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  • Boehner says U.S. Republicans doubt Obama plan can destroy Islamic State

    Boehner says U.S. Republicans doubt Obama plan can destroy Islamic State
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday many Republican lawmakers doubt that President Barack Obama's plan to destroy the Islamic State militant group is strong enough to accomplish that mission....
  • Obama vows to destroy Islamic State 'wherever they exist'

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced a broader war against the Islamic State, pledging a U.S.-led coalition to destroy the militants "wherever they exist" as he escalated U.S. involvement in an armed conflict he spent years trying to...
  • Hyperpartisan Congress can't act rationally

    This Congress has difficulty in putting aside hyperpartisanship and rigid ideology long enough to do anything rational. So it may be just as well that members ran for the hills to avoid voting on bombing Iraq (and now Syria). Republicans want to avoid...
  • Illegal-immigration fears energize Republican voter base

    URBANDALE, Iowa To Vinita Smith, the most important issue in this year's congressional elections is simple: The government needs to protect Americans. Securing the nation's borders is crucial to that mission, said the retiree from Panora, Iowa, and so...
  • Obama administration moves to discourage corporate 'inversions'

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration announced regulatory steps Monday to deter U.S. corporations from merging with foreign companies and shifting their headquarters to countries with lower tax rates. The new measures, which take effect immediately, would...
  • John Boehner on ABC's 'This Week'

    John Boehner on ABC's 'This Week'
    The guest list for Sunday morning: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to ABC's "This Week" at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Another guest is Vice Adm. John Miller, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. The roundtable will be Matt Bai of...
  • Timing a debate on war-making

    WASHINGTON -- Now that President Obama has laid his case before the United Nations for a concerted international war on the emerging Islamic State, if and when should the argument be debated in Congress? Obama legal experts have insisted that the...
  • U.S. House formally condemns Obama for Guantanamo prisoner swap

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to condemn President Barack Obama for failing to give Congress a 30-day notice before exchanging prisoner of war Bowe Bergdahl for five members of the Taliban who...
  • Ahead of speech, Obama briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama told leaders of Congress on Tuesday that he did not need for them to authorize his strategy to fight Islamic State, ahead of a speech to Americans that may herald expanded operations against the group in Iraq and...
  • Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria

    President Obama on Tuesday began a bid to convince congressional leaders — and the American people — of his strategy to defeat Islamic militants. But partisan divisions and political sensitivities in Congress make it unlikely lawmakers will...
  • Export-Import Bank may get a reprieve

    Export-Import Bank may get a reprieve
    The Export-Import Bank, in danger of closing at the end of the month because of strong conservative opposition, neared a reprieve late Tuesday as Republican leaders included a nine-month extension of its charter in a short-term budget bill. The...