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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nearly two dozen House Democrats call for Netanyahu delay

    WASHINGTON Twenty-three House Democrats have signed onto a letter calling on Speaker John Boehner to postpone Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's scheduled March 3 address to a joint session of Congress. The lawmakers argue that while they are...
  • A sampling of editorials from around New York

    The Daily Gazette of Schenectady on the problem of abandoned properties. Feb. 18 Each day an abandoned property facing foreclosure goes unmaintained is another day for the structure to become dilapidated and for the property to become unsightly. It...
  • Boehner feared White House interference in Israeli invite

    House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says the White House might have tried to quash his plan to have Israeli's prime minister speak to Congress if it had gotten wind of the invitation. And that helps explain why Boehner made the offer to Benjamin...
  • Boehner: Shutdown of Homeland Security Department possible

    House Speaker John Boehner is raising the possibility that the Department of Homeland Security may shut down at month's end because of a budget impasse, and he's blaming Senate Democrats if that happens. Democrats responded by saying responsibility would...
  • Despite court injunction, DHS shutdown continues to approach

    WASHINGTON Two days after a Texas judge halted President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, nothing seemed to have changed Wednesday in the congressional showdown over funding the Department of Homeland Security. The DHS runs out of cash...