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Immigration Reform Gains Momentum, All Eyes on Boehner

Immigration Reform Gains Momentum, All Eyes on Boehner

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An immigration reform bill in the Senate now has crucial Republican support after senators struck a deal centered on border security last week.But whether the sweeping legislative package can pass t…

Boehner Says Jail Time Possible in IRS Scandal

Boehner Says Jail Time Possible in IRS Scandal

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner suggested on Wednesday that those who were responsible for the IRS targeting conservative groups should face jail time.“Now my question isn’t about who is going to re…

Boehner Uncommitted to Gun Votes in House

Boehner Uncommitted to Gun Votes in House

Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After the U.S. Senate voted down a slate of proposals to toughen the country’s gun laws Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner was non-committal Thursday on the prospect of considering similar measure…

Pelosi, Boehner Wrestle Over Shift in Gay Marriage Support

Pelosi, Boehner Wrestle Over Shift in Gay Marriage Support

Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg(WASHINGTON) — With the Supreme Court set to hear arguments on same-sex marriage next week, two more prominent lawmakers took time to express their unwavering views on the issue.When asked about his defense of the De…

Senate Aims to Pass Six-Month Stopgap Bill to Fund Government

Senate Aims to Pass Six-Month Stopgap Bill to Fund Government

Comstock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — This week, the Senate will attempt to stave off a government shutdown by working to pass a continuing resolution in order to keep the government funded.The continuing resolution, known in Washington shorthand as the C…

Politicians Prepare for Long Haul After Automatic Spending Cuts

Politicians Prepare for Long Haul After Automatic Spending Cuts

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House and congressional leaders are giving no indication that the $85 billion in mandatory across-the-board federal spending cuts known as the sequester will be lifted any time soon.Two days have pass…

Political Leaders No Closer to Sequester Solution

Political Leaders No Closer to Sequester Solution

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Fresh off a golf trip in Florida, President Obama seized the pulpit Tuesday to shame Congress into action, hoping to avert the looming sequester spending cuts poised to take effect at the end of the month.“They haven&rsquo…

Boehner Challenges Senate to Enact Obama’s State of the Union Agenda

Boehner Challenges Senate to Enact Obama’s State of the Union Agenda

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) ) — While the majority of congressional Republicans oppose most of the policies President Obama outlined during his State of the Union address Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner deflected attention away from Republica…

Fiscal Cliff Talks Gridlocked, President and Congress Walk Away

Fiscal Cliff Talks Gridlocked, President and Congress Walk Away

Edward Linsmier/Getty Image(WASHINGTON) — The first family arrived in the president’s idyllic home state of Hawaii this weekend to celebrate the holidays, but President Obama, who along with Michelle will pay tribute Sunday to the late Sen. Daniel Ino…

Boehner’s GOP Problems Complicate Deficit Negotiations

Boehner’s GOP Problems Complicate Deficit Negotiations

TOBY JORRIN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner is about to begin another attempt at a grand bargain deficit reduction deal with President Obama, a high wire act in which he will be buffeted by demands from the White House, as we…

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