Washington (CNN) - House Speaker John Boehner ripped a decision to extend the March 31 Obamacare enrollment deadline for some people who have not finished signing up. "What the hell is this, a joke?" he said on Wednesday of the Obama administration’s latest change in carrying out the politically charged health law. The deadline for […]
House Speaker John Boehner wondered aloud on Wednesday if the Obama administration's latest extension in enrollment for health insurance was a "joke." Late Tuesday night, the administration announced it would offer extensions to prospective enrollees who begin the sign-up process before the March 31 deadline. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday will vote on legislation to avert a pay cut for doctors who participate in the Medicare health care program for the elderly, House Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday, adding that...
The five Republican senators involved in working out the Senate's plan to extend emergency unemployment aid do not seem intimidated by House Speaker John Boehner's repeated trashing of the plan. For instance: “There’s a lot of things that the speaker doesn’t like that we do over here,” said Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska). “What we have out there is a fair proposal.” [...]Show More Summary
(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner says he and top Senate Democrat Harry Reid have reached an agreement on legislation to forestall a looming 24 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors. The Ohio Republican said the legislation would fix the problem for 12 months and the House will vote on it Thursday. Because of…
Washington (CNN) – An influential group of House conservatives, unhappy with the midterm strategy of Speaker John Boehner and other top House Republicans, plans to lay out its own election year message on the economy on Wednesday. "I think our leadership has been good about showing what we're against. I think one area where we've […]
Are You an Instant Authority? written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing Marketing Podcast with Paul Evans We live in an age where it seems everyone is an author, speaker, consultant and, yes, authority on something. Show More Summary
House Democrats continue to batter against the brick wall of Speaker John Boehner's refusal to allow a vote on immigration reform (along with extending emergency unemployment aid, raising the minimum wage, and a host of other popular measures). Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner has decided to stand firmly in the way of more of 2 million people who need emergency jobless benefits. The Hill newspaper quoted Boehner as saying that a Senate compromise plan that would renew jobless benefits...Show More Summary
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Speaker John Boehner might want to remember that advice when Nancy Pelosi unveils her discharge petition for the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill at a press conference tomorrow morning. "Immigration reform is GOP kryptonite." That's a comment I made in response to a recent Huffington Post article. Show More Summary
Harry Reid really stirred the pot Monday when he said Republican obstructionism is partly to blame for Russia's annexation of Crimea. That claim earned him a stern rebuke from the office of House Speaker John Boehner, saying that Reid appears to be off his rocker.
A spokesman for Republican House Speaker John Boehner called Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid "unhinged" on Monday, after Reid charged Republicans may have had a helping hand in emboldening Russia to annex Crimea. "Since a few Republicans...Show More Summary
Bologna Children’s Book Fair hosted it’s inaugural Dust and Magic Masterclass today (Sunday 23rd March) with speakers including John Cromie, more »
Last month Congress finally passed a Farm Bill with severe (though not nearly as severe as Tea Party Republicans wanted) cuts to the Food Stamp program. But some states have found a way around implementing them. Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is accusing several states of “cheating” by increasing their home heating aid to recipients of […]
Russian president Vladimir Putin decreed an entry ban on nine lawmakers and officials from the US. The Russian Foreign Ministry banned the entry of House Speaker John A. Boehner (Republican, Ohio) and Sen. Robert Menendez (Democrat, New Jersey), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, among others. Show More Summary
Russia responded to the new U.S. sanctions by issuing some sanctions of its own; nine U.S. officials, including Speaker John Boehner and Senator John McCain, are now banned from traveling to Russia. "I guess this means my spring break in Siberia is off," McCain said in a statement. Read more...
The Russian government Thursday announced sanctions against several advisers to President Obama as well as a number of lawmakers, including House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid -- retaliation after President Obama announced economic sanctions against Russia. See more here.
House Speaker John Boehner wants the House to find ways to stop states from "cheating" by following the letter of the law to block food stamp cuts. But what are House Republicans actually doing about it? Not much, it seems: Asked for...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday a U.S. Senate plan to extend long-term unemployment benefits retroactively "is simply unworkable" after a state officials group warned of implementation problem...
Apparently the plan for Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner and the GOP is to keep up the pressure on Obamacare. During a press conference on March 13, 2014 Boehner claimed that the Affordable Care Act is actually performing at a negative level since its inception meaning that Obamacare is causing more people to... Show More Summary