By Susan Ferrechio | 02/25/14 02:06 PM
While House Speaker John Boehner didn't have much to say this afternoon when he left an hour-long meeting with President Obama, an aide told reporters the two had plenty to talk about, including immigration reform and the new health care law. Obama and Boehner, R-Ohio, “discussed a wide...
By Brian Hughes | 02/25/14 01:54 PM
The White House on Tuesday downplayed the importance of a rare face-to-face meeting between President Obama and Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in the Oval Office.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 08:19 PM
The two are scheduled to speak at 11:30 a.m. in the Oval Office. The president and speaker will discuss a “broad set of topics,” according to Boehner's office.
By Paul Bedard | 02/23/14 03:21 PM
Christian ministers pushing for immigration reform, even suggesting that the Bible requires illegals to receive work permits, are out of touch with their flock of hundreds of millions, according to an extraordinary new poll that revealed the sharp division among evangelicals worshipers and their...
By Mona Charen | 02/20/14 03:29 PM
Ted Cruz may be the brightest light to adorn the Republican Party in many years. So it's particularly galling to see that rather than train his fire at President Obama and the liberal machine that cocoons him, Cruz has become a one-man wrecking ball against Republicans.
By David M. Drucker | 02/20/14 12:20 PM
House Republicans have begun jockeying for leadership positions in the next Congress, anticipating the possibility that Speaker John Boehner could step down after the November elections.
By Paul Bedard | 02/20/14 11:10 AM
House Republicans, who manned the "Party of No" during the unsuccessful 2012 elections, are reinventing themselves into to the "Party of Yes" in time for the fall elections, banking that voters will reward them for offering workable policy alternatives to what President Obama wants.
By Thomas Sowell | 02/19/14 03:45 PM
Senator Ted Cruz is a hero in some Republican circles -- and the opposite among many of his Senate Republican colleagues. At this crucial juncture in the history of America, internal battles within the only party that can turn things around are the last thing Americans need. Moreover, each...
By Byron York | 02/13/14 10:46 PM
Republicans have a good chance to win control of the Senate this November. Democrats are on the defensive over Obamacare, the president is unpopular, and history suggests second-term mid-terms are nearly always unlucky for the White House. Given that, why is there so much division, backbiting,...
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/12/14 04:08 PM
The Senate Wednesday approved legislation to raise the nation's debt limit, clearing the bill for President Obama's signature and setting aside the contentious debate over the nation's borrowing habit until well after the critical 2014 election. The vote was 55-43 on final passage of the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/12/14 02:16 PM
The White House on Wednesday hailed a House vote passing a “clean” bill raising the debt ceiling as a “victory” for the economy and expressed hope that Republicans would avoid future fiscal battles.
By Jim Kuhnhenn | 02/12/14 08:19 AM
It was once the backbone of the House Republican majority — the hard-line stand that brought President Obama to the negotiating table and yielded more than $2 trillion in deficit reduction. On Tuesday, it abruptly vanished, the victim of Republican disunity and a president determined not to...
By David M. Drucker | 02/12/14 06:27 AM
House Speaker John Boehner was likely to come up short on immigration reform in 2014, but many observers were surprised the Ohio Republican pulled the plug so quickly. immigration-reform supporters were optimistic Boehner would push the House toward compromise with the Democratic Senate,...
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/11/14 06:21 PM
The House Tuesday narrowly voted in favor of increasing the nation's $17.2 trillion debt limit, relying on a majority of Democrats to carry the measure to passage after a nail-biter of a roll call. Republicans have been struggling for days to come up with an agreement among themselves that...
By Sean Lengell | 02/11/14 04:55 PM
House Speaker John Boehner's decision Tuesday to hold a vote on a "clean" bill to raise the nation's borrowing limit is his latest brush with influential conservative groups.
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