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Grimm’s Fandango

To recap, Republican Rep. Mike Grimm of Staten Island pleads guilty to felony tax evasion, pulls a Trey Radel and refuses to resign. House Speaker John Boehner’s spokesman Michael Steel said Boehner “won’t have any announcements until the Speaker discusses the matter with Mr. Grimm.” Members of Congress do not automatically forfeit their office upon [Read more...]

Democrats Press for Rep. Grimm’s Resignation

Democrats said Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) should pressure Rep. Michael Grimm (R., N.Y.) to resign following reports Mr. Grimm will plead guilty to a felony tax-related charge.

John Boehner dings Obama, looks to new Congress in rhyming holiday poem

'Tis the season to be jolly — but not so jolly you veer off-message. That's why it's no surprise House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio)'s cheerful holiday jingle contains a thinly veiled jab at President Obama within its rhyming words: Fa la la la la, take that, Obama! More

Watch John Boehner Read A Partisan Christmas Poem

Republican House Speaker John Boehner performed a reading of "a Christmas poem" for a video that was released on his YouTube page on Thursday. Boehner's poem, which was titled "Happy Christmas To All," celebrated the true spirit of the...Show More Summary

Boehner Wonders Why Democrats Didn’t Pass A Bill Which They Already Passed

A funny exchange (not exactly ha ha funny though) happened between House Speaker John Boehner and Chuck Schumer on Twitter. It went like this: Senate Democrats should pass the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act immediately. #TRIA — Speaker John Boehner (@SpeakerBoehner) December 15, 2014.@SpeakerBoehner We did. In July. 93-4. If you had put that [...]

Speaker John Boehner Slams Obama's 'Concessions to a Dictatorship' With Cuba

House Speaker John Boehner slammed President Obama’s changes to the policies between Cuba and the United States, criticizing the president for conceding to the “dictatorship” of the Castro regime. “There is no ‘new course’ here, only...Show More Summary

Boehner's Office Takes Swings At Obama For Executive Amnesty Flip-Flips

Despite criticism from conservatives that House Leadership has demonstrated a less than forceful opposition to President Obama’s executive amnesty, House Speaker John Boehner’s office continues to attack Obama for his unilateral actions. Show More Summary

Buchanan: Boehner Answers to 'Who Pays His Room, Board, and Tuition'

Columnist Pat Buchanan argued that House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) ultimately answers to "who pays his room, board, and tuition" on Monday's "Laura Ingraham Show." Buchanan said that the cromnibus vote was "a good vote in the sense that it revealed exactly what those folks who begged for our votes really, truly believe. Show More Summary

Obama rescues Boehner with spending bill

How often will President Barack Obama come to the rescue of House Speaker John Boehner even when Republican leaders aren't willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party?

Obama’s Boehner bailout

WASHINGTON — How often will President Obama come to House Speaker John Boehner’s rescue even when Republican leaders aren’t willing to give much in return? And does the president want to preside over a split in his party? These are among the questions raised by the dramatic budget battle that came close to breaching the [...]Show More Summary

Hannity: 'John Gruber Boehner' 'Should Not Be Speaker'

On his Thursday Fox News Channel program, Sean Hannity reacted to the House of Representatives CR/omnibus bill under the leadership of House Speaker John Boehner by saying he should no longer be the Speaker of the House. "John 'Gruber'...Show More Summary

FOIA reform dies while the press looked the other way

More than two years of work by open government advocates collapsed on Thursday night when House Speaker John Boehner closed the final legislative session of the 113th Congress without bringing the FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 to a vote. Similar legislation passed the House with a vote of 410-0 earlier this year, and the Improvement Act was given unanimous consent...

Boehner Hails 'Bipartisan' Cromnibus Vote; Vows Immigration Fight in 2015

House Speaker John Boehner is celebrating a major political victory after his "Cromnibus" bill passed the House by a slim margin with the help of House Democrats. In a statement, Boehner praised the bill as "responsible" and "bipartisan" legislation that would keep the government open, even though 67 Republicans voted against it. Show More Summary

With Obama's Help, House Passes Boehner's Amnesty-Funding Cromnibus Bill

President Barack Obama bailed out House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday night. After the House embarrassed Boehner by almost killing his 1,774-page $1.1 trillion cromnibus bill on a purely procedural vote earlier in the day, House Democrats pitched in to provide the votes to pass it. Show More Summary

Late drama as US House passes $1.1tn budget

Credits: Win McNamee/Getty Alt Text: House Speaker John Boehner walks to the House chamber for an expected vote Republican measure squeezed through just hours before looming government shutdown One-Minute Read Friday, December 12, 2014...Show More Summary

Sean Hannity blasts ‘cowardly’ Boehner after ‘Cromnibus’ bill passes: ‘He’s Democratic Party-lite’

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Fox News host Sean Hannity tore into another conservative, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Thursday, questioning his party bonafides following the passage of the $1.1 trillion “Cromnibus” spending bill. “Michele Bachmann hit the nail on the head,” Hannity said....

Pelosi on Boehner's Funding Bill: 'This Is Blackmail'

Thursday on the House floor while addressing House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) 1,603-page, approximately $1 trillion omnibus spending bill, Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said, "Now we are saying the exposure, the recourse with the U.S. Show More Summary

Pelosi Comes Out Swinging Against Omnibus: 'Heartbroken' It's Like 'Blackmail,' And A 'Moral Hazard'

Nancy Pelosi came out swinging against House Speaker John Boehner’s $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill, right after President Barack Obama urged Democrats in the House to vote for it. “I was so really heartbroken—I don’t think I’veShow More Summary

Boehner on Spending Bill: 'This is Exactly the Way I Don't Want To Do Business'

Thursday facing reporters questions about harsh criticism coming from both sides of the isle on his $1 trillion spending bill, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) defending the results of the bipartisan negotiations by saying, "This is exactly the way I don't want to do business," explaining his hand was forced by Senate inaction. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Boehner Vows 'Direct Challenge' to Obama's Amnesty Early Next Year, Won't Reveal How

House Speaker John Boehner claims that next year Republicans will take the fight over executive amnesty to President Obama. “We’ve also made clear that early on we’ll make a direct challenge to the president’s unilateral actions on immigration,”...Show More Summary

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