By David M. Drucker | 09/26/14 11:50 AM
When President Obama halted deportations in 2012 for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants brought here as children, Republicans complained but took little action. But now that he's preparing a sweeping amnesty, GOP lawmakers are reluctantly gearing up to fight.
By Philip Klein | 09/24/14 01:36 PM
If history has taught conservatives anything, it is that having Republicans in power is a necessary but by no means sufficient condition to advance a conservative agenda.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/26/14 11:52 AM
Another Congress, another little plot to oust Speaker John Boehner. The revolts come and go, but frequent critics don't think the latest one will amount to much.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 11:37 AM
"We have no choice," the Ohio Republican said when asked directly whether U.S. ground troops should be sent if current efforts to defeat the Islamic State using moderate Syrian rebels and Iraqi military forces fails.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/25/14 11:36 AM
Boehner also noted that the timing -- midterm election season -- is wrong for such an important decision on fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria to be made.
By Becket Adams | 09/23/14 12:54 PM
Shortly after President Obama's address on his decision to launch airstrikes against the Islamic State, the White House released the text of a letter sent to House Speaker John Boehner explaining the White House's supposed authority to take action in Syria without congressional consent and approval.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/23/14 11:20 AM
"I support the airstrikes launched by the president, understanding that this is just one step in what must be a larger effort to destroy and defeat this terrorist organization. I wish our men and women in uniform Godspeed as they carry out this fight,—� the Ohio Republican said.
By Becket Adams | 09/22/14 02:22 PM
A disturbingly large number of Americans are unable to state which political party controls the U.S. House of Representatives and which party controls the U.S. Senate, according to a new Gallup report.
By Hugh Hewitt | 09/19/14 03:36 PM
In an otherwise solid address at the American Enterprise Institute on Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, disappointed on two key fronts.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
House Speaker John Boehner released a five-point economic plan Thursday that outlined general areas of reform, including cutting spending and reforming taxes. The agenda, however, did not include the detailed legislative proposals that were included in the Pledge to America four years ago.
By David M. Drucker | 09/18/14 05:18 PM
Republican leaders are promising a complete makeover of the Senate chamber that goes beyond changes in legislative priorities, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 04:10 PM
In an abbreviated replay of past Republican pre-election agendas, House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday laid out a plan for the GOP to boost economic growth with a combination of old-school conservative policies such as reforming taxes and cutting spending as well as newer priorities.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 01:31 PM
A group of the most conservative House lawmakers said Thursday that Speaker John Boehner is no longer in danger of losing his gavel to GOP opposition thanks to a leadership shake-up that now includes more conservative input.
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 11:42 AM
"I just think that if our goal here is to destroy [the Islamic State], we've got to do more than train a few folks in Syria and train a few folks in Iraq and dropping a few bombs," the House speaker told reporters at the Capitol on Tuesday.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/16/14 11:21 AM
Republican critics, despite their reservations about the measure, acknowledge a coalition of Democrats and Republicans will likely pass the legislation this week.
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