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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...
  • 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....
  • John Boehner: Tea Party uses me

    John Boehner: Tea Party uses me
    In an interview Sunday with "60 Minutes," House Speaker John Boehner says the Tea Party has used him quite successfully to raise money. "My voting record is as conservative as anybody here," the Ohio Republican tells Scott Pelley. "The issue with the...
  • 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...
  • Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary

    Chuck Hagel, under pressure, resigns as defense secretary
    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama faces critical national security challenges, including fighting Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and revising plans to exit Afghanistan. It was the first...
  • Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy

     Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy
    Saying the American experience was formed by "stitching together folks from different backgrounds," President Barack Obama used a Polish cultural center in Chicago as a backdrop Tuesday to draw a line between immigration reform and unease over a...
  • Obama to pass on meeting Netanyahu during Washington visit

    WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital. On Thursday, the White House said President Barack Obama would not meet the prime minister...
  • Israel's spy agency denies opposing new Iran sanctions

    Israel's spy agency denies opposing new Iran sanctions
    The controversy over Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned address to the U.S. Congress continued to grow Thursday, dragging into the fray Israel’s spy agency, the Mossad. Speaker John A. Boehner’s invitation to Netanyahu...
  • 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...