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Will John Boehner Stick by His Promises about Ex-Im?

Over at the Hill, Kevin Cirilli has a very good piece on the politics of reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank: House speaker John Boehner is a supporter of the bank, but numerous members of his caucus and most leading presidential candidates from his own party want to see it lapse. Show More Summary

Speaker Boehner Should Know Better than to Talk Up Ex-Im's Debunked Jobs Numbers

Speaker Boehner told Politico today that failing to reauthorize the Ex-Im Bank would mean thousands of jobs disappear in short order: House Speaker John Boehner split sharply with his two top lieutenants and suggested Thursday the expiration...Show More Summary

Pelosi and Boehner’s DHS Fight ‘Understanding’

Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) didn’t cut a deal so much as come to an “understanding” about how the debate over the Department of Homeland Security funding bill would wind down. “[Pelosi] had an idea. Show More Summary

Bibi Gives Obama a Taste of His Own Medicine

As Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses a joint session of Congress today, controversy continues to rage over whether House speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) should have invited him without consulting Obama. As it happens, Boehner did alert the White House an hour before the speech was announced. Show More Summary

Boehner: Executive Amnesty 'Will Continue To Be Litigated In The Courts'

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) told the GOP conference that they needed to pass a clean Department of Homeland Security funding bill because Senate Republicans “never found a way to win this fight” and because some House conservatives...Show More Summary

Boehner: Pass Clean DHS Bill Today

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) announced that the House will vote on a clean Department of Homeland Security funding bill, which marks the conclusion of the Republican attempt to block funding for President Obama’s executive amnesty...Show More Summary

Boehner After DHS Funding Revolt: House a 'Rambunctious Place'

After conservatives lawmakers in the House rejected his push on Friday to fund the Department of Homeland Security for an additional three weeks — instead passing just a one week extension — House Speaker John Boehner conceded that the...Show More Summary

DHS Funded — for A Week

Congress passed a one-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security after House Democrats and a group of conservatives blocked passage of the three-week funding bill. House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) wants...Show More Summary

House GOP Kills Short-Term DHS Funding Measure

A three-week continuing resolution to fund the Department of Homeland Security failed after House Republicans splintered over Speaker John Boehner’s plan for averting a funding lapse for the Department of Homeland Security. From National...Show More Summary

Boehner to House GOP: Let’s Reject Senate DHS Cave

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) doesn’t plan to accept the DHS funding bill that the Senate is passing, which does not block funding for implementation of President Obama’s executive amnesty. Boehner “wants to go to conference” with the Senate bill, a GOP lawmaker texts National Review from a special House Republican conference meeting. Show More Summary

The GOP's 'Piecemeal' Immigration Strategy Could Be Comprehensive After All

National Journal has an interesting article on House speaker John Boehner's "election-year immigration strategy." House leadership, apparently, is going to start proposing some immigration principles, if not bills per se:John Boehner...Show More Summary

Tea Party Spending $25k to Attract Boehner Primary Challenger

The Tea Party Leadership Fund has begun a search for a primary challenger to House Speaker John Boehner, Breitbart reports.The organization plans to fund $25,000 in campaign ads against Boehner and has started a petition drive with calls...Show More Summary

Krauthammer's Take: Rejecting Spending Deal Would Have Been 'Mindless'

Charles Krauthammer said Thursday night that he agreed with Speaker of the House John Boehner’s criticism of conservative groups and their tactics in spending fights.“The only choice of those who would reject the deal would be to goShow More Summary

Boehner: Conservative Groups 'Have Lost All Credibility'

Conservative outside groups "have lost all credibility," House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) said during a press conference Thursday.Presumably speaking about groups such as Heritage Action, FreedomWorks, and the Club for Growth, Boehner...Show More Summary

Boehner Urges House GOP Not to 'Surrender' Voting Cards to Outside Groups

Outside the GOP conference meeting on Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner angrily denounced the conservative groups that have voiced their opposition to the House-Senate budget deal. He did the same thing inside the closed-door meeting,...Show More Summary

Reid Says Boehner Will 'Cave In' on Immigration Reform

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) thinks House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) is "going to cave in" and pass comprehensive immigration reform in 2014, the Las Vegas Sun reports: “I feel positive we will get an immigration...Show More Summary

Reid: Boehner Will 'Cave In' on Immigration Next Year

The House may not take up comprehensive immigration reform this year, but Senate majority leader Harry Reid is confident something will get done next year because of pressure on Speaker John Boehner.In an interview with the Las Vegas...Show More Summary

Applauding the Court

Thanksgiving from Speaker of the House John Boehner, with a prayer for religious freedom:I’m pleased the Supreme Court has decided to address this important issue. Faith-based employers, including Catholic charities, schools, universities, and hospitals, should not be forced to provide services that contradict their faith. Show More Summary

Boehner: Immigration Reform 'Absolutely Not' Dead

In what appears to have been a planned announcement, House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) told reporters Thursday that immigration reform is "absolutely not" dead in the House, and reiterated his commitment to addressing the issue "one...Show More Summary

Boehner: Upton Bill a Step On Path to Obamacare Repeal

Before the government shutdown in July, as the defund push from Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee was just starting to gain steam, Speaker John Boehner laid-out his preferred Obamacare strategy to House Republicans in a closed-door conference...Show More Summary

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