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Boehner Says He's 'All In' To Remain As Speaker

AP | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's "all in" ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Boehner: 'I Expect To Be Speaker' Next Year | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- John Boehner said Monday he is running for reelection as House speaker in January after the 2014 midterm elections. The Ohio Republi...

Conservatives Have No Clue How To Oust John Boehner

The New Republic | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

It seems like every time the House leadership crosses the right wing of the Republican conference, rank-and-file conservatives respond by contemplatin...

Ryan Grim

Bye-Bye, Boehner? | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former aides to John Boehner and other high-level GOP operatives are increasingly convinced that the House speaker will step aside after...

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....

GOP Senator Says Boehner May Lose Speakership

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) would lose his speakership if he agrees to new tax revenues to avert the across-the...

Republican Slams Tea Party Colleague For 'Irresponsible' Failed Coup

Idaho Statesman | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson says fellow Republican Rep. Raul Labrador has forever undermined his effectiveness with an "irresponsible" role in plot...

Is John Boehner, 2013, the New Joe Cannon, 1910?

Kenneth D. Ackerman | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics
Kenneth D. Ackerman

Is 2013's John Boehner up to the task of making himself the new Joe Cannon of 1915, ready for his second act? Time will tell, but let's hope so.

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...

GOP's Long History Of Shunning Leaders Could Cause Worry For Boehner

The Week | Joshua Spivak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

After a painful rejection by his own party in his attempt to pass a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is at the center of ...

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 | 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 ...

Boehner Sworn In, Twitter Goes Nuts

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers officially tapped John Boehner to be Speaker of the House as the 112th Congress was sworn in today, and as expected, the Twittersphere respo...

LEAKED: John Boehner's Private List of Top Priorities as Speaker

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Camp


Michele Bachmann Won't Commit To John Boehner For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) recently appeared to express some trepidation about supporting her colleague, John Boehner (R-Ohio), for Speaker of th...

Another GOP Candidate Refuses To Endorse John Boehner For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Dakota GOP congressional challenger Kristi Noem said Wednesday that she isn't ready to promise her vote to promote Minority Leader John Boehner ...

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 Pre-Emptive Strike Against Obama: Speech Touches On Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel And Veterans

Hotline On Call | Jeremy P. Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Min. Leader John Boehner (R-OH) will get the jump on Pres. Obama's prime time address, offering his second major address in as many weeks and se...

Sam Stein

Pelosi To Boehner: You're Not Taking My Gavel | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Cali.) said last Friday that she fully expects to hold on to her gavel even as Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) fin...