John Boehner

Letter: Utah saves Boehner

John Boehner was reelected as House speaker with the help of the entire Utah delegation. Boehner says he is opposed to Obama’s policy, yet he somehow lacks the... Read more »

Jan. 9, 2015


House GOP tries to regroup after divisive speaker vote

House Republicans began the new Congress with old divisions on display Wednesday, bitter fallout from a failed rebellion against Speaker John Boehner. Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015


House rule sets up election-year battle over Social Security

Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of... Read more »

Jan. 7, 2015


White House says it will veto bill to approve Keystone oil pipeline

The White House on Tuesday threatened to veto the first piece of legislation introduced in the Republican-controlled Senate, a bill approving the much-delayed Keystone... Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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GOP takes charge as new Congress convenes

Republicans assumed full control of Congress on Tuesday for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015


House re-elects John Boehner as speaker over tea party opposition

The House has re-elected John Boehner to be speaker in the new Republican-led Congress, despite opposition by tea party lawmakers that underscored party divisions. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015


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