By David M. Drucker | 07/28/14 08:08 PM
House Republican leaders expressed confidence Monday that they would round up the votes to pass a border bill before Congress adjourns for its August recess at week’s end.
07/28/14 06:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily. Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain why Speaker John Boehner and the...
By Byron York | 07/28/14 05:20 PM
For anyone who was around, it's hard to compare 1998 -- the year of the Lewinsky scandal, the Starr Report, and Bill Clinton's impeachment -- with any other year. Yet there are reasons both Republicans and Democrats are thinking about 1998 as they head into this fall's elections.
By Washington Examiner | 07/28/14 04:03 PM
Congress is scheduled to begin its August recess next week. In most years, August is a time when Americans can breathe easy as Washington politicians suspend their usual routines for a few weeks.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/28/14 08:52 AM
Second-term presidents rarely achieve as much as they did during their four years in office, either because top aides tire tend to be off their political game or because of external events.
By Byron York | 07/26/14 09:47 AM
In an almost farcical twist on the recent political debate, the Obama White House has joined the Democratic fundraising apparatus in what appears to be a campaign to encourage Republicans to impeach the president.
By Ed Sykes | 07/25/14 12:44 PM
Two thirds of Americans don't think impeaching President Obama would be a good move, and a strong majority say a lawsuit is a bad idea too.
By Ed Sykes | 07/25/14 10:18 AM
In a party line vote Thursday afternoon, the House Committee on Rules approved a resolution to sue the President Obama "for failing to faithfully execute the law."
By Mark Tapscott | 07/25/14 08:48 AM
Congress is about to leave the nation's capital for its traditional August recess. Since it's an election year, the month back home is especially important to members of the House of Representatives.
By Sean Lengell | 07/24/14 01:12 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters he expects Congress to pass a stopgap "continuing resolution" in September that would keep the government funded until late this year.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 05:58 PM
The House speaker warned that it could be impossible for Congress to green-light additional money to deal with the border crisis unless Obama publicly supports a change in a law that is slowing deportations.Â
07/23/14 03:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner is calling on President Barack Obama to declare his support for changing U.S. law to speed removals of migrant kids arriving here from Central America. In a letter to the president Wednesday, Boehner writes that it is hard to see how Congress can...
By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 12:55 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner said Wednesday morning President Obama is essentially asking for a blank check to fix the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, and that's something House Republicans aren't willing to give the White House.
By David M. Drucker | 07/18/14 06:43 PM
Congress is scheduled to adjourn for a five-week recess two weeks from today, and prospects of doing anything about the crisis on the border with Mexico are growing slimmer by the hour.
By Michael Barone | 07/18/14 03:20 PM
House Democrats who are criticizing and ridiculing Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Obama have in fact often, and not so long ago, brought lawsuits against President George W. Bush or other officials.
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