John Boehner

Fed-up voters meet the enemy and it is ... them?

Hey, fed-up Americans, here's a scary thought after the dispiriting spectacle of the government shutdown: You're the ones who sent these members of Congress to... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2013

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Obama lashes GOP; Hatch ponders Heritage's future

The 16-day partial government shutdown was a Republican-provoked spectacle that "encouraged our enemies" around the world, President Barack Obama said Thursday in... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2013

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House has no functional majority with which to govern

It is now clear that there is no functional majority in the House of Representatives. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2013

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No safe bets for Obama despite upcoming agenda

Regrouping after a feud with Congress stalled his agenda, President Barack Obama is laying down a three-item to-do list for Congress that seems meager when compared... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2013

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Gov't open again, Obama bemoans senseless damage

The government unlocked its doors Thursday after 16 days, with President Barack Obama saluting the resolution of Congress' bitter standoff but lambasting Republicans... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2013

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Gov't reopens after Congress ends 16-day shutdown

Even as the government reopened its doors, congressional budget negotiators met Thursday and acknowledged that their search for agreements on deficit reduction and... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2013

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