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Republicans are hopping mad about President Obama’s new order on immigration: House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) vowed Friday to confront President Obama’s unilateral executive actions to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, saying the moves were “damaging the presidency” and warning that Congress will not let them stand without a fight. “The House […]

The best revenge for the GOP is victory

The Post reports: House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on Friday fired twin salvos at President Obama’s recent executive actions, announcing a House lawsuit challenging the implementation of the 2010 health-care law and vowing to counter Obama’s move to provide relief to millions of illegal immigrants with legislative action. In a clearly coordinated campaign against […]

BOEHNER: Obama Is 'Damaging The Presidency Itself'

The immigration showdown between Congress and the White House is fully underway. In a press conference Friday morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) slammed President Barack Obama yet again and vowed that his chamber will move to thwart Obama's new executive actions on immigration reform. Show More Summary

Senators Feinstein, Portman Want to Expand Wiretapping Authority to Combat Sex Trafficking

3 days agoNews : Reason

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) is once again attempting to swell federal power and erode civil liberties by preying on fears about sexual exploitation. Today, she and Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) introduced the Combat Human Trafficking...Show More Summary

Distinguished pol of the week

Kudos to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) who were elected by acclamation to lead their respective house’s Republicans. But as we turn from campaigns to governing, I want to single out perhaps the most productive lawmaker in the Senate. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) for decades has done what the liberal media […]

How’s This For Working Together: Boehner May Expand Lawsuit Against Obama

When conservatives next blame President Obama for not cooperating with Congress, pull out this one. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) is considering expanding a proposed federal lawsuit over President Obama’s executive orders to include action on immigration. Show More Summary

Boehner doesn’t rule out another government shutdown

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, left open the possibility Thursday that House Republicans might risk a lapse in government funding next month — otherwise known as a shutdown — in order to stop President Barack Obama from using his...Show More Summary

BOEHNER: Chinese Climate Deal Shows Obama's 'Crusade' Against Affordable Energy

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) isn't happy with President Barack Obama's new agreement with China to lower greenhouse gas emissions. "It is the latest example of the president's crusade against affordable, reliable energy that is already hurting jobs and squeezing middle-class families," Boehner declared Wednesday morning. Show More Summary

Obama Getting Ready To Act On Immigration

President Obama will not listen to pleas from Republicans to hold off on immigration reform. Over a two-hour lunch of Bibb lettuce salad, herb-crusted sea bass and pumpkin tart, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and their lieutenants warned Obama that his acting alone on immigration would spoil chances [...]

BOEHNER: 'To Whom Much Is Given, Much Is Expected'

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) released a new video Saturday morning that declared he is "humbled" by his party's complete domination in the midterm elections earlier in the week. "Republicans are humbled by the trust the American people have placed in us. Show More Summary

This Boehner/McConnell Obamacare 'fix' could hurt millions of Americans

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The GOP manifesto published obligingly by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday over the names of Republican leaders John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., included a tweak to the Affordable Care Act they say would provide Americans with "more hours and better pay."

The GOP prepares to lead

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said several things of consequence at his news conference on Thursday. Most widely reported, he was emphatic about immigration reform. “I’ve made clear to the President if he acts unilaterally on his own outside of his authority he will poison the well and there will be no chance for immigration […]

Obama needs to call the GOP's bluff on immigration

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has a warning for President Obama, who suggested earlier this week that he would pursue immigration reform through executive action. "I've made clear to the president that if he acts unilaterally on...Show More Summary

THE HILL: After Victories, Tea Party Won’t Back Down. A broader debate building within the party…

THE HILL: After Victories, Tea Party Won’t Back Down. A broader debate building within the party, over the scope of GOP policy goals, could exacerbate tensions. Both McConnell and Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) have said they want to initially pursue smaller, bipartisan accomplishments, like approving the Keystone XL pipeline and a bill meant to encourage […]

Boehner warns Obama against unilateral immigration reform

By LEAH SCHWARTING Talk Radio News Service WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) warned President Obama Thursday against taking unilateral action on immigration reform in the wake of Tuesday’s midterm elections. “When you play with matches, you take the risk of burning yourself,” Boehner said during a press conference at the Capitol. “He’s going to […]

Obama Sent Secret Letter to Iran on ISIS, GOP Wants Keystone Pipeline, Star Wars VII Gets a Name: P.M. Links

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

President Barack Obama sent a secret letter to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei o discuss their mutual interesting in wiping out ISIS. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the Republican-controlled Congress is going...Show More Summary

US House Speaker Warns Obama Will ‘Burn Himself’

Fresh off an overwhelming victory in the midterm elections and sitting on an even larger majority in the House of Representatives, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) was anything but conciliatory Thursday, chastising President Barack Obama for “playing with matches” and pledging to challenge the administration on multiple fronts. Speaking to reporters in his first news conference […]

BOEHNER TO OBAMA: Don't Expect Us To Get Along Next Year

A triumphant Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) came out firing on Thursday, taking shot after shot at President Barack Obama just two days after Democrats were routed in the midterm elections. "If the president continues to act on his own, he is going to poison the well. Show More Summary

John Boehner warns Obama not to thumb his nose at Congress

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday picked up the same line used one day prior by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), warning President Obama to not "poison the well" by spurning Congress and acting unilaterally. Show More Summary

Wall Street Continues to Favor House Republicans in Campaign Donations

Six of the top 10 House candidates drawing money from Wall Street in the 2014 cycle are Republicans, showing the industry is sticking with its recent preference for the GOP. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has received more money in campaign contributions from the securities and investment industry than any other House candidate this cycle.…

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