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  • Debbie Wasserman-Schultz walks fine line on Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    Debbie Wasserman-Schultz walks fine line on Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, continued her delicate balancing act Thursday on next week's planned congressional address by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel. The speech was...
  • Politics aside, Netanyahu's speech is important

    Politics aside, Netanyahu's speech is important
    It is hardly surprising that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress today has turned into a game of cheap political one-upmanship in Washington. Not surprising, but embarrassing. In a lot of ways, it tells you why Congress is...
  • New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate

    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate
    New Congress convenes with Republicans holding majority in House and Senate. A new Congress has convened with Republicans ready to take charge of the House and Senate. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was poised to become the new Senate majority leader. In...
  • Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious

    Boehner reelected as Speaker, but control over GOP majority precarious
    John A. Boehner secured a third term as House Speaker on Tuesday, overcoming a brazen revolt by GOP conservatives to oust him but renewing questions about his hold over the chamber’s often rambunctious majority. A total of 24 rank-and-file...
  • 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...
  • In a bind, Senate Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

    In a bind, Senate Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill
    A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped of immigration provisions backed by conservatives but strongly opposed by President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats....
  • 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...
  • A Homeland Security shutdown? It's on you, Speaker Boehner

    A Homeland Security shutdown? It's on you, Speaker Boehner
    Last November, voters elected Republican majorities to both chambers of Congress. So if the U.S. Department of Homeland Security shuts down over a budget impasse between the House and Senate, it will be the fault of … Senate Democrats? That's...
  • Boehner says Obama's military authorization request falls short

    House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio said President Obama's request to Congress to authorize military operations against Islamic State isn't sufficient and that he will aim to strengthen it in the coming weeks. “I don't believe that what the...
  • Boehner, taxing rich and hate crime: Letters

    Boehner, taxing rich and hate crime: Letters
    Boehner's ranting This week, House Speaker John Boehner railed against President Obama's objections to the Keystone XL pipeline and said, "Instead of listening to the people, the president is standing with a bunch of left-fringe extremists and...
  • Bloomberg's Halperin to talk politics in Broward Series

    Political analyst and author Mark Halperin will share his years of experience covering national politics when he takes part in the 2015 Broward College Speaker Series next week. Halperin, co-managing editor of "Bloomberg Politics," is also a regular...