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  • Boehner escapes jam on DHS vote, but more GOP battles loom

    House Speaker John Boehner's job is safe despite passing yet another big bill that most of his Republican colleagues oppose, as he did Tuesday to avert defunding the Department of Homeland Security. But Boehner and his leadership team appear destined...
  • DeLauro Opts To Skip Netanyahu Speech; The Rest of the CT Delegation Attends

    DeLauro Opts To Skip Netanyahu Speech; The Rest of the CT Delegation Attends
    U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro was the lone member of the all-Democratic Connecticut delegation not to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Thursday. DeLauro issued a press release right before Netanyahu's address...
  • Analysis: Netanyahu address lives up to controversial expectations

    WASHINGTON In January, when Speaker John A. Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress, it caused the type of controversy and media attention normally reserved for a declaration of war, not a speech that's little...
  • No precedent for Netanyahu's contentious speech to Congress

    Given anywhere else, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday wouldn't have caused such a ruckus. But a foreign leader denouncing President Barack Obama's policy from within the grand hall of American democracy upended nearly two...
  • Netanyahu on Iran: You can get a better deal

    WASHINGTON Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implored Congress on Tuesday to reject a nuclear deal currently being negotiated with Iran, calling it a threat to the survival of Israel and its people. Speaking at a joint session of Congress with...
  • CT Lawmakers Split On Netanyahu Speech

    WASHINGTON — One Connecticut lawmaker decided to skip his speech to a joint session of Congress and others had differing reactions to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's forceful condemnation of U.S. efforts to reach an agreement with Iran...
  • 5 misperceptions about the Homeland Security impasse

    Several misperceptions have cropped up in the heated debate over Congress' struggle to provide money for the Department of Homeland Security and avert a partial shutdown at week's end. Many Republicans want to halt the funding unless President Barack...
  • For Israeli leader, blocking Iran deal a matter of legacy

    En route to what he described as a "fateful mission," Benjamin Netanyahu spent much of his 12-hour flight to Washington slouched in a business class seat laboring over a draft of his highly anticipated address to Congress. In the back of the plane, the...
  • Boehner leaves open possible vote on Dem-backed DHS bill

    Speaker John Boehner left open the possibility Monday that the House might pass long-term funding for the Homeland Security Department without immigration provisions attached, as Republican options dwindled for avoiding a capitulation to the White House...
  • Politics aside, Netanyahu's speech is important

    Politics aside, Netanyahu's speech is important
    It is hardly surprising that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress today has turned into a game of cheap political one-upmanship in Washington. Not surprising, but embarrassing. In a lot of ways, it tells you why Congress is...
  • Massachusetts delegation divided on Netanyahu speech

    Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation is split over the decision of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to accept an invitation by House Republican leaders to address a joint session of Congress. Two House members — Reps....