By Philip Klein | 06/26/14 06:03 PM
Liberals have consistently dismissed as political posturing any charges by Republicans that Obama has violated the U.S. Constitution by frequently bypassing Congress. But the decision in the NLRB v. Noel Canning case shows that there's more to the GOP's claims than liberals care to acknowledge.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/26/14 08:40 AM
Speaker John Boehner's planned lawsuit over executive orders could make the politics of immigration reform even more complicated. With immigration stalled in the House, President Obama is widely expected to use executive orders to change how the U.S. handles undocumented immigrants sometime...
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/25/14 12:35 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said new allegations about fraud and corruption at the Export-Import Bank influenced his decision to take a harder look at whether Congress should reauthorize it.
By Steve Doty | 06/25/14 11:22 AM
House Speaker John Boehner confirmed to reporters Wednesday that he intends to sue President Obama over the administration's use of executive actions.
By Becket Adams | 06/24/14 06:02 PM
At a ceremony, lawmakers joined hands and sang "We Shall Overcome." Sadly, it turned into the most uncomfortable thing imaginable.
By Brian Hughes | 06/20/14 01:43 PM
The White House on Friday announced a new plan to speed the deportations of young children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border, saying they would deploy more judges to handle immigration cases and establish family detention centers for those who entered the country illegally.
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.”
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