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Boehner's "Electile" Dysfunction?

J.D. Winteregg, House Speaker John Boehner’s top Republican primary opponent, launched an amusing ad to promote his long-shot quest of denying renomination for the House leader. 30 more words


House Conservatives Want to Oust Boehner


Friday, 11 Apr 2014 06:30 AM

By Cathy Burke

Conservative lawmakers are plotting to dump House Speaker John Boehner as soon as November, the… 506 more words


Boehner: I 'Feel Confident' Republicans Will Re-Elect Me As House Speaker

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — John Boehner believes his party will stand behind him to be Speaker of the House once again following the 2014 midterm elections. 766 more words


Why Does John Boehner Want to Keep 40 Million Americans From Buying Guns?

Reacting to the shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner reiterated a popular NRA talking point: “There’s no question that those with mental health issues should be prevented from owning weapons or being able to purchase weapons.” Those suffering the same diagnosed illnesses as the shooter — depression and anxiety — might be surprised by Boehner’s willingness to take away their Second Amendment rights. 425 more words

Obama: Republicans' Economic Plan Is Like The Movie 'Groundhog Day'

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (CBSDC/AP) — Pressing his economic case in an election year, President Barack Obama came to Michigan on Wednesday to praise the state’s ongoing effort to raise the minimum wage — and to accuse Republicans who oppose that step in Michigan and in Congress of standing in the way of prosperity for millions of Americans. 995 more words


Senate advances bill to renew jobless benefits

Democrats in the Senate agreed by a voice vote on Monday to begin debate on a bipartisan bill to renew expired jobless benefits for 2.2 million Americans.  154 more words

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House to vote Thursday on Medicare doctor pay

On Thursday the House is scheduled to vote on  legislation to avert a pay cut for doctors who participate in the Medicare health care program for the elderly, House Speaker John Boehner said on Wednesday, adding that he expected the Senate would follow “pretty quickly”. 52 more words