Via Politico, there are rumors that outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner might postpone elections for the House Majority Leader and Whip in...
Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz will take on Kevin McCarthy in the race to replace John Boehner as Speaker of the House, the representative announced on Fox News Sunday, promising that he could “bridge the divide” between the contentious elements within the Republican majority. The chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and... More »
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House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had to step back into the political fray this week to minimize the train wreck that speaker-in-waiting Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) caused in suggesting the Benghazi select committee was designed to “get” Hillary Clinton. (He later walked back the remark.) However, the damage was done, and it was political […]
U.S. Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House oversight panel, announced on Sunday he was running for speaker, a bid seen as a long shot that could still stir up the contest to replace John Boehner. Representative Kevin McCarthy, currently the House majority leader, remains...
When Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) steps down later this year, he'll leave much of his party seething, not only at his tenure, but also at congressional Republicans in general, whom many see as being weak, and having reneged on campaign promises. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he won't sign another temporary government funding bill after the current one expires on Dec. 11. Tea party conservatives have forced out House Speaker John Boehner and are skeptical of a deal to replace tight caps on spending set by a 2011 budget deal.
Conservatives are lining up to condemn House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy—the leading candidate to replace Speaker John Boehner—for making plain what everyone knew but Republicans are never supposed to say aloud: that the RELATED ►POST PROFILESHARE ►
Many of John Boehner's detractors are lamenting the likely ascension of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to the Speakership following next...
U.S. Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight committee, plans to launch a campaign for House speaker to replace retiring John Boehner, Politico reported on Friday. Representative Kevin McCarthy remains the favorite to replace Boehner, who announced his resignation...
WASHINGTON -- Nearly 150 members of Congress wrote to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Thursday, urging him to take up legislation that would help stem gun violence. "We call on you to bring to the Floor legislation that can protect innocent lives while safeguarding the rights of law abiding gun owners," reads the letter from Rep. Show More Summary
Ever since House Speaker John Boehner unveiled yet another committee to investigate Benghazi—the eighth congressional panel to investigate that September 2012 tragedy, along with a State Department Accountability Review Board—suspicions have festered that its purpose was purely partisan and political.
Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio has a lot he could do legislatively before he leaves Congress this month, but not a lot of time or conservative support to do it.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy seems likely to be the next House Speaker after John Boehner's resignation, but the deep divide within the GOP over its...
Congressional Republicans may be done shutting down the government for now, but soon they will get a chance to enjoy their other favorite contact sport: fighting over the debt ceiling. In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said on Thursday that the government would run... More »
The Treasury will run out of cash by Nov. 5 unless Congress raises the debt ceiling, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said Thursday in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). Lew said that by that date the Treasury would “exhaust its extraordinary measures” and have $30 billion in cash, less than is often […]
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The resignation of House Speaker John Boehner and the VW diesel car scandal -- two rather extraordinary events -- might not initially appear to be related, but there is a connection. The most conservative members of the Republican caucus...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) started damage control on Thursday, seeking to quell calls for Republicans to disband the Select Committee on Benghazi. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Boehner's likely successor, had praised the committee -- which was established to investigate the 2012 attack on a U.S. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing House Speaker John Boehner rejected Democrats' calls to disband the House's Benghazi investigation committee, denying that the panel's work has been driven by a focus on Hillary Rodham Clinton and saying its...Show More Summary