John Boehner

Can Obama wage war without consent of Congress?

As a U.S. senator from Illinois running for the White House in 2007, Barack Obama sponsored a resolution to prohibit President George W. Bush's administration from... Read more »

Sept. 12, 2014


Boehner: Awaiting Obama strategy against militants

House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that Islamic State militants pose a serious threat that must be dealt with in Iraq, Syria or wherever they exist as he pressed... Read more »

Sept. 9, 2014


Will Republicans hold House, regain Senate this fall?

The strong consensus is that Republicans will hold the House and narrowly take control of the Senate, for the following reasons offered by former Utah Sen. Bob Bennett. Read more »

Sept. 8, 2014


Congress coming back after vacation, must act to avoid shutdown

Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders... Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


Obama defends decision to delay immigration action until after the election

President Barack Obama is defending his decision to delay taking executive action on immigration until after November's congressional elections. Read more »

Sept. 7, 2014


Congress' task: Act fast on spending, return home

Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign. Read more »

Sept. 6, 2014

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