By Sean Lengell | 06/20/14 01:19 PM
House Speaker John Boehner called on President Obama to send the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to help push back a surge of illegal immigrants -- many of them children -- from Central America.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/20/14 08:38 AM
The election of Rep. Kevin McCarthy as the new House majority leader has failed to extinguish the rumblings of discontent by far-right lawmakers that could lead to an effort to oust House Speaker John Boehner in January.
By Philip Klein | 06/19/14 06:15 PM
For good reason, conservatives lamented the fact that House Republicans on Thursday voted to replace Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., as majority leader with his hand picked successor, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 02:42 PM
President Obama will meet with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders at the White House Wednesday to discuss the uprisings in Iraq and other foreign policy issues.
By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 06/14/14 09:13 AM
Less than 24 hours after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor got ambushed in a GOP primary, shell-shocked Republicans gathered in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. The Virginia Republican gave a short speech, saying he would give up his leadership post at the end of July. Then the man he was...
By Susan Crabtree | 06/13/14 02:30 PM
Republicans on Friday blamed President Obama for the country's unraveling over the last week and pressed him to move more quickly to make a decision about military action or assistance in Iraq. Sen. John Boehner, R-Ohio, who earlier accused Obama of “taking a nap” while conditions...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/13/14 09:00 AM
All signs point to California Rep. Kevin McCarthy as successor to Virginia's Eric Cantor as House majority leader next week when the Republican conference votes. On Wednesday, as he came to grips with his shocking congressional primary loss to Randolph-Macon College Economics Professor Dave...
By Rebecca Berg | 06/12/14 04:20 PM
Former House Speaker Tip O'Neill, a Massachusetts Democrat, learned a saying from his father that has since saturated American politics with its blunt, simple truth: “All politics is local.”
By Kevin Daley | 06/12/14 02:32 PM
House Speaker John Boehner slammed President Obama Thursday morning, for failing to respond to an offensive by Islamist militants in Iraq. "It's not like we haven't seen this problem coming for over a year" Boehner said. Islamic militants have waged a brutal insurgency against the Iraqi...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/11/14 01:07 PM
It’s been nearly a decade since a House majority leader stepped down, but it could happen this afternoon. That's when House Republicans will huddle in an emergency meeting in the Capitol basement to determine the fate of their majority leader, Rep. Eric Cantor, who lost his GOP primary in...
By David M. Drucker | 06/10/14 11:13 PM
House Republicans were scrambling Tuesday night to determine the fallout on their leadership team and governing agenda after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was ousted in his GOP primary in Virginia's 7th district.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/10/14 12:03 PM
House Speaker John Boehner said President Obama's decision to release five Taliban leaders in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will come back to haunt the United States.
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