John Boehner

House speaker suggests higher-level deficit talks

House Speaker John Boehner says it's time for him and President Barack Obama to take a personal role in deficit-reduction talks that are linked to the administration's... Read more »

June 1, 2011

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US House puts off vote on Libya resolution

The House of Representatives postponed on Wednesday a vote on a resolution that would demand an end to U.S. involvement in Libya amid fears that Democrats and... Read more »

June 1, 2011

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GOP lawmakers press Obama for specific budget cuts

Top House Republicans said they pressed President Barack Obama Wednesday for more leadership and a detailed plan on budget cuts, with one leading lawmaker accusing him... Read more »

June 1, 2011

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House GOP lawmakers press Obama on borrowing

Republicans invited to a White House meeting with President Barack Obama Wednesday are trying to build up pressure for trillions in spending cuts in exchange for any... Read more »

June 1, 2011

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