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John Boehner Shutdown

GOP Seeks Creative Ways To Avert A Government Shutdown

Politico | Jake Sherman & Manu Raju | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

Republican leaders have intensified their planning to prevent a government funding showdown, weighing legislative options that would redirect GOP ange...

GOP Rallies Around Boehner Despite Embarrassment

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' debt-and-spending breakthrough crystalized a political contradiction. House Republicans refuse to let the...

Luke Johnson

John Boehner: 'We Just Didn't Win'

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Wednesday that he would not block a bipartisan Senate compromise to reopen the government, pavi...

House To Vote Tuesday Night On Shutdown, Debt Ceiling Bill

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- A spokesman for Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Tuesday night on legislation that would re...

Sam Stein

House Hardliners Shoot Down Colleagues For Saying A Clean Continuing Resolution Could Pass

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans once again find themselves in disagreement, this time over how many of their GOP colleagues would actually support a b...

Michael McAuliff

John Boehner: House Won't Pass 'Clean' Bill To Fund Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) insisted Thursday that the government would not shut down, but he also flatly refused to pass a "cle...

Boehner Warns Against Shutdown

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

* In call with Republicans, speaker recalls backlash from 1990s shutdown * Republicans deeply divided on strategy to stop or weaken h...