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Boehner: House to Vote for Speaker Oct. 29, Other Jobs After

UPDATED: Oct. 5, 2015 5:33 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Speaker John Boehner on Monday scheduled the House election to replace him for Oct. 29 and delayed votes for lower-level posts until after that — a move widely seen as benefiting his preferred successor, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. 625 more words


Is Butler County's Sheriff Running For John Boehner's Seat


Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones says he’ll decide this week whether he’ll try to replace John Boehner in congress.

Jones says talked to supporters about launching a campaign to finish Boehner’s term and beyond. 55 more words


Pelosi: I Don't Know If I'll Miss Boehner

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says she doesn’t know yet whether she’ll miss departing House Speaker John Boehner. Sunday Pelosi was asked in an interview airing on CNN’s “State of the Union” about her opinion of the Republican who took over her old job after Democrats lost control of the House of Representatives in 2011. 199 more words

Current Events

Boehner Says He'll Get Lots Done In His Final Month As Speaker

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner says he’s determined to clean up some of the mess of a politically gridlocked Congress in his final month before his successor takes over. 770 more words


Boehner Slams Some GOP Hard Liners as 'False Prophets'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner is embarking on his final month in Congress by moving to complete unfinished business and vowing not to leave his successor with a politically gridlocked House. 649 more words

National News

Boehner: No Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says there will be no government shutdown when funding runs out this week.

The Ohio Republican tells CBS’ “Face the Nation” that he decided on Friday to resign his speakership and his seat after meeting with Pope Francis. 124 more words


GOP religious conservatives channeling anger toward victory

WASHINGTON (AP) – Religious activists in the Republican Party, bolstered by House Speaker John Boehner’s sudden exit, say the next GOP presidential nominee must share their uncompromising stance on abortion rights, gay marriage and other priorities to get to the White House. 776 more words