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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Republican majorities struggle to get Congress working

    Republican majorities struggle to get Congress working
    After six weeks in session and 139 roll call votes in a House and Senate that feature some of the largest Republican majorities in generations, one of the most telling statistics from the new Congress is this: President Obama's veto threats outnumber...
  • No time to make America less safe

    No time to make America less safe
    Innocent people are being attacked in Copenhagen and Paris. Egyptian Christians have been beheaded by terrorists in Libya. Foreign cyber attacks are on the upswing. A new Gallup poll shows Americans believe ISIS and Islamic militant groups represent the...
  • 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...