John Boehner

Obama presses Boehner to end shutdown as deadlock continues

Obama, speaking a day after meeting with Boehner and other congressional leaders at the White House, again criticized the tea party-backed faction of House Republicans... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2013


Shutdown in 3rd day with Obama, Hill at impasse

President Barack Obama laid the blame for the government's partial shutdown at the feet of House Speaker John Boehner, escalating a government-shutdown confrontation... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2013


President Obama, lawmakers to meet on shutdown's 2nd day

President Barack Obama called top lawmakers to the White House on Wednesday as Republicans refused Democratic demands to consider legislation ending a two-day partial... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2013


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