John Boehner John Boehner en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Wed, 24 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:40:22 MST Newspapers On Second Thought A lighthearted look at news of the day. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 00:00:00 MDT Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:50:00 MDT Obama: US 'underestimated' Islamic State threat President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 07:38:30 MDT Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:48:43 MDT Mitt Romney to campaign for Mia Love in Utah Mitt Romney will campaign in Utah next month for Mia Love, the Republican candidate for the 4th District congressional seat... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:30:28 MDT Analysis: Both parties in Congress play it safe Seven weeks before the elections, Republicans and Democrats are both playing it safe, willing to make short-term sacrifices... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 00:04:04 MDT House Speaker John Boehner promises support to new Iraqi leader Speaker John Boehner on Friday promised Iraq's prime minister that the House will provide the new government in Baghdad the... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:45:21 MDT 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... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:40:24 MDT 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,... Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:18:24 MDT Robert Bennett: 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... Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:36:22 MDT 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... Sun, 07 Sep 2014 19:02:05 MDT 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... Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:07:14 MDT 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. Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:59:01 MDT Obama lays out immigration goals, not timing Leaving his timing uncertain, President Barack Obama laid out ambitious objectives Friday for immigration steps he intends to... Fri, 05 Sep 2014 23:57:15 MDT GOP-led House approves lawsuit against Obama A sharply divided House has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season federal lawsuit against President Barack... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:48:50 MDT Senate heads toward vote on border bill A bill to deal with the immigration surge at the border was headed for a procedural vote in the Senate Wednesday despite... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:41:22 MDT GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama Republicans are ready to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:40:44 MDT House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the May swap of five Taliban leaders... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:48:37 MDT Democrats have million-dollar day on impeachment House Democrats are cashing in on chatter about impeaching President Barack Obama, raising $1 million on Monday alone, their... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:50:51 MDT Conference committee approves $17B VA health bill House and Senate negotiators have approved a compromise bill to spend about $17 billion to overhaul the Department of... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:47:35 MDT House to vote on slimmed-down bill for border House Republicans have agreed to vote on a slimmed-down bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:42:45 MDT House Speaker John Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel House Speaker John Boehner said Monday that support for Israel must be the United States' main focus and not peace mediation... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:44:06 MDT Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:24:56 MDT Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help ease influx of migrants crossing the border Pressing for swift action, President Barack Obama on Friday urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans... Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:31:56 MDT Obama fundraises for Dems; demands GOP cooperation As hopes dim for bipartisan action in Congress this summer, President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:43:33 MDT Prospects fade for resolution on border crisis Prospects for action on the nation's border crisis faded Thursday as lawmakers traded accusations rather than solutions,... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:50:00 MDT Join the discussion: Does the lawsuit against Obama have any value? Speaker John Boehner is in the process of filing a lawsuit against President Obama for failing to uphold the law, according... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:25:00 MDT House GOP prepares response to border crisis House Republicans are preparing to recommend National Guard at the border and speedier returns of Central American youths as... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:07:56 MDT Sandra Fluke seeks wider influence in California The former Georgetown University law student who gained national attention for being denied a chance to testify in Congress... Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:35:40 MDT Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by... Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama chides GOP for opposing his agenda President Barack Obama ridiculed congressional Republicans on Thursday, accusing them of doing little more than opposing his... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:33:05 MDT Boehner, McConnell blast Obama border request Congressional Republican leaders on Thursday blasted President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border... Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:01:56 MDT Amid positive jobs numbers, politicians hedge bets The top jobs numbers for June would have seemed to be cause for some appreciation. After all, the unemployment rate dipped to... Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:03:33 MDT Join the discussion: Is Obama really the worst president since WWII? Americans think that President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II, according to a new poll from... Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:59:24 MDT New VA secretary nominee not a health care expert A onetime Army Ranger and former CEO of a Fortune 500 consumer products company, Robert McDonald may face his toughest... Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:16:22 MDT 'So sue me': Obama vows to act alone, taunts Republicans President Barack Obama defiantly dared congressional Republicans on Tuesday to try to block his efforts to act on his own and... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 13:37:04 MDT President Obama faces advocate demands on immigration President Barack Obama faced immediate demands for bold action to stem deportations Tuesday, a day after declaring... Tue, 01 Jul 2014 11:53:59 MDT Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama said Monday he will no longer wait for Republicans to act on... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:16:28 MDT White House: Boehner won't seek immigration vote In the face of an unyielding Congress, President Barack Obama will act on his own to make changes in immigration policy, says... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:14:56 MDT Obama to seek border aid; Pelosi visits Texas President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S.... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 08:29:32 MDT Obama to seek more than $2 billion in border aid; Nancy Pelosi visits Texas President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S.... Sat, 28 Jun 2014 22:28:12 MDT Supreme Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested Before a unanimous Supreme Court weighed in, the White House had brushed off claims that President Barack Obama was exceeding... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:09:45 MDT Obama rips GOP in election-year economic salvo Blasting the GOP as wilfully indifferent to American struggles, President Barack Obama issued a rebuke Friday to Republican... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:29:32 MDT High court rebukes President Obama on recess appointments The Supreme Court on Thursday limited the president's power to fill high-level vacancies with temporary appointments, ruling... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:03:32 MDT House Speaker John says House plans to sue President Obama The House will vote next month on legislation authorizing a campaign-season lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:38:55 MDT US: Looking at all options in immigration surge Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Tuesday he would consider every conceivable, lawful option to deal... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:06:15 MDT Archivist: IRS didn't follow law with lost emails The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of records belonging to a senior IRS... Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:29:26 MDT House GOP elects McCarthy, Scalise to leadership Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a former aide elected to Congress in his own right less than eight years ago, won election... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:51:26 MDT What to do in Iraq? Obama consults Congress President Barack Obama briefed leaders of Congress on options for quelling an al-Qaida-inspired insurgency in Iraq as... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:02:56 MDT State Department vows to work with House Benghazi probe The State Department promised Wednesday to cooperate with the House special committee looking into the deadly 2012 attack in... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:56:36 MDT