John Boehner John Boehner en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:52:44 MST Newspapers Obama: Counterterrorism operations in Yemen not affected by country's instability President Barack Obama defended his counterterrorism strategy in tumultuous Yemen Sunday, as influential lawmakers from both... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:44:29 MST VP Joe Biden: More access to higher ed needed in new US economy Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pushed the president's proposal to make two years of community college free, saying the... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:20:37 MST Obama to pass on meeting Israel's Netanyahu during Washington visit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the... Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:53:10 MST 6 important takeaways for families in last night's State of the Union Address Middle-class families were front-and-center during last night's State of the Union Address. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:00:00 MST Iowa Sen. Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns The new Republican Congress understands Americans' suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:52:14 MST Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class President Barack Obama declared Tuesday night that the "shadow of crisis" has passed America and urged Congress to build on... Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:40:00 MST 5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay? President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a "Year of Action," and he can claim credit for... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 12:31:39 MST GOP divided over using budget process on health care law Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health... Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:50:21 MST Republicans try to chart path on immigration moves Not exactly brimming with confidence, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's going to try to push a House-passed bill to... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:44:15 MST Parents of terror defendant say they saw a change in him Christopher Lee Cornell showed little direction in his life, spending hours playing video games in his bedroom in his... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:08:33 MST Ohio man accused of plotting to attack US Capitol, arrested A man who plotted to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill government officials inside it and spoke of his desire to support the... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:46:03 MST Despite low gas prices, gas tax hike appears unlikely The new Republican-controlled Congress is facing an old problem: where to find the money for highway and transit programs. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:40:41 MST Americans gearing up for a more contentious Congress The recent Republican sweep in Congress didn't calm fears of gridlock in Washington; it made them worse. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:17:48 MST Business group: Cuba deal opens prospects for US companies The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday that U.S. efforts to restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 15:05:49 MST Ohio bartender accused of threatening to kill John Boehner House Speaker John Boehner returned to the Capitol on Wednesday without commenting to reporters after disclosures that a... Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:09:44 MST Republicans press attacks on Obama agenda Defiant congressional Republicans attacked President Barack Obama's agenda from all sides Tuesday, ignoring his veto threats... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:39:28 MST Lawmaker apologizes for tweet comparing Obama to Hitler Republican Rep. Randy Weber has apologized for a tweet that compared President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler to make a point... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:39:10 MST Obama sits down with leaders of new GOP-run Congress President Barack Obama, huddling with House and Senate leaders for the first time this year, urged lawmakers Tuesday to stake... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:38:37 MST Robert Bennett: Republicans are on party probation If Republican Congress members are seen as grownups in the next two years and pass meaningful bills, their brand will help... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:12:23 MST Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Will this Congress be productive or dysfunctional? Well, Congress is back in action, so keep a firm grip on your wallets. With Utah members in key leadership positions, will... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST Republicans, court ship oil pipeline decision back to Obama Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone XL oil pipeline project right back to a... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 13:46:00 MST Boehner's embrace of GOP rebels nudges House caucus to right Die-hard House conservatives bungled a coup against House Speaker John Boehner but now look like winners, pushing Republicans... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:38:09 MST Letter: Abandoned principles Sat, 10 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST House GOP takes broad aim at Obama immigration policies House Republicans plan to take broad aim at President Barack Obama's immigration policies next week, including votes to... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:09:25 MST 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... Fri, 09 Jan 2015 00:00:00 MST 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... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 13:06:57 MST 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... Wed, 07 Jan 2015 08:38:16 MST 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,... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:35:17 MST 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... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 16:26:52 MST 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... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:03:50 MST New Congress getting sworn in with GOP in charge Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw... Tue, 06 Jan 2015 08:41:10 MST John Boehner in line for 3rd term as speaker; GOP readies agenda House Speaker John Boehner's prospects for a new term appeared secure Monday despite grumblings from tea party-aligned... Mon, 05 Jan 2015 17:20:07 MST Obama looks past GOP in promoting his 2015 agenda It's time to get back to work for President Barack Obama after his Hawaiian vacation. And with his return to the White House,... Sat, 03 Jan 2015 11:42:52 MST Chaffetz and Bishop among new GOP faces at the helms of House committees Republicans remain in charge of the House, but it won't be the same Republicans leading many committees. Sat, 03 Jan 2015 10:32:53 MST GOP focus for Congress: Cut deficit, don't stumble In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront President Barack Obama, GOP leaders will focus on bolstering the... Sat, 03 Jan 2015 10:30:13 MST Mia Love has little to say about House leader who spoke to white supremacist group in 2002 Utah Rep.-elect Mia Love, the first black Republican woman elected to Congress, had little to say Tuesday about House... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 17:50:00 MST AP sources: NYC congressman to plead guilty U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge Tuesday, people familiar with the plea... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:40:49 MST Robert Bennett: Lesson for Cruz — Politics are a team sport The lame duck experience of Sen. Ted Cruz derailed early efforts of incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Congress finishes up, its members still grumbling The 113th Congress began its turbulent life two years ago battling over whether to help Superstorm Sandy victims. They did,... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:58:37 MST Obama signs massive defense spending bill President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a massive defense policy bill that endorses his plan to fight Islamic State... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:16:54 MST Obama declares 2014 'a breakthrough year for America' President Barack Obama said Friday that 2014 has been "a breakthrough year for America," putting aside the fits and starts of... Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:27:47 MST 113th Congress ends with more fights than feats The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:06:11 MST