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  • Ohio bartender at John Boehner's country club accused of death threats

    Ohio bartender at John Boehner's country club accused of death threats
    An Ohio bartender with a history of psychiatric illness was indicted last week on a charge of threatening to murder House Speaker John Boehner, possibly by poisoning his drink, according to records made available Tuesday. A grand jury indictment filed...
  • Obama hosts Dem, GOP leaders from House, Senate for first sit-down since new Congress convened

    President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders paid lip service to the notion of bipartisanship in their first meeting of the year Tuesday, but neither side appeared to give ground on GOP priorities that have been met with a flurry of veto...
  • A better line to the Oval Office

    With Republicans in control of the House and Senate, many are calling for Congress to seek legislative common ground with President Obama. My suggestion is an inexpensive "infrastructure" project: repairing the presidential line of succession, whose...
  • Can the two parties disagree without being disagreeable?

    Can the two parties disagree without being disagreeable?
    Mitch McConnell's debut as the new Senate majority leader served at least one worthy Republican cause. It made Speaker of the House John Boehner, who easily turned back an intraparty challenge on the other side of the Capitol, seem the soul of sweet...
  • New Congress, new roles for Pennsylvania lawmakers

    WASHINGTON — The political dynamics of the new Congress offer opportunities and challenges for Pennsylvania's delegation. Republicans now run the Senate and enjoy a larger majority in the House. That puts Democrat Bob Casey in the minority for...
  • 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...
  • Palazzo gets flak from tea party for backing Boehner for speaker

    WASHINGTON When Mississippi Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo decided to back John Boehner for speaker of the House this week, he prompted the kind of fiery broadside from a tea party loyalist back home that reflects the turmoil that abounds within the...
  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...
  • Can the two parties disagree without being disagreeable

    WASHINGTON -- Mitch McConnell's debut as the new Senate majority leader served at least one worthy Republican cause. It made Speaker of the House John Boehner, who easily turned back an intraparty challenge on the other side of the Capitol, seem the...
  • House Republicans target child immigrants in tea party nod

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are broadening their move to block President Barack Obama's immigration orders to also remove protection for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, a nod to tea party-aligned lawmakers that has little chance...
  • Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear

    Republicans take helm of Congress, but initial course is unclear
    As Republicans take control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years, party leaders hope to move quickly to confront President Obama and showcase their conservative ideology, including austere budget cuts and dismantling...