RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

John Boehner

A collection of news and information related to John Boehner published by this site and its partners.

Top John Boehner Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • McConnell outlines potential plan to avert Homeland Security shutdown

    McConnell outlines potential plan to avert Homeland Security shutdown
    Eager to spare his party political blame for a Homeland Security Department shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Tuesday he would attempt to pass a funding bill that is free of provisions targeting President Obama’s...
  • McConnell move gets mixed reaction as funding deadline nears

    WASHINGTON Days before funding for the Department of Homeland Security expires, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is getting a mixed reaction to his plan to separate agency financing from opposition to President Barack Obama's immigration policies....
  • Boehner wrong to invite Netanyahu to speak

    Boehner wrong to invite Netanyahu to speak
    House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress is simply wrong. Initially, it is a violation of traditional protocol recognizing the president as point person in foreign affairs. It is also a...
  • TN Rep. Cohen to skip Netanyahu speech to Congress

    Democratic congressman Steve Cohen says he is skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress. The Tennessee congressman calls the speech "high theater" in Netanyahu's re-election campaign and a political tool wielded by House...
  • GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama

    GOP's unchanging game plan: Gang up on Obama
    The determination of conservative Republicans to thwart Barack Obama at every turn was clear from the first days after his election in 2008, as their Senate leader Mitch McConnell publicly vowed to make him "a one-term president." That goal got a...
  • Josh Rogin: Poll shows Americans want to hear Netanyahu's speech

    How do Americans feel about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressing Congress next month? According to one new poll, moresupportit than object despite the controversy over thewayhe was invited. The data was commissioned by the Israel Project,...
  • Big test for Senate's McConnell as Homeland Security funding set to lapse

    WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will have his first big test as U.S. Senate majority leader next week as funding for the Department of Homeland Security is set to lapse Feb. 27, triggering a shutdown of some of the agency's operations unless...
  • Invitation designed to embarrass president

    Invitation designed to embarrass president
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu certainly has the freedom to speak; just not to a joint session of Congress of the United States, unless he is invited by the president of the United States. That is the law. The president is the...
  • Liberal Democrats ask Boehner to postpone Netanyahu address

    Almost two dozen liberal Democrats on Thursday asked House Speaker John Boehner to postpone Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint meeting of Congress next month. "It appears that you are using a foreign leader as a political tool...
  • Trudy Rubin: Bibi, Boehner playing games

    Bibi Netanyahu wants to make sure President Barack Obama doesn't ink a nuclear deal with Tehran. Any nuclear deal. In an effort to prevent such a deal, the Israeli prime minister (known at home as "Bibi," not Benjamin) has used unprecedented means to...
  • Republicans must govern

    Republicans must govern
    Congress needs to get its act together. I believe the American electorate last November gave the Republicans the power to govern. Now, House Speaker John Boehner is preparing for a potential Department of Homeland Security shutdown later this month, and...