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

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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

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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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