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  • AP EXPLAINS: Japan's long wait to address US Congress

    Washington honors America's closest friends by inviting their leaders to address a joint meeting of Congress. But until Thursday, when House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner invited Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, no Japanese leaders had been invited....
  • 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 onto...
  • House speaker invites Japanese leader to address Congress

    House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) is inviting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHEEN-zoh AH-bay) to address a joint meeting of Congress next month. The Ohio Republican announced Thursday that Abe — who will be the first Japanese leader to...
  • 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,...
  • Ivory legality, Ukraine and downtown park: Letters

    Ivory legality, Ukraine and downtown park: Letters
    Ivory: Legal vs. illegal The article "Bill would make ivory sale illegal without its records" on OrlandoSentinel.com on Feb. 15 highlights a potentially damaging piece of legislation. While the intentions behind the bill are clearly good natured —...