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  • McCarthy uses bully pulpit to spotlight California drought

    WASHINGTON Legislation targeting arcane water rules is not typically the stuff of legacy building for high-profile political figures. But for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, shepherding through Congress a bill aimed at easing the water shortage...
  • Another Schock staffer served grand jury subpoena

    WASHINGTON Another staffer for ex-Rep. Aaron Schock has been served with a grand jury subpoena to testify as part of the investigation into the Illinois Republican's spending. Shea Ledford formally notified Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, of the...
  • Obama signs overhaul of how Medicare pays doctors

    Ending years of last-minute fixes, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation permanently changing how Medicare pays doctors, a rare bipartisan achievement by Democrats and Republicans. The bill overhauls a 1997 law that aimed to slow...
  • Boehner: 'Virtually impossible' to pass Obama force request

    House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday it will be "virtually impossible" for Congress to approve President Barack Obama's proposed authority for military force against Islamic State militants. In a meeting with a handful of reporters, the Republican...
  • Younger brother of US House Speaker John Boehner dies at 60

    A younger brother of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-ner) has died in Ohio. Richard Boehner was 60. The Hodapp (HOH'-dap) Funeral Home says Boehner died Saturday of natural causes. A spokeswoman for John Boehner said Tuesday in an email that he is...
  • GOP still unable to govern

    Now that the Grand Old Party has control of the Senate and House, I really thought it would prove to voters that it was capable of governing. Here was a long-sought chance to present a legitimate alternative to the Affordable Health Care Act, one that...
  • House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

     House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate
    In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill on Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued it for years. The lopsided 392-37 vote shifted pressure...
  • Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage

    Overhaul of Medicare payments to doctors heads for bipartisan House passage
    House leaders and national medical groups are working to save a potentially historic deal to overhaul the way Medicare pays doctors and head off a dramatic cut in physicians' fees slated to take effect next week. The unusual bipartisan legislation was...
  • A make-or-break week awaits Republican leaders in Congress

    A make-or-break week awaits Republican leaders in Congress
    This week offers a make-or-break moment for Republican leaders on Capitol Hill. After stumbling several times since taking control of Congress earlier this year, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)...
  • House Democrats forced to choose sides in Iran debate

    WASHINGTON House Democrats on the fence about the White House's proposed nuclear deal with Iran will be asked next week to close ranks and get behind the president. With the House and Senate getting back to work on Monday after a two-week recess, most of...
  • Man charged with threat to kill Boehner has hearing set

    A former bartender charged with threatening to kill House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled for a hearing later this month to determine whether he's competent to stand trial. Court documents show Michael R. Hoyt's hearing is set for April 29 in U.S....