| Jan 22, 2015
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:19 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:40 PM
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...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:00 AM
John Boehner, the newly re-elected speaker of the House, is known to be a heavy smoker. This is a bad habit, but it is one he confines to private places. So few know that the speaker is putting his health at risk by not quitting.
Boehner has another,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:00 AM
As Republicans take control Tuesday of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years, party leaders hope to move quickly to confront President Obama and showcase their conservative ideology, including austere budget cuts and dismantling...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Your article "Harris questions Boehner in meeting" (Jan. 7) is proof that the survival of House Speaker John Boehner against the conservative revolt in his caucus contains a large dose of moral bankruptcy, and that Rep. Andy Harris played an important...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:55 AM
Mitch McConnell's debut as the new Senate majority leader served at least one worthy Republican cause. It made Speaker of the House John Boehner, who easily turned back an intraparty challenge on the other side of the Capitol, seem the soul of sweet...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 4:00 PM
With Republicans in control of the House and Senate, many are calling for Congress to seek legislative common ground with President Obama. My suggestion is an inexpensive "infrastructure" project: repairing the presidential line of succession, whose...