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Rick Perry to Boehner: Pass Something to Address Border Before Congressional Recess

In response to reports that Speaker John Boehner had killed his immigration bill due to lack of support among House Republicans, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has called on Boehner to come back to resuscitate the bill—or at least pass something. Show More Summary

Boehner cancels House vote on border bill amid Cruz-inspired disarray

House Speaker John A. Boehner was always expected to have trouble passing emergency funds for the crisis at the Southwestern border -- but Republican Sen. Ted Cruz made his job impossible.

Rush Limbaugh: Boehner Lawsuit Could Be a ‘Disaster’ for GOP

4 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

House Republicans voted in favor of Speaker John Boehner's resolution to sue President Barack Obama yesterday, but Rush Limbaugh isn't so sure the whole thing is such a good idea. "That could be a disaster if it ever got anywhere," Limbaugh said of the lawsuit on his radio show Thursday.

John Boehner Given Green Light For Lawsuit Against President Obama

House lawmakers, led by their Republican contingent, opened the gates Wednesday for Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly abusing his executive authority by circumnavigating Congress and the Constitution. The vote on the resolution for Speaker Boehner’s lawsuit to proceed against President Obama won 225 to 201. Exactly zero Democrats voted for

Boehner on Border Crisis: 'Doing Something is Better than Doing Nothing'

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congress must do something to alleviate the ongoing crisis at the border, and President Obama’s plan to take more unilateral action on immigration reform will make the crisis worse, House Speaker John Boehner argued Thursday. Show More Summary

Immigration Aide At Center Of Boehner-Gohmert Altercation

Speaker John Boehner's top immigration aide was at the center of a heated dispute between the speaker and Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) at a closed-door conference meeting Tuesday, according to several people who witnessed the altercation. Show More Summary

5 Things You Should At Least Pretend To Know Today - July 31, 2014

4 weeks agoOdd : Happy Place

1. House Of Representatives Votes To Sue Barack Obama For Not Being A Republican President The GOP-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted 225 to 201 yesterday to grant Speaker John Boehner the authority to sue Barack Obama for...Show More Summary

Boehner Border Bill Down To The Wire

A last-minute plan from Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to provide conservatives a vote on a bill attempting to keep President Obama to unilaterally grant amnesty to millions of illegal aliens has already run into fierce resistance from the very people it was intended to placate, leaving passage of the main border crisis bill in doubt. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz now runs Congress: House border bill lunges to the right, as Tea Party senator bests Boehner

Thanks to efforts of "Speaker Cruz," John Boehner is forced to offer another vote on hard-line legislation

A Primer on Boehner v. Obama

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 225-201 to authorize Republican Speaker John Boehner to bring a lawsuit against the Obama administration accusing the president of overstepping his legal authority. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the unprecedented constitutional battle unfolding in Washington.

A Primer on Boehner v. Obama

The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 225-201 to authorize Republican Speaker John Boehner to bring a lawsuit against the Obama administration accusing the president of overstepping his legal authority. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the unprecedented constitutional battle unfolding in Washington.

Bill Kristol to House Republicans: Kill Boehner's Border Bill Or Face Wrath Of Your Constituents

Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol has advised House Republicans on Thursday morning that should vote against House Speaker John Boehner’s border crisis bill. “The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill,” Kristol wrote Thursday morning. Show More Summary

Why Did These 5 Republicans Vote Against Boehner’s Obama Lawsuit?

4 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

On Wednesday night, the House of Representatives voted 225-201 in favor of giving House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) the authorization he needs to proceed with his lawsuit against President Barack Obama. The 196 Democrats who voted against the resolution were joined by five Republicans. Show More Summary

House Votes 225-201 to Grant John Boehner Authority to Sue Obama

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Earlier today, the House of Representatives voted to authorize Speaker John Boehner to move ahead with his asinine attempt to sue the President on the grounds that Obama overstepped his legal authority on the Affordable Care Act. The vote was...

Obama says “so sue me” – House Republicans say “okay”

House Republicans have taken the first step to allow Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to sue Barack Obama on behalf of Congress.

Ted Cruz’s war on John Boehner: The speaker loses control to the Tea Party

John Boehner desperately wants to pass a border bill today, but Ted Cruz, as always, is getting in the way

10 things you need to know today: July 31, 2014

1. House GOP approves lawsuit against ObamaHouse Republicans voted Wednesday to authorize Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to file a lawsuit against President Obama for allegedly abusing his power with executive actions, including delaying parts of his signature health-care law. Show More Summary

What is Congress Suing Obama about? Drones? Surveillance? Unauthorized War? Guess!

RT Redacted Tonight: “House Speaker John Boehner is suing President Obama. Is it for drone bombing or NSA surveillance? Of course not!” RT America: “You Won’t Believe The Latest Constitutional Crisis”

Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh: Foolish for Boehner to Take Impeachment 'Off the Table'

After conservative icon and talk radio host Rush Limbaugh blasted House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) for declaring that impeaching Obama was off the table, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin praised Limbaugh for understanding the importance of not emboldening Obama to act even more lawlessly. Show More Summary

House Officially Votes 225-201 to Sue President Obama

last monthNews : Mediaite

The House of Representatives has officially voted 225-201 to give Speaker John Boehner the authority to file his lawsuit against President Obama on behalf of the House.

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