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  • Boehner: Senate Democrats need to 'get off their �'

    WASHINGTON GOP House leaders emerged from a Republican Conference meeting Wednesday with a persistent refrain on Department of Homeland Security funding: The House has done its job; it's time for the Senate to act. During their weekly Republican...
  • Summary of recent Florida newspaper editorials

    Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: Feb. 9 Miami Herald on Israeli Prime Minister: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should reconsider his decision to accept a politically motivated invitation to speak to the U.S. Congress on March 3....
  • New boss same as the old boss? Republicans still stymied in Senate

    WASHINGTON When Republicans held only the House of Representatives, their efforts at lawmaking always died in the Democratic Senate. They thought everything would change if they could win the Senate, allowing them to pass legislation through Congress and...
  • Standoff worsens over immigration and Homeland Security funds

    After not one, not two but three unsuccessful attempts to get a Homeland Security bill through the Senate that also guts President Obama's immigration plan, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday it's time for a new strategy. The problem...
  • More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress
    As the furor grew over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agreement to address a joint session of Congress, more Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they would skip the event. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had invited Netanyahu without...
  • John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example

    John Boehner's tanning habit sets a bad example
    John Boehner, the newly re-elected speaker of the House, is known to be a heavy smoker. This is a bad habit, but it is one he confines to private places. So few know that the speaker is putting his health at risk by not quitting. Boehner has another,...
  • Some U.S. House Democrats seek postponement of Netanyahu speech

    WASHINGTON Some U.S. House Democrats are circulating a petition asking Speaker John Boehner to postpone a planned March 3 speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint meeting of Congress. "As members of Congress who support Israel, we...
  • Dems angered by Netanyahu's upcoming speech, but hope to limit harm to party, US-Israel ties

    The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except to hope for minimal damage to their party and U.S.-Israel relations. Democrats simmered...
  • Bloomberg's Halperin to talk politics in Broward Series

    Political analyst and author Mark Halperin will share his years of experience covering national politics when he takes part in the 2015 Broward College Speaker Series next week. Halperin, co-managing editor of "Bloomberg Politics," is also a regular...
  • Biden will skip Netanyahu Congress speech along with Obama

    WASHINGTON Vice President Joe Biden is the latest Democrat to say he'll skip the speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next month to a joint session of Congress. Biden will be traveling internationally when Netanyahu speaks at the...
  • Democrats' boycott of Netanyahu gains

    WASHINGTON The head of the Congressional Black Caucus said Thursday he will boycott Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled address to a joint session of Congress next month, joining a small band of Democrats skipping the event that could...