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  • More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress

    More Democrats say they'll skip Netanyahu's speech to Congress
    As the furor grew over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's agreement to address a joint session of Congress, more Democratic lawmakers said Tuesday they would skip the event. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) had invited Netanyahu without...
  • Ire over Netanyahu's speech, but Democrats hope to limit fallout

    Ire over Netanyahu's speech, but Democrats hope to limit fallout
    The Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to Congress without President Barack Obama's blessing has angered Democratic lawmakers, but they see little remedy except to hope for minimal damage to their party and U.S.-Israel relations. Democrats simmered...
  • Netanyahu joins Republican Party

    It should never cease to amaze us when smart people do dumb things. But one of the dumbest we've seen in a long time is Speaker John Boehner's inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a Joint Session of Congress and publicly...
  • Netanyahu visit: Maybe Congress should delegate all its policy work to foreign leaders

    Netanyahu visit: Maybe Congress should delegate all its policy work to foreign leaders
    Has Speaker John Boehner has a brilliant idea in inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress on the subject of Iran ("Netanyahu invitation unwise," Jan. 27). What else can he do when, apparently, no Republicans in the House...
  • Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves

    Boehner, Netanyahu outsmarted themselves
    When I was growing up, I remember a saying that was used to describe the behavior of people who were so cocky that they did really dumb things — "He's so smart, he's stupid." I thought of this expression when I heard House Speaker John Boehner...
  • Netanyahu invitation unwise

    Netanyahu invitation unwise
    Once upon a time, not so long ago, the Republican party was generally thought of as the party of national security. The final years of Ronald Reagan's administration, successful arms control talks and masterful handling of the collapse of the Soviet Union...
  • Boehner defies Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Netanyahu

    Boehner defies Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Netanyahu
    Defying President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he's invited Israel's prime minister to stand before Congress and push for new sanctions against its archenemy Iran. Boehner's decision to bring Benjamin Netanyahu...
  • Israel is drawn into U.S. tussle over sanctions on Iran

    Israel is drawn into U.S. tussle over sanctions on Iran
    In an unusual display of high-stakes arm twisting, both the White House and its critics in Congress have called in foreign leaders to help lobby U.S. lawmakers on whether to impose new economic sanctions on Iran amid tense negotiations on its nuclear...
  • White House says Boehner broke protocol with Netanyahu invitation

    White House says Boehner broke protocol with Netanyahu invitation
    The White House says House Speaker John A. Boehner broke with protocol by inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without first notifying the Obama administration. “The typical protocol would suggest that the...
  • Webster gets highways, but not rules

    Webster gets highways, but not rules
    U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter Garden, picked up a third infrastructure subcommittee assignments Tuesday, giving him seats on House of Representatives boards that will oversee legislation dealing with highways, water resources, railroads and...
  • The Republicans take over, sort of

    WASHINGTON -- With the Republicans now totally in charge of Congress, they have the chance to make good on their promise that things are going to change on Capitol Hill. But their opening moves suggest more of the same old same old. The new House's first...