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  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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...
  • Obama-GOP rift over Iran talks redefines partisan battles

     Obama-GOP rift over Iran talks redefines partisan battles
    President Obama's hope of closing out his second term with legacy-shaping achievements on the world stage has invited the same bitter congressional opposition that has long thwarted his domestic agenda, producing a new power struggle that challenges the...
  • Is civility a lost art?

    Is civility a lost art?
    It is more than 50 years since Emily Post, the guru of etiquette, passed away. Has civility passed away with her? When Speaker of the House John Boehner referred to the president's legislation as "crap," I began to wonder. In "The Promise," his best-...
  • John Boehner's minority government of pragmatic Republicans

    Last week's drama in the House of Representatives, when Speaker John A. Boehner needed Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi to rescue him from his own rebellious party, looked like a messy disaster for Republicans. But it could have been worse. If the House...
  • Bibi does D.C.

    Bibi does D.C.
    That was quite a performance Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered on the floor of the House of Representatives, courtesy of Speaker John Boehner in his continuing campaign to impede and discredit the presidency of Barack Obama. It...
  • Speak Out: Tax cuts should have been done a long time ago

    Editor's Note: Speak Out is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at 312-222-2460. Kudos to Rauner: Well, these arrangements from the state where they...
  • Boehner couldn't be doing a better job — of helping Democrats

    Boehner couldn't be doing a better job — of helping Democrats
    It's just a few weeks into the new era of "Republican control" of Congress, and who could have predicted how things would turn out? It was just back in November when the pundits were endlessly pontificating about the demise of the Democratic Party, and...
  • Shame on Boehner and Netanyahu

    Has Speaker of the House John Boehner no shame? He would rather compromise and endanger the countries of Israel and the U.S. just so he can try to embarrass and make things difficult for President Obama. Is Prime Minister Netanyahu going to address...
  • U.S.-Israel relationship being hijacked by Far Right

    This week, Texas Republican and likely presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) ­ and his opening remark showed how far the US-Israel relationship has become a partisan football in American politics....