Politics April 28, 2016: Former Speaker John Boehner describes Ted Cruz as Lucifer in the flesh

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Former Speaker John Boehner describes Ted Cruz as Lucifer in the flesh

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April 28, 2016 12:30 PM MST

 Former Speaker John Boehner does not believe Texas Senator Ted Cruz should be the GOP's nominee calling him Lucifer and a son of a bitch at a town hall at Stanford University, April 27, 2016
Former Speaker John Boehner does not believe Texas Senator Ted Cruz should be the GOP’s nominee calling him Lucifer and a son of a bitch at a town hall at Stanford University, April 27, 2016
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Politics October 30, 2015: Senate passes budget deal in night session, sends it to Obama to sign

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Senate passes budget deal in night session, sends it to Obama to sign

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 30, 2015, 8:19 AM MST

The Senate passed the two-year budget and debt ceiling bill, but more than half of the Republicans voted against it, the bill needs to be signed by President Barack Obama before Nov. 3, when the country reaches its borrowing limit, Oct. 30, 2015
The Senate passed the two-year budget and debt ceiling bill, but more than half of the Republicans voted against it, the bill needs to be signed by President Barack Obama on Nov. 3, when the country reaches its borrowing limit, Oct. 30, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: Paul Ryan elected 54th Speaker of the House calls for unity in first address

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Paul Ryan elected 54th Speaker of the House calls for unity in first address

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Examiner.com, October 29, 2015, 7:39 PM MST

Paul Ryan delivers his first speech as Speaker of the House of Representatives where he called for unity, Oct. 29, 2015

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Paul Ryan delivers his first speech as Speaker of the House of Representatives where he called for unity, Oct. 29, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: John Boehner bids farewell to House of Representatives with no regrets

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John Boehner bids farewell to House of Representatives with no regrets

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 29, 2015, 2:51 PM MST

Outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner delivers his farewell address; Boehner is retiring after 25 years in Congress and five years as Speaker of the House, Oct. 29, 2015

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Outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner delivers his farewell address; Boehner is retiring after 25 years in Congress and five years as Speaker of the House, Oct. 29, 2015
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Politics October 29, 2015: House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

House passes budget and debt ceiling deal with a 266 to 167 vote

October 29, 2015

Politics October 27, 2015: GOP Congress, Obama reach two-year budget and debt ceiling deal averting crisis

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GOP Congress, Obama reach two-year budget and debt ceiling deal averting crisis

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Examiner.com, October 27, 2015, 9:19 AM MST

 

In his last act as Speaker of the House John Boehner crafted and negotiated a bipartisan deal that would include a two-year budget and raising the debt ceiling through 2017, Oct. 26, 2015
In his last act as Speaker of the House, John Boehner crafted and negotiated a bipartisan deal that would include a two-year budget and raising the debt ceiling through 2017, Oct. 26, 2015
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Politics October 21, 2015: Paul Ryan to run for Speaker of the House if all GOP caucuses endorse bid

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Paul Ryan to run for Speaker of the House if all GOP caucuses endorse bid

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Examiner.com, October 21, 2015, 7:33 AM MST

House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan has finally succumbed to the pressure and will run for Speaker of the House, but the conference has to agree to certain conditions before he makes it official, Oct. 20, 2015
House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan has finally succumbed to the pressure and will run for Speaker of the House, but the conference has to agree to certain conditions before he makes it official, Oct. 20, 2015
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Politics October 8, 2015: Kevin McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, will Boehner remain speaker?

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Kevin McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, will Boehner remain speaker?

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Examiner.com, October 8, 2015, 6:43 PM MST

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy shocked the Congressional Republicans by announcing that he was dropping out of the race to succeed Speaker John Boehner, Oct. 8, 2015
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy shocked the Congressional Republicans by announcing that he was dropping out of the race to succeed Speaker John Boehner, Oct. 8, 2015
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Politics September 30, 2015: Government shutdown averted, Congress passes stopgap spending bill

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Government shutdown averted, Congress passes stopgap spending bill 

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Examiner.com, September 30, 2015, 6:45 PM MST

Down to the wire, Congress passed a continuing resolution funding the government until December, now the real battle begins to secure a budget before then, Sept. 30, 2015
Down to the wire, Congress passed a continuing resolution funding the government until December, now the real battle begins to secure a budget before then, Sept. 30, 2015
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Politics May 15, 2015: House passes Defense spending bill Obama plans veto possible government shutdown

House passes Defense spending bill Obama plans veto possible government shutdown

May 15, 2015
The House of Representatives passed their first appropriations bill for the 2016 fiscal year budget. The House passed their $612 billion defense-spending bill, the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016 on Friday, May 15, 2015 with a vote…

Politics April 30, 2015: House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

April 30, 2015

The House of Representatives has passed the first Republican joint Congressional budget in a decade on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The budget passed with a vote of 226-197 mostly along party lines, but with 14 Republicans voting with the…

Politics April 30, 2015: House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

House passes joint GOP Congressional budget first since Bush era

April 30, 2015

The House of Representatives has passed the first Republican joint Congressional budget in a decade on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The budget passed with a vote of 226-197 mostly along party lines, but with 14 Republicans voting with the…

Politics April 1, 2015: Netanyahu, Boehner meet in Jerusalem discuss US-Israel strong bond, Iran threat

Netanyahu, Boehner meet in Jerusalem discuss US-Israel strong bond, Iran threat

April 1, 2015

President Barack Obama might not acknowledge Israel and the United States’ “strong bond,” Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner, R-OH has no problem expressing and did so in his amicable meeting and statement on…

Politics March 29, 2015: Boehner, McConnell backing up Israel PM Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal sanctions

Boehner, McConnell backing up Israel PM Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal sanctions

March 29, 2015

Details are emerging about the Iran nuclear weapons deal that is in its final stages of negotiations for the framework deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is speaking out against the deal, that is even “worse” than he…

Politics March 29, 2015: Boehner bashes Obama’s ‘reprehensible animosity’ towards Israel, Netanyahu

Boehner bashes Obama’s ‘reprehensible animosity’ towards Israel, Netanyahu

March 29, 2015

With the Congressional recess in the full swing, delegations from the House of Representatives and the Senate are heading over to Israel to meet with newly reelected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH appeared…

Politics March 24, 2015: Israel denies US claims of spying on Iran nuclear talks

Israel denies US claims of spying on Iran nuclear talks

March 24, 2015

Senior US official are accusing Israel of spying on the US and P5+1 Iran nuclear weapons talks according to a report from the Wall Street Journal on Monday, March 23, 2015. The allegation accuses Israel of gathering the information…

Politics March 18, 2015: Obama’s sore loser reaction to Netanyahu’s win no congratulations only threats

Obama’s sore loser reaction to Netanyahu’s win no congratulations only threats

March 18, 2015

President Barack Obama and his administration are acting like sore losers on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu solidified a major victory in Israel’s elections on Tuesday, March 17. Netanyahu’…

Politics March 9, 2015: Conservatives planning coup to oust Boehner as Democrats promise to protect him

Conservatives planning coup to oust Boehner as Democrats promise to protect him

March 9, 2015

Tea Party Conservative Republican Representatives are angry at Speaker of the House John Boehner, (R-OH) and are looking to oust him from his post. A report published by Politico on March 3, 2015 revealed that Boehner worked with House…

Politics March 4, 2015: Boehner defies Republicans House passes clean DHS funding bill

Boehner defies Republicans House passes clean DHS funding bill

March 4, 2015
Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner, R-OH defied the majority of his Republican caucus and put the Senate’s “clean” $40 billion Department of Homeland Security funding bill to a vote on Tuesday afternoon…

Politics March 3, 2015: Netanyahu’s success Congress address argues against bad Iran deal, Obama scoffs

Netanyahu’s success Congress address argues against bad Iran deal, Obama scoffs

March 3, 2015
According to the audience in the House of Representatives’ chamber on the Capital, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s third Address to a Joint Session of Congress was a roaring success bound to put pressure on President Barack…

Politics March 1, 2015: Netanyahu’s address to Congress on Iran political football in the partisan war

Netanyahu’s address to Congress on Iran political football in the partisan war March 1, 2015

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on his trip to the United States on Sunday, March 1, 2015, Secretary of State John Kerry and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-OH argued about Netanyahu’s upcoming Joint…

Politics February 28, 2015: Congress passes one week DHS funding but talk of coup to oust Boehner as speaker

Congress passes one week DHS funding but talk of coup to oust Boehner as speaker February 28, 2015

Congress may have come at the 11th hour with a one-week funding continuing resolution stopgap spending bill for Department of Homeland Security (DHS) before the midnight deadline on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, but it may have caused lasting damage…

Politics February 27, 2015: Senate passes clean DHS bill House bill faces problems DHS shutdown possible

Senate passes clean DHS bill House bill faces problems DHS shutdown possible February 27, 2015

The Senate has done their end to ensure that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not shutdown at midnight, Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. Friday morning the Senate passed two bills, one clean $40 billion DHS funding bill that passed…

Politics February 27, 2015: Senate to vote on clean DHS bill House opts for stopgap bill to avert shutdown

Senate to vote on clean DHS bill House opts for stopgap bill to avert shutdown February 27, 2015

Republicans in the Senate and House still cannot agree on the best bill to avert a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shutdown. The only thing they agree upon is they will pass bills preventing its shutdown on Friday, Feb. 27…

Politics February 25, 2015: Senate advances DHS funding bill unclear if House will follow as Boehner balks

Senate advances DHS funding bill unclear if House will follow as Boehner balks February 25, 2015

Senate Republicans and Democrats have resolved their differences regarding the $40 billion bill funding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, 2015 they overwhelmingly voted 98 to 2 in favor of advancing the bill to…