After months of deliberating, in June 2014, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) told President Barack Obama he would not take up the bipartisan immigration reform bill that passed the US Senate in 2013. Boehner had publicly and...Show More Summary
In a roundtable discussion with political reporters and analysts on ABC's "This Week," former House speaker Newt Gingrich said what others may be thinking. Gingrich told guest host Martha Raddatz that Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman, real estate mogul and novice politician, could, in fact, become the Republican presidential nominee. RADDATZ: Could he be the […]
On Wednesday, Illinois House members are scheduled to reconvene in Springfield. A showdown between Gov. Bruce Rauner and House Speaker Michael Madigan could unfold over a bill that would imperil the finances of this already debt-ravaged state. Adding to the intrigue? Campaign season officially...
Scott Walker defended fellow Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz after Speaker of the House John Boehner called him "that jackass."
As disruptive as Donald Trump has been for the Republican party, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might just be their bigger problem right now. Apparently, major Republican donors are holding back...Show More Summary
John Boehner called Ted Cruz a “jackas” during a Colorado fundraiser on Wednesday. The comment by the Speaker of the House about the Republican presidential stunned the audience. The Steamboat Springs event was hosted for Representative Scott Tipton. Show More Summary
Can combining Planned Parenthood defunding with yet another Obamacare repeal convince enough of Speaker John Boehner's problem children in the House—and Ted Cruz!—to not shutdown government? Leadership seems to think so. Here's the big...Show More Summary
Speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament Sergei Naryshkin might head Russia’s delegation to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe's (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly session in Mongolia’s Ulaanbaatar, a source in the parliament said Friday.
Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of Russia's upper house, and French Senate President Gerard Larcher stressed the need to restore trade volumes and economic relations between Russia and France.
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan are digging in during the Springfield stalemate, their resistance to giving ground driven by political calculations each believes will help his side eventually prevail.
The United States' visa limitations against Valentina Matvienko, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, are a "shameless violation" of international law, speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament Sergei Naryshkin said Friday.
Since Ted Cruz habitually undermines the GOP leadership and threatens to shut down the government, we assumed that House Speaker John Boehner was not a big fan, and now he's confirmed it: Boehner called the Texas senator a "jackass" at a Colorado fundraiser on Wednesday night. Two people in attendance... More »
Donald Trump is not a conservative. Ted Cruz is. And if people are looking for a guy who’s not in lockstep with the GOP establishment, they might consider this story: Speaker of the House John Boehner stunned audience members Wednesday evening at a Colorado fundraiser by referring to Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz as a […]
Valentina Matviyenko, speaker of the upper house of Russia's parliament, said Thursday that the United States' decision to grant her a limited visa is "unacceptable" and breaches international law.
The US entry visa contains a number of unacceptable restrictions on the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament Valentina Matvienko’s stay in the United States and makes her visit to the Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament at the United Nations' Headquarters in New York impossible, according to the Russian Foreign Ministry.
Russia is holding a large-scale campaign to stem a new recruitment wave of Russian youth to the Islamic State extremist group, the deputy speaker of Russia’s upper house of parliament said Tuesday.
Fun times ahead. Because there just isn't enough for Congress to be dealing with when it returns from its five-week recess next month, conservative Republicans are still thinking about how to get rid of Speaker John Boehner. Rep. Mark...Show More Summary
The speaker of Russia’s upper house of parliament, Valentina Matvienko, will most likely cancel her planned visit to the United States, a source in the Federation Council said Monday.
US Congressman Mark Meadows will file a motion to seek the vote in the House of Representatives on ousting House Speaker John Boehner from his leadership position, media reported on Monday.
Whether or not one agrees or disagrees with his politics, John Boehner has risen from his small-town roots to become one of the most effective and statesmanlike House speakers in modern times.