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  • The real big speech? The pope might visit Congress

    WASHINGTON Hours before he took the podium, whatever President Barack Obama said Tuesday night was getting eclipsed on the Hill by all the excited chatter about the next person likely to speak before a joint meeting of Congress. Expectations are...
  • Boehner invites Netanyahu to address Congress weighing Iran bill

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of the U.S. Congress next month as lawmakers weigh legislation that would tighten sanctions on Iran. The invitation to Netanyahu comes...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before a joint session of the U.S. Congress next month as lawmakers weigh legislation that would tighten sanctions on Iran. The invitation to...
  • White House says Boehner broke protocol with Netanyahu invitation

    The White House says House Speaker John A. Boehner broke with protocol by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without first notifying the Obama administration. “The typical protocol would suggest that the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Harris betrayed GOP voters to support Boehner

    Harris betrayed GOP voters to support Boehner
    Your article "Harris questions Boehner in meeting" (Jan. 7) is proof that the survival of House Speaker John Boehner against the conservative revolt in his caucus contains a large dose of moral bankruptcy, and that Rep. Andy Harris played an important...
  • Obama kicks off congressional meeting with area of agreement: Football

    Obama kicks off congressional meeting with area of agreement: Football
    At the very least, there's common ground on college football. One week before he travels to the Capitol to deliver his State of the Union address, President Obama welcomed congressional leaders from both parties to the White House on Tuesday for the...
  • In Republican Congress, two divergent strategies at work

    In Republican Congress, two divergent strategies at work
    After winning control of the Senate and boosting their numbers in the House last fall, Republicans devised a moniker for their dual majorities that could pass for a new C-SPAN reality show: "America's New Congress." Branding is one thing, but...
  • Boehner fires back, says he's no 'squish'

    WASHINGTON Speaker John Boehner took to the press conference podium Thursday to set the record straight on a line of attack he seems to be hearing from conservatives: That he has no spine. "It does pain me to be described as 'spineless' or a 'squish,'" a...
  • Notes and notables

    An interesting vote Congressman Scott Rigell raised a few eyebrows when he chose not to vote for John Boehner to remain in his position as speaker of the House. Instead, the Republican from Virginia Beach (whose 2nd District also includes parts of...