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Spare a little sympathy, if you can, for John A. Boehner of Ohio, speaker of the House of Representatives. On paper, he's the most powerful Republican in the land. In practice, he's caught between a cliff and a ceiling as the uneasy chairman of an...
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Spare a little sympathy, if you can, for John A. Boehner of Ohio, speaker of the House of Representatives. On paper, he’s the most powerful Republican in the land. In practice, he’s caught between a cliff and a ceiling as the uneasy...
WASHINGTON -- John A. Boehner will keep his job as House speaker for a second term, as Republicans rallied behind their leader despite speculation that hard-line conservatives would abandon him. With 426 votes cast in a roll call of the new 113th...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) - Past its own New Year's deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national "fiscal cliff" of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a struggle that...
In the weeks after President Jimmy Carter lost his reelection bid to Ronald Reagan, when I was a young reporter at the Washington Post, I was assigned to cover a luncheon on Capitol Hill honoring Patricia Derian, Carter’s assistant secretary of...
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WASHINGTON -- A sharply divided House Republican leadership struggled to reach agreement on a measure to avoid part of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” as key members said they could not support the compromise approved early Tuesday by the...
This post has been updated. See below for details.WASHINGTON — The House gave final approval Tuesday night to a bill to rescind tax increases for the vast majority of Americans, but only after a day of closed-door debate among Republicans, who were forced to allow a vote on a compromise many in...
CBS NewsDespite some tentative signs of progress on a deal to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff," House Speaker John Boehner continues to insist that Republicans and Democrats are as far apart as ever in the negotiating process -- and is sending out warning...
WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders kicked off Wednesday with a fierce critique of President Obama's handling of “fiscal cliff” negotiations, part of the political posturing on both sides that has characterized efforts to avoid across-the-board...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five weeks after President Barack Obama won re-election and gained more leverage to make GOP conservatives bend on taxes, the new balance of power is proving vexing for both sides. Republicans still aren't budging on Obama'...
Associated PressPast its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national ‘‘fiscal cliff’’ of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a...
WASHINGTON -- The end-of-term reviews of John Boehner's House speakership are in, and they aren't pretty. "The conduct of the Republican leadership was disgraceful, it was indefensible and it was immoral." "There was a betrayal." "Disappointing...
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