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  • 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.)...
  • Here's the pitch: House Whip Scalise can play hardball

    Are you a Republican House member who can't decide whether to vote "aye" or "nay" on controversial legislation? Please step through this door between sculptures in Statuary Hall and into a quiet, curved parlor you may never have noticed. Have a seat by...
  • US Rep. says timber county payment extension in the works

    U.S. Rep. Greg Walden said Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner has agreed to include a two-year extension of subsidies to Oregon timber counties in a bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way doctors are paid by Medicare. The Oregon Republican said...
  • In rare deal, Boehner, Pelosi tout wins for seniors, doctors

    An extraordinary bipartisan accord between House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is letting both parties exhale as they move toward permanently ending the nagging annual threat of Medicare cuts to physicians. Yet each side is...
  • GOP uses a little 'parliamentary contortionism' to advance budget

    GOP uses a little 'parliamentary contortionism' to advance budget
    The budget battle between President Obama and congressional Republicans isn't nearly as engaging as the one among Republicans themselves. Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) once again is trying to lead a House majority with divergent goals -- splintered...
  • House speaker to host Ohio farm forum

    The speaker of the U.S. House plans to hear from farmers back home. Rep. John Boehner (BAY'-ner) will host his annual 8th House district farm forum Saturday in the western Ohio city of Troy. Boehner's office says the keynote speaker will be Steve Phipps,...
  • Boehner off to Israel; Netanyahu's ties to Obama hit new low

    House Speaker John Boehner is heading to Israel as already strained relations between the White House and newly re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hit a new low this week. On the surface, the Republican leader's announcement Friday that...
  • Boehner, Pelosi see victories in fixing Medicare docs' fees

    An uncharacteristic joint effort by House Speaker John Boehner and his usual nemesis, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, to resolve a gnawing problem about how Medicare pays doctors underscores the political victories each sees in finally sweeping the issue...
  • In Netanyahu call, Obama says US reassessing peace approach

    Amid new tensions between two allies, President Barack Obama on Thursday told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. is reassessing its approach to Israeli-Palestinian peace in light of Netanyahu's pre-election comments rejecting the...
  • Boehner, House delegation to meet Netanyahu in Israel

    WASHINGTON Speaker John A. Boehner will lead a House delegation to Israel later this month to meet with newly re-elected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Boehner spokesman Kevin Smith confirmed Friday morning that Boehner, who invited Netanyahu to...