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  • 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....
  • Florida concerns at forefront in new Congress

    WASHINGTON -- Political clashes over immigration and Cuba have thrust Florida concerns to the forefront of the 114th session of Congress, which opened on Tuesday with festive swearing-in ceremonies mixed with signs of infighting to come. Republicans...
  • Boehner is no conservative

    Boehner is no conservative
    Shame on the so-called conservatives in the U.S. House of Representatives. More than 100 "conservatives" failed to gather enough votes to prevent John Boehner from having another opportunity to lead the House ("Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control...
  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...
  • Can the two parties disagree without being disagreeable

    WASHINGTON -- Mitch McConnell's debut as the new Senate majority leader served at least one worthy Republican cause. It made Speaker of the House John Boehner, who easily turned back an intraparty challenge on the other side of the Capitol, seem 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...
  • Despite spat with speaker, Webster may keep Rules seat

    WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner has threatened to boot Central Florida Congressman Dan Webster from the influential House Rules Committee as retribution for challenging his role as Republican leader. But after the initial dust-up, the...
  • Ohio bartender at John Boehner's country club accused of death threats

    Ohio bartender at John Boehner's country club accused of death threats
    An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted last week on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by poisoning his drink, according to records made available Tuesday. A grand jury indictment filed...
  • A better line to the Oval Office

    A better line to the Oval Office
    With Republicans in control of the House and Senate, many are calling for Congress to seek legislative common ground with President Obama. My suggestion is an inexpensive "infrastructure" project: repairing the presidential line of succession, whose...
  • Can the two parties disagree without being disagreeable?

    Can the two parties disagree without being disagreeable?
    Mitch McConnell's debut as the new Senate majority leader served at least one worthy Republican cause. It made Speaker of the House John Boehner, who easily turned back an intraparty challenge on the other side of the Capitol, seem the soul of sweet...
  • New Congress, new roles for Pennsylvania lawmakers

    New Congress, new roles for Pennsylvania lawmakers
    WASHINGTON — The political dynamics of the new Congress offer opportunities and challenges for Pennsylvania's delegation. Republicans now run the Senate and enjoy a larger majority in the House. That puts Democrat Bob Casey in the minority for...