Post Politics: boehner


Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Pelosi, Boehner agree: Midterm politics will lead to a do-nothing Congress

Pelosi says the GOP wants to head home for the year, Boehner counters that Obama is refusing to work with Republicans

By Wesley Lowery  |  01:28 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Obama

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Congress approves increase in debt limit after dramatic vote

House-approved bill now goes to President Obama for his signature.

By Wesley Lowery  |  04:05 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, debt ceiling, debt limit, Eric Cantor, John Boehner

Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Boehner: 'Inconceivable' that Obama didn't know about IRS targeting

House Speaker John Boehner said in an interview Wednesday that it's "inconceivable" someone didn't inform President Obama about the IRS's targeting of conservative groups.

By Aaron Blake  |  07:57 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IRS, John Boehner

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Reid says it's the House sitting on 'posterior'

Sequester debate comes to this: an argument about who is sitting on their butts.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sequester; sequestration; boehner; congress; reid; mcconnell

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Boehner: Time for Senate to 'get off their --'

Boehner raises rhetorical heat, calls on Senate to "get off their ass" on sequester.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boehner, Congress, sequester, sequestration

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Boehner noncommittal on bipartisan blueprint for immigration reform

House speaker offers a measured response to a new bipartisan framework for changes to the nation's immigration laws.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boehner, immigration, rubio

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 01/01/2013

77 percent will pay more in 2013 under deal

Average American would pay $680 more in taxes under deal

By Michelle Gaps  |  01:56 PM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biden, Congress, Fiscal Cliff, john boehner, mcconnell, obama, senate

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 12/26/2012

GOP leaders demand Senate act first on fiscal cliff

Boehner, other GOP leaders demand that Senate take up House fiscal cliff bills

By Paul Kane  |  04:33 PM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boehner, Congress, Fiscal Cliff, fix, White House

Posted at 07:57 PM ET, 12/20/2012

House GOP holds emergency conference

House Republicans are now gathering in their Capitol basement conference room for an emergency meeting called by House Speaker John Boehner. The meeting may indicate that Boehner doesn't have enough votes to pass his "Plan B" fiscal cliff proposal.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:57 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boehner, fisacal cliff, Fiscal Cliff, Plan B