John Boehner John Boehner en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:18:48 MDT Newspapers House GOP to create new Benghazi investigation House Republicans on Thursday prepared to ram through their demand for a new investigation of the deadly assault in Benghazi,... Thu, 08 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT In our opinion: A House select committee to investigate Benghazi is necessary The Obama administration has treated questions regarding the attack on the U.S. Embassy at Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012... Fri, 09 May 2014 20:18:27 MDT GOP's lead on Benghazi is a former federal prosecutor Rep. Trey Gowdy, the Republicans' newest point man on the Benghazi attack, is a seasoned prosecutor determined to apply his... Wed, 07 May 2014 12:03:04 MDT House GOP, Dems dig in heels on Benghazi probe House Republicans and Democrats dug in their heels Wednesday over how a special committee investigation of the deadly attack... Wed, 07 May 2014 11:33:25 MDT Benghazi heats up once again “Benghazi is and has been for some time a witch hunt that perverts all notions of democratic accountability,”... Wed, 07 May 2014 10:25:00 MDT House voting to hold ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt The House is preparing to vote Wednesday on holding a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for... Wed, 07 May 2014 00:00:00 MDT Democrats open door to taking part in Benghazi probe — with conditions House Democrats opened the door Tuesday to participating in a special panel's investigation of Benghazi, even if they see it... Tue, 06 May 2014 13:45:12 MDT Rep. Jason Chaffetz accuses White House of hiding Benghazi documents Rep. Jason Chaffettz accused the White House and the State Department on Monday of hiding documents to hinder a congressional... Tue, 06 May 2014 12:34:53 MDT Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Our current news river churns a steady torrent of controversy The 21st century news cycle is better called a news river — a steady torrent of issues and controversies. We review... Sun, 04 May 2014 00:05:00 MDT Lawyer for ex-IRS official at center of conservative targeting controversy asks to address House The lawyer for a former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy asked Monday to... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 13:45:15 MDT In our opinion: An immigration opportunity President Obama and faith leaders on Tuesday pledged to urge Congress to act on immigration reform as soon as possible. And... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:25:47 MDT Dems call GOP-led Benghazi probe 'witch hunt' House Democrats on Wednesday demanded an end to a Republican-led investigation into the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic... Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:37:03 MDT Unemployment benefits bill headed to House Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 06:33:24 MDT Kathleen Parker: Underestimating the intelligence of the American public? Mostly the Democratic campaign agenda reflects desperation: If all you can do is attack your opponent, chances are you have... Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:00:00 MDT Obama celebrates 7.1 million health care sign-ups After facing a rocky start and chorus of naysayers who declared his health care law a failure, President Barack Obama on... Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:05:28 MDT Congress to pass bill to stop cut to Medicare docs Congress is poised to give doctors who treat Medicare patients an eleventh-hour reprieve from a cut in their government fees. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:06:30 MDT Lawmakers rush to pass bill to aid Ukraine Lawmakers are rushing to get a bill to the president's desk that would provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine and... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 08:59:05 MDT House Democrats try to force vote on immigration House Democrats deployed a little-used legislative move Wednesday to force a vote on a comprehensive immigration bill, an... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:01:08 MDT On Second Thought A lighthearted look at news events of the day. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Writing a budget might divide House Republicans Divisions among Republicans over a budget deal and a shortfall in tax estimates are complicating the House GOP's efforts to... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 10:17:48 MDT Obama's promise to review deportations has risks President Barack Obama's new promise to seek ways to ease his administration's rate of deportations aims to mollify angry... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:10:21 MDT House Speaker John Boehner questions Senate unemployment deal House Speaker John Boehner said Friday he thinks a bipartisan Senate deal to renew expired benefits for the long-term... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:50:20 MDT Senators strike bipartisan jobless benefits deal Chalk up one partisan election-year battle that senators seem likely to resolve when they return from recess later this month... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 14:43:26 MDT Obama, Biden kick off St Patrick's Day early in DC Irish eyes were smiling on the White House a few days early this year. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 12:53:11 MDT Under pressure, Obama vows to examine deportations Republicans are warning that any steps President Barack Obama takes to bypass Congress to ease deportations of immigrants... Fri, 14 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Senate investigation of CIA dogged by controversy House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he is concerned over allegations of CIA snooping into computer files used by Senate... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:59:03 MDT US gas boom: A tool against Russian coercion The United States, with its abundant supplies of natural gas, would seem to have an easy answer to Europe's fears that a... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:35:30 MDT 4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the... Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:28:05 MST For Obama, a last stab at improving ties with Hill after dismal start to second term President Barack Obama's new legislative affairs team sent him more than a dozen recommendations in December for ways to... Sat, 08 Mar 2014 11:27:34 MST Michael Gerson: The GOP needs to capture the populist impulse Post-Obamacare liberalism is in a state of disrepair, having alienated growing numbers of political independents. But on the... Sun, 02 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MST Congress honors American Indian code talkers Congress is bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal, its highest civilian honor, on American Indians who used their native... Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:22:14 MST House GOP getting its say on cancellations First, President Barack Obama had his say on reversing millions of insurance cancellations issued under the health care... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:00:17 MST A look at the health overhaul proposals Health insurance companies canceled health policies for millions of Americans under President Barack Obama's overhaul law,... Fri, 15 Nov 2013 09:20:16 MST Speaker John Boehner: No formal talks on immigration bill Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive... Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:24:40 MST After Senate win, gay groups shift focus to Obama Moments after the Senate passed a historic measure to outlaw workplace discrimination against gays, activists turned their... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 06:49:24 MST Gay rights bill heads for first hurdle in Senate The Senate prepared to push major gay rights legislation past a first, big hurdle Monday as Democrats and a handful of... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:35:35 MST Michael Gerson: GOP should stop being so negative The American political class is facing a perfect storm of public contempt. Fri, 25 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT President Obama calls for immigration law by end of the year President Barack Obama called on Congress Thursday to finish work on an immigration overhaul by the end of the year, a lofty... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:32:01 MDT failures surface at Hill hearing The leading contractors on the Obama administration's troubled health insurance website told Congress Thursday that the... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT House Dems worried by health law rollout woes House Democrats are worried about persistent problems with the rollout of President Barack Obama's health care law —... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 11:01:12 MDT Obama appeals to allies to stick with health law The Obama administration is appealing to its allies in Congress, on Wall Street and across the country to stick with... Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:57:50 MDT Richard Davis: Today's Congress could learn lessons from Tom Foley Former House Speaker Tom Foley died last week. Here are some lessons today's politicians could learn from him. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Public tours of White House to resume Nov. 5 Public tours of the White House, canceled earlier this year because of budget cuts, are resuming next month on a limited basis. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:27:51 MDT What has changed after 16 days of shutdown? Sixteen days in October could change everything, or not much at all. Mon, 21 Oct 2013 07:19:03 MDT Government shutdown coverage benefits cable news networks The federal government shutdown damaged the reputations of Washington politicians but proved good business for the cable... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 13:19:16 MDT Fed-up voters meet the enemy and it is ... them? Hey, fed-up Americans, here's a scary thought after the dispiriting spectacle of the government shutdown: You're the ones who... Sat, 19 Oct 2013 09:58:21 MDT Obama lashes GOP; Hatch ponders Heritage's future The 16-day partial government shutdown was a Republican-provoked spectacle that "encouraged our enemies" around the world,... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:33:55 MDT Michael Gerson: House has no functional majority with which to govern It is now clear that there is no functional majority in the House of Representatives. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT