John Boehner

Bipartisan deal sets up Homeland Security vote in Senate

Three days before a partial Homeland Security shutdown, lawmakers cleared the way Wednesday for Senate passage of legislation to fund the agency without... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015


Obama aide calls Netanyahu visit 'destructive' to US-Israeli relations

A top adviser to President Barack Obama sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to address Congress next week, calling the move... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2015


Netanyahu turns down invite to meet with Senate Democrats

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday turned down an invitation to meet privately with Senate Democrats next week during his visit to Washington, saying... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015


In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

Struggling to escape a trap of their own making, Republicans offered on Tuesday to permit a Senate vote on Homeland Security funding without the immigration provisions... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015


Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power... Read more »

Feb. 24, 2015


Homeland Security chief: Budget stall muddies response to IS

The possible shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security threatens the Obama administration's efforts to counter the extremist appeal of the Islamic State group... Read more »

Feb. 22, 2015

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