Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and asked the U.S. to increase natural gas exports to Europe. Russia’s state-owned energy company, Gazprom, threatened to cut off gas to Ukraine because of their $1.89 billion debt. Show More Summary
Obviously, there is no such natural-gas teleporter, but its existence has to be posited to make sense of the claims by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Oh.) and others who argue that Obama hasn't done enough in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Reporters for publications that are far, far more respectable than Know More have […]
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said that he wants to get amnesty legislation done this year even as he insisted that the immigration reform he and President Barack Obama discussed in their White House meeting was not "amnesty." Boehner...Show More Summary
The unveiling of President Barack Obama's fiscal-year 2015 budget met predictable Republican resistance on Tuesday, with House Speaker John Boehner issuing perhaps the most stinging criticism. "After years of fiscal and economic mismanagement, the president has offered perhaps his most irresponsible budget yet," Boehner said in a statement. Show More Summary
Great news for House Speaker John Boehner! After spending more than a year doing things like shutting down the federal government, scheduling endless votes to repeal Obamacare, and blocking immigration reform, a minimum wage increase,...Show More Summary
"It's time to stand up to Putin," House Speaker John Boehner told the Cincinnati Enquirer, calling the Russian leader a "thug." The time has come for the U.S. to join Europe and impose sanctions against Russia, he said, though he did not identify any specific sanctions he would support. "At what point do you say enough is enough? We are at that point."
House Speaker John Boehner had a chat about immigration reform with members of the farm community in his district the other day, and if I’m reading his comments correctly, he shed a bit more light on what’s really going on with Republicans on the issue. The Kitsap Sun reports: “We are a nation of immigrants and this […]
House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is “bad policy” because it will cause job losses.
House Speaker John Boehner says raising the minimum wage is "bad policy" because it will cause job losses. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says a minimum wage increase would be a job killer. Republicans and the Chamber also say unions are...Show More Summary
Speaking at an event marking the five-year anniversary of the Tea Party movement in Washington, D.C. that helped elect him, Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-KS) said it was time to retire House Speaker John Boehner's (R-OH) excuses. "Isn't it high...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner knows what you all say about him behind his back. He knows that you deliberately mispronounce his name to make it sound like a certain phallic-themed word. He knows. At his weekly press conference Thursday, Boehner simultaneously shut down a reporter who confused him with Rep. Dave Camp AND made a funny little joke about his surname.
When House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and President Barack Obama met one-on-one for an hour at the White House on Wednesday for the first time since 2012, they found they agreed most on one issue: amnesty. At his press conference on...Show More Summary
Somebody might have had a nip or two before meeting the press today. Or maybe his name is really pronounced this way and he forgot to keep up appearances. Speaker: It's Boner, I mean Boehner: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday...Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) cracked a joke Thursday that signaled he knows exactly how many people think his name is pronounced. When a reporter called Boehner "Mr. Camp" -- referencing House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) -- the House Speaker was quick to acknowledge the mistake. "It's Boner," Boehner said with a smirk. Watch the moment above.
The Charlotte Chamber was among 636 businesses and business advocacy groups urging House Speaker John Boehner this week to make immigration reform happen.Charlotte Chamber President Bob Morgan told the Observer editorial board this morning that immigration is good for business. Show More Summary
The Chamber of Commerce and 635 big businesses, including Facebook, sent a letter on Tuesday to House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) urging "legislative action to seize this opportunity to fix our dysfunctional immigration system by enacting...Show More Summary
The Tea Party Leadership Fund, a Tea Party-aligned Political Action Committee (PAC), on Wednesday will endorse J.D. Winteregg for Congress in Ohio’s eighth congressional district—a seat currently held by House Speaker John Boehner. “We’ve...Show More Summary
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met for an hour Tuesday but did not strike any deals on such major items as immigration and the minimum wage. “Today’s meeting was good and constructive,” said White House press secretary Jay Carney, declining to read out details. Click here to read more.
House Speaker John Boehner has announced that Republicans probably won't do anything on immigration reform, because "there's widespread doubt about whether this administration can be trusted to enforce our laws." Looking outside my window,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (CNN) – Five takeaways from this Sunday’s Inside Politics: The Year of Governing is over Sad but true – it’s highly unlikely anything big and controversial will get dealt with this year. House Speaker John Boehner took the first step in this “governing retreat” when he all but took immigration reform off the table. […]