kind Of Politics, But Played The Same Old Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics

In the days following the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963, Lyndon B. Johnson was left to pursue his predecessor’s unfinished legislative ag...

Sam Stein

Did Paul Ryan Cripple Debt-Reduction Deal With Obama Re-Election Concern?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In its profile of newly minted, presumptive vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan Monday morning, The New York Times reported a new and po...

Ryan Grim

John Boehner Rejects Obama's Grand Bargain On Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner is rejecting President Obama's offer to make historic cuts to the federal government and the social safety ne...

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 budg...

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 ...

White House Launches Behind-The-Scenes Charm Offensive On Incoming House Republican Chairs

Politico | John Bresnahan & Jake Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Republicans don't take power for three more weeks, but the White House is already engaged in a behind-the-scenes charm offensive designed to bui...