John Boehner

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., joined by Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., right, talks to reporters following a closed-door caucus meeting at Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Conservatives block budget; Ryan cites anxiety among voters

WASHINGTON — Dealing an embarrassing setback to House Speaker Paul Ryan, tea…

 

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. speaks to during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Fresh starts as GOP taps new speaker, approves budget deal

WASHINGTON — House Republicans embraced a new leader Wednesday and swiftly consented…

 

Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, accompanied by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., right, talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

No shutdown, no default: Congress leaders, Obama back deal

WASHINGTON — Striving to end a cycle of crisis, congressional leaders and…

 

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. points while talking with visitors on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

No shutdown: Congress approves bill to keep government open

WASHINGTON — Just hours before a midnight deadline, a bitterly divided Congress…

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. points while talking with visitors on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Ky. listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Senate propels stopgap spending bill to keep government open

WASHINGTON — Having dodged the immediate threat of a government shutdown, congressional…

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Ky. listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. According to GOP lawmakers, Boehner to step down end of October. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Speaker Boehner stuns Congress, announces resignation

WASHINGTON — In a stunning move, House Speaker John Boehner informed fellow…

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. According to GOP lawmakers, Boehner to step down end of October. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
In this Sept. 26, 2014, file photo, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit in Washington. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP, 2014)

Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontent

WASHINGTON — An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker…

In this Sept. 26, 2014, file photo, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C. speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit in Washington. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP, 2014)
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President…

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act hold up signs as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, Thursday June 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSenate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain

House nears passage of Homeland bill without conditions

In a major victory for President Barack Obama, the Republican-led House overcame…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSenate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner

Top two congressional Republicans back vaccines

The top two Republican leaders in Congress have backed childhood vaccinations. House…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio

Ohio bartender accused of threatening to kill John Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner returned to the Capitol on Wednesday without commenting…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio
AP Photo/Cliff OwenHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

Boehner warns Obama on immigration

In a blunt post-election warning, House Speaker John Boehner cautioned President Barack…

AP Photo/Cliff OwenHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington
AP Photo/Eduardo VerdugoIn this July 12

House GOP: Send National Guard, speed removals

House Republicans want to slash President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for…

AP Photo/Eduardo VerdugoIn this July 12
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner is asked about the special select committee he has formed to investigate the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi

House votes to start new Benghazi investigation

House Republicans on Thursday rammed through a measure opening a new investigation…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner is asked about the special select committee he has formed to investigate the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi
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Obama, fellow Dems are at odds on big trade bills

President Barack Obama wants to put major emerging trade deals with Europe…

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio

House Republicans get behind budget agreement

Speaker John Boehner sharply criticized outside conservative groups opposed to year-end budget…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio
AP Photo/Susan WalshHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio stops to talk to a group of students as he walks back to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington

AP sources: Boehner, top GOP to vote for deal

Speaker John Boehner and other top House Republican leaders intend to vote…

AP Photo/Susan WalshHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio stops to talk to a group of students as he walks back to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington
AP Photo/ Evan VucciHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio

Hope? Boehner offers a short-term debt extension

Urgent efforts to prevent an economy-tanking national default rose and then retreated…

AP Photo/ Evan VucciHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner

Obama, Boehner trade barbs, hints of compromise

President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner offered hints of possible…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner
AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner

Boehner to Obama: No debt hike without concessions

The United States moved closer to the possibility of the first-ever default…

AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteSpeaker of the House John Boehner