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  • Rigell votes against Boehner speakership

    U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell was one of 25 Republicans to vote against Speaker of the House John Boehner today. Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, sent out a statement about his vote: "Under (Boehner's) leadership, the House has reduced overall discretionary...
  • Boehner reelected as House speaker, but more GOP infighting is likely

    Boehner reelected as House speaker, but more GOP infighting is likely
    The first Republican-controlled Congress in eight years got off to a rocky start Tuesday after a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives failed to oust House Speaker John A. Boehner but cast a familiar shadow over his ability to lead the emboldened majority....
  • Boehner says Obama's military authorization request falls short

    House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio said President Obama's request to Congress to authorize military operations against Islamic State isn't sufficient and that he will aim to strengthen it in the coming weeks. “I don't believe that what the...
  • Boehner threatens to boot Webster from House committee

    House Speaker John Boehner may be pulling back from his threat to boot Central Florida Congressman Dan Webster from the influential House Rules Committee for daring to challenge his role as Republican leader. "It’s not settled. It’s not...
  • Obama won't act on immigration before election, White House says

    Obama won't act on immigration before election, White House says
    Amid pressure from Democrats worried about political backlash, President Obama will delay his promised executive actions to overhaul the immigration system until later this year, the White House said Saturday. The decision is a clear reversal from...
  • Obama to host U.S. Congress leaders as post-election battles boil

    Obama to host U.S. Congress leaders as post-election battles boil
    Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections break bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday as the two sides assess what legislation can be enacted in coming months despite years of confrontation. In the run-up to the...
  • Mia Love of Utah sworn in as first black female Republican member of Congress

    Mia Love of Utah sworn in as first black female Republican member of Congress
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mia Love of Utah became the first black female Republican in Congress on Tuesday as she was sworn in along with 57 other freshmen members of the U.S. House. Love, the 39-year-old former mayor of Saratoga Springs, was...
  • Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns
    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...
  • New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate

    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate
    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate. A new Congress has convened with Republicans ready to take charge of the House and Senate. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was poised to become the new Senate majority leader. In...
  • Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious

    Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious
    John A. Boehner secured a third term as House Speaker on Tuesday, overcoming a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives to oust him but renewing questions about his hold over the chamber’s often rambunctious majority. A total of 24 rank-and-file...
  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...