Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

John Boehner News

News on John Boehner continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

59 min ago | Advocate

After Executive Order, 5 Congress Members Could Make The Difference on ENDA

President Barack Obama made good on a 2008 campaign promise Monday when he signed two executive orders that will protect many LGBT people from discrimination in the workplace.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Transgender, Gay/Lesbian, Republican, US House of Representatives, Greg Walden

5 hrs ago | Politico

Issues pile up in Congress

The plan for each side was clear: Speaker John Boehner would keep the thorny immigration reform debate off the House floor.

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Kay Granger, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Roll Call

Dads on Capitol Hill: House Paternity Leave Varies Widely

Dennis was able to take 10 weeks of paid paternity leave, a luxury not offered to every Hill staffer.

Comment?

Related Topix: Washington, DC, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, Republican

Cybercast News Service

Rep. DeLauro Accuses GOP of Treating Unemployed Like - Road Kill'CNS

Rep. Rosa DeLauro accused House Republicans of treating unemployed Americans like "road kill" at an event where she and other Democrats demanded an extension of insurance benefits for the long-term unemployed even though jobs grew faster after they expired.

Comment?

Related Topix: Rosa DeLauro, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican

The Washington Post

Perry to send National Guard troops to Mexican border amid migrant crisis

Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans Monday to send up to 1,000 state-operated National Guard troops to the Mexican border within 30 days, charging that the Obama administration has failed to keep the state secure.

Comment?

Related Topix: Prison, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

SanLuisObispo.com

Need campaign cash? No problem. Sue the president

No sooner did Boehner, R-Ohio, unveil a draft resolution authorizing the House of Representatives to proceed with the lawsuit than party campaign committees rushed to Twitter, email and social media with the digital equivalent of tin cups, begging for donations.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

Free Republic

Boehner: House Has No Plans to Defund Unconstitutional Acts by Obama

House Speaker John Boehner indicated today that if President Barack Obama takes actions that exceed his constitutional authority, the House of Representatives has no plans to use its own constitutional authority to withhold funding from those actions.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Ohio Government, Barack Obama

Daily Kos

House highway funding measure dims hope for jobless aid

John Boehner didn't think pension smoothing was an acceptable pay-for for jobless aid.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Senator Dean Heller, Harry Reid, Democrat, Barack Obama

Mother Jones

The Last Hope for Extending Long-Term Unemployment Insurance May Have Just Gone Poof

It's been seven months since Congress let long-term unemployment insurance benefits lapse, but last week only brought more bad news for the job seekers hoping that House Republicans might relent and allow a vote on extending benefits .

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Dean Heller, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Rosa DeLauro, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

The Detroit News

District 11 barbs fly for GOP primary

U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio is trying to show his 2012 election wasn't a fluke, although his Republican primary opponent has outspent him by a 20-1 margin in the past three months and is backed by most GOP power brokers in the Aug. 5 primary.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Thaddeus McCotter, Joe Knollenberg

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Politico

Parallel paths: McCarthy and Scalise

Their parallel rise began in the late 1990s, when Kevin McCarthy, the national chairman of the Young Republicans, became good pals with Steve Scalise, a local leader in Louisiana.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Eric Cantor, Jeb Hensarling

Rock Hill Herald

What immigration crisis?

The 113th Congress, which will afflict this nation until Jan. 3, is a paradigm of inaction, inertia and partisan paralysis.

28 comments

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Arkansas Times

D.C. politics come to Little Rock - GOP demands loyalty in platform

More evidence still that fiercely partisan D.C.-style politics will be the order of the day if the Republican Party enhances its control of Arkansas political offices.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Healthcare Law, Law, Little Rock, AR

Los Angeles Times

House GOP, home of hyperbole and hyperpartisanship

Claiming that President Obama "believes he has the power to make his own laws," House Speaker John A. Boehner is preparing a lawsuit against the president.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

NJ.com

N.J. benefits from Obamacare more than other states: Editorial

Clifton Alexander, left, certified marketplace navigator with Urban League of Union County, helped Kalpesh Shah, 45, of Iselin choose a health plan in March.

Comment?

Related Topix: Union County, NJ, Iselin, NJ, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicaid, Health, New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Free Republic

Palin: 'I don't need lectures from Eric Holder'

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin hit back at Attorney General Eric Holder on Saturday for criticizing her call to impeach President Obama over the border crisis.

Comment?

Related Topix: Eric Holder, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bobby Jindal, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee

Star-Telegram.com

Granger set with border plan, but is the House ready for it?

As a leader on national defense policy and also a parent and grandparent, U.S. Rep. Kay Granger was the perfect Texas Republican to take on the challenge of dealing with 58,000 legally protected children arriving alone at the border.

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Texas

Daily Kos

2020 war room: Inside the secret plan to beat GOP gerrymandering

What a great title, huh? At Netroots Nation in Detroit, there was a panel by that name, and it did not disappoint.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Liberal Political News

Examiner.com

Did Boehner 'jump the shark' with his lawsuit proposal?

It would appear that House Speaker John Boehner may have finally "jumped the shark" in his quest to take down President Barack Obama.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Pa. Congressman Staffer Arrested For Carrying Handgun To Capitol

Rep. Tom Marino speaks during a news conference about the budget continuing resolution passed by the House near midnight with Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner and Rep. Lou Barletta September 23, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Marino, Representative Lou Barletta, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••