John Boehner

Preparing for shutdown, government plans furloughs

More than a third of federal workers would be told to stay home if the government shuts down, forcing the closure of national parks from California to Maine and all... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013


Senate set to OK budget bill, but fight not over

A potential government shutdown hurtling ever closer, the Democratic-led Senate moved Friday toward passing legislation keeping the government open, but disputes with... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2013


Obama mocks GOP for 'crazy' Obamacare predictions, says Republicans fear law will succeed

President Barack Obama says congressional critics of the 3-year-old health care law have become more irresponsible in their attempts to kill it the closer the law... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2013


Boehner: House won't pass 'clean' spending bill

House Republicans will not simply pass a temporary spending bill from the Democratic Senate after it is shorn clean of a tea party plan to "defund Obamacare," House... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2013


House GOP considers options on possible shutdown

Pressure is building on fractious House Republicans over legislation to prevent a partial government shutdown, as the Democratic-led Senate is expected to strip a tea... Read more »

Sept. 26, 2013

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Boehner: Funding bill must include GOP priorities

Speaker John Boehner says House Republicans will not accept the temporary funding bill being considered by the Senate. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2013


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