2chambers: John Boehner


Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 12/19/2012

As 'Plan B' vote nears, John Boehner seen whipping votes on House floor

2CHAMBERS | The House speaker was seen glad-handing colleagues on the House floor.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:35 PM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Cathy McMorris Rodgers: 'We have to be careful' about new gun laws

Most senior Republican woman in Congress noncommittal on review of nation's gun laws.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  04:56 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012

Awaiting a 'fiscal cliff' deal, lawmakers pass other legislation

Lawmakers are biding their time by passing modest bills long languishing on the House and Senate dockets.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:27 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Watchdogs warn House ethics process is at risk

Government watchdogs are warning that the independent office responsible for overseeing ethics investigations of House lawmakers could become a toothless entity.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 12/05/2012

House Democrats tout diversity in the ranks

Unlike the GOP, Democrats note that members who are White, Black, old, young, urban and rural earned top spots on House committees.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  02:35 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Cantor: House won't adjourn until fiscal cliff' deal reached

The move means the holidays could be short -- or canceled -- for lawmakers.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 11/30/2012

House Republicans will have one woman committee chair

Only one woman will chair a House committee, but GOP counts a few women in other leadership positions.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:27 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 11/21/2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns: Read his resignation letter

Read the congressman's resignation letter, in which he thanks his constituents for 17 years of service.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:01 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 11/14/2012

House Republicans reelect John Boehner, elevate Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Party settles a contest for its fourth-ranking leader.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  04:29 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 11/08/2012

John Boehner: Raising tax rates is unacceptable

House Speaker stands firm on GOP's opposition to raising tax rates on upper-income Americans, despite widespread support for doing so.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  05:22 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012

On final campaign weekend, John Boehner is home

Boehner feels so confident about GOP holding the House that he's spending the final campaign weekend driving across Ohio.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  05:00 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 10/27/2012

House elections spell a Republican story and victory

Many in Washington now agree: Democrats hold almost no chance of winning back the House.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:30 PM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Capitol Assets: A close-up look at congressional wealth

Latest installment of The Post's Capitol Assets project finds most lawmakers weathered the Great Recession quite well.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Obama, Boehner meet for first time in seven months

The president and House speaker met face-to-face along with other congressional leaders to see what pieces of economic legislation might have a chance at passage.

By Paul Kane and David Nakamura  |  04:51 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 02/02/2012

Boehner-Cantor staff rumbles ‘to be expected,’ speaker says

Reports of a rivalry between the top two House Republicans have been greatly exaggerated.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:49 AM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)