Frederick Douglass will be officially remembered on Capitol Hill, the Associated Press reports. On Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner led the unveiling ceremony of a 7-foot bronze statue of the former slave in the U.S. Capitol's Emancipation Hall. Show More Summary
Here's what House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said about immigration reform, immediately after the 2012 elections:
Yesterday was a busy day on the immigration front. Let's get you caught up. Earlier in the week, sources close to House Speaker John Boehner...
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) told reporters Tuesday that he encouraged his Democratic cohorts in the Gang of Eight to push ahead with comprehensive immigration reform so that Speaker of the House John Boehner will be forced to play along. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner told reporters the GOP's abortion ban that passed the House 228-196 on Tuesday won't change the party's relationship with women. He's half right. It won't change the party's relationship with women, because women already hate the GOP.
House Speaker Michael Madigan dismissed any concern that Gov. Pat Quinn may veto the concealed weapons legislation passed last month.
SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan today dismissed any concern that Gov. Pat Quinn may veto the delicately negotiated concealed weapons legislation passed last month, saying he expected that lawmakers would overwhelmingly reject an attempt to block or change the bill.
The fate of the sprawling immigration reform proposal winding its way through Congress may now be in the hands of some of the most conservative members of the Republican Party. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that he will not advance any bill that did not have the support of a majority of [...]
On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) vowed to not bring an immigration bill up for a vote unless he was certain that a majority of his party's members supported the legislation. The threat placed another roadblock in the path of immigration reform, and led some pundits to proclaim that the legislation is as good as dead. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he does not “see any way” of bringing an immigration bill to the floor that does not have backing from a majority of the House’s GOP members, calling the border security provisions in the measure currently making its …
This isn't the least bit surprising. House Speaker John Boehner is not going to bring a comprehensive immigration-reform plan to the floor if a majority of Republicans don't support it, sources familiar with his plans said. "No way in...Show More Summary
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that he’s going to wait for an immigration bill, or maybe several bills, to emerge from the House Judiciary Committee; take what results to the House floor; pass what they have; and go to conference. … Continue reading ?
I love how easy it has become to effortlessly and easily bring tunes anywhere you go. We’ve highlighted tons of gadgets from earphones to headphones to Bluetooth speakers to whole house sound and even a way to stream right to your car. Show More Summary
House Speaker John Boehner said today that he wouldn't bring an immigration bill to the floor if it doesn't have the backing of a majority of the Republican conference. But he only committed to follow that guideline, commonly referred to as the "Hastert Rule," for initial passage of a House bill. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) I hear that at the weekly House GOP conference, Speaker Boehner firmly committed to the Hastert rule on immigration reform legislation, with no wiggle room. Boehner explained that he, Pelosi, and Hastert have violated the rule when they had no leverage and other options were worse, e.g., with fiscal-cliff legislation. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives will not consider immigration legislation that does not have the support of most Republicans, Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday, casting doubt on prospects for reform as the Senate prepares to vote...
After listening to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) talk to the media this morning, it's hard to be optimistic about the fate of comprehensive immigration reform. Earlier, I suggested the bipartisan Senate bill still had a real shot, but if Boehner sticks to his current postu …
The House Speaker, in a private meeting with House conservatives this morning, made a big show of talking tough on immigration reform, claiming he has “no intention” of allowing a House vote on anything that doesn’t have the support of a majority … Continue reading ?
The Speaker is being pressured by conservatives who won’t support the bill. Remember when Democrats were in charge in Republicans would demand bringing bills to the floor for a vote? Boehner says, “I don’t see any way of bringing an immigration bill to the floor that doesn’t have majority support of Republicans.” Until now, Boehner [...]
Washington (CNN) – Under pressure from House conservatives opposed to comprehensive immigration reform, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday, "I don't see any way of bringing an immigration bill to the floor that doesn't have majority support of Republicans." Until now, Boehner has sidestepped questions about how he will move forward in the House on […]