John Boehner http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ 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 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss House GOP to create new Benghazi investigation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653248/House-GOP-to-create-new-Benghazi-investigation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653248/House-GOP-to-create-new-Benghazi-investigation.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602704/A-House-select-committee-to-investigate-Benghazi-is-necessary.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602704/A-House-select-committee-to-investigate-Benghazi-is-necessary.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653188/GOPs-lead-on-Benghazi-is-a-former-federal-prosecutor.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653188/GOPs-lead-on-Benghazi-is-a-former-federal-prosecutor.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653182/House-GOP-Dems-dig-in-heels-on-Benghazi-probe.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653182/House-GOP-Dems-dig-in-heels-on-Benghazi-probe.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602666/Benghazi-heats-up-once-again.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602666/Benghazi-heats-up-once-again.html “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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653203/House-voting-to-hold-ex-IRS-official-Lois-Lerner-in-contempt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653203/House-voting-to-hold-ex-IRS-official-Lois-Lerner-in-contempt.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653146/Democrats-open-door-to-taking-part-in-Benghazi-probe-2-with-conditions.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653146/Democrats-open-door-to-taking-part-in-Benghazi-probe-2-with-conditions.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602491/Rep-Jason-Chaffetz-accuses-White-House-of-hiding-Benghazi-documents.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602491/Rep-Jason-Chaffetz-accuses-White-House-of-hiding-Benghazi-documents.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602389/Our-current-news-river-churns-a-steady-torrent-of-controversy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602389/Our-current-news-river-churns-a-steady-torrent-of-controversy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652736/Lawyer-for-ex-IRS-official-at-center-of-conservative-targeting-controversy-asks-to-address-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765652736/Lawyer-for-ex-IRS-official-at-center-of-conservative-targeting-controversy-asks-to-address-House.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601084/An-immigration-opportunity.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601084/An-immigration-opportunity.html 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' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651598/Dems-call-GOP-led-Benghazi-probe-witch-hunt.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651598/Dems-call-GOP-led-Benghazi-probe-witch-hunt.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651479/Unemployment-benefits-bill-headed-to-House.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651479/Unemployment-benefits-bill-headed-to-House.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600093/Underestimating-the-intelligence-of-the-American-public.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600093/Underestimating-the-intelligence-of-the-American-public.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651010/Obama-celebrates-71-million-health-care-sign-ups.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651010/Obama-celebrates-71-million-health-care-sign-ups.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650941/Congress-to-pass-bill-to-stop-cut-to-Medicare-docs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650941/Congress-to-pass-bill-to-stop-cut-to-Medicare-docs.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650642/Lawmakers-rush-to-pass-bill-to-aid-Ukraine.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650642/Lawmakers-rush-to-pass-bill-to-aid-Ukraine.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650571/House-Democrats-try-to-force-vote-on-immigration.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650571/House-Democrats-try-to-force-vote-on-immigration.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599208/On-Second-Thought.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865599208/On-Second-Thought.html A lighthearted look at news events of the day. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 MDT Writing a budget might divide House Republicans http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650365/Writing-a-budget-might-divide-House-Republicans.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650365/Writing-a-budget-might-divide-House-Republicans.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649733/Obamas-promise-to-review-deportations-has-risks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649733/Obamas-promise-to-review-deportations-has-risks.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649715/House-Speaker-John-Boehner-questions-Senate-unemployment-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649715/House-Speaker-John-Boehner-questions-Senate-unemployment-deal.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649690/Senators-strike-bipartisan-jobless-benefits-deal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649690/Senators-strike-bipartisan-jobless-benefits-deal.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649710/Obama-Biden-kick-off-St-Patricks-Day-early-in-DC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649710/Obama-Biden-kick-off-St-Patricks-Day-early-in-DC.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649726/Under-pressure-Obama-vows-to-examine-deportations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649726/Under-pressure-Obama-vows-to-examine-deportations.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649560/Senate-investigation-of-CIA-dogged-by-controversy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649560/Senate-investigation-of-CIA-dogged-by-controversy.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649574/US-gas-boom-A-tool-against-Russian-coercion.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649574/US-gas-boom-A-tool-against-Russian-coercion.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649279/4-nations-urge-US-gas-exports-amid-Ukraine-crisis.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649279/4-nations-urge-US-gas-exports-amid-Ukraine-crisis.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649271/For-Obama-a-last-stab-at-improving-ties-with-Hill-after-dismal-start-to-second-term.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649271/For-Obama-a-last-stab-at-improving-ties-with-Hill-after-dismal-start-to-second-term.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865597729/The-GOP-needs-to-capture-the-populist-impulse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865597729/The-GOP-needs-to-capture-the-populist-impulse.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641999/Congress-honors-American-Indian-code-talkers.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641999/Congress-honors-American-Indian-code-talkers.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641710/House-GOP-getting-its-say-on-cancellations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641710/House-GOP-getting-its-say-on-cancellations.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641728/A-look-at-the-health-overhaul-proposals.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641728/A-look-at-the-health-overhaul-proposals.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641607/Speaker-John-Boehner-No-formal-talks-on-immigration-bill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641607/Speaker-John-Boehner-No-formal-talks-on-immigration-bill.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641336/After-Senate-win-gay-groups-shift-focus-to-Obama.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641336/After-Senate-win-gay-groups-shift-focus-to-Obama.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641131/Gay-rights-bill-heads-for-first-hurdle-in-Senate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641131/Gay-rights-bill-heads-for-first-hurdle-in-Senate.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589061/GOP-should-stop-being-so-negative.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589061/GOP-should-stop-being-so-negative.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640587/President-Obama-calls-for-immigration-law-by-end-of-the-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640587/President-Obama-calls-for-immigration-law-by-end-of-the-year.html 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 Healthcare.gov failures surface at Hill hearing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640569/Healthcaregov-failures-surface-at-Hill-hearing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640569/Healthcaregov-failures-surface-at-Hill-hearing.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640531/House-Dems-worried-by-health-law-rollout-woes.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640531/House-Dems-worried-by-health-law-rollout-woes.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640511/Obama-appeals-to-allies-to-stick-with-health-law.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640511/Obama-appeals-to-allies-to-stick-with-health-law.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588870/Todays-Congress-could-learn-lessons-from-Tom-Foley.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588870/Todays-Congress-could-learn-lessons-from-Tom-Foley.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640383/Public-tours-of-White-House-to-resume-Nov-5.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640383/Public-tours-of-White-House-to-resume-Nov-5.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640364/What-has-changed-after-16-days-of-shutdown.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640364/What-has-changed-after-16-days-of-shutdown.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640264/Government-shutdown-coverage-benefits-cable-news-networks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640264/Government-shutdown-coverage-benefits-cable-news-networks.html 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? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640247/Fed-up-voters-meet-the-enemy-and-it-is--them.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640247/Fed-up-voters-meet-the-enemy-and-it-is--them.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640173/Obama-lashes-GOP-Hatch-ponders-Heritages-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640173/Obama-lashes-GOP-Hatch-ponders-Heritages-future.html 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 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588588/House-has-no-functional-majority-with-which-to-govern.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588588/House-has-no-functional-majority-with-which-to-govern.html It is now clear that there is no functional majority in the House of Representatives. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT