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Sep 27 2015
When asked if she'll miss resigning House Speaker John Boehner, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said it depends.
"It depends on what comes next," Pelosi told CNN's Jake Tapper in an interview set to air in full Sunday on "State of the Union."
Pelosi, who has been the top House Democrat opposite Boehner at the negotiating table since Boehner took the helm of the House GOPCNN (Online News)
Oct 24 2015
Departing House Speaker John Boehner doesn’t want to leave increasing the debt ceiling to Rep. Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican expected to win an election to succeed him this coming week.
But Mr. Boehner (R., Ohio) has little time and few options to dispatch one of the most politically repellent issues for Republicans. That is likely to leave him with no other choice than to bringWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 27 2015
House Speaker John Boehner, who announced of Friday he will be stepping down and resigning from Congress on October 30, said his more conservative opponents are not being realistic about how things are accomplished in Washington.
The tea party wing of the party has had its sights set on Boehner for quite some time, and he was only narrowly re-elected speaker in 2013. ConservativeNewsmax (News)
Oct 27 2015
Passage of a budget and debt ceiling package this week would give Ryan more room to operate than Boehner ever had.Politico
Mar 19 2015
Speaker John Boehner said Thursday he was “stunned” by Rep. Aaron Schock’s resignation, but he supports the Illinois Republican’s decision to leave Congress. “I expect — and the American people expect — members of Congress to be held to the highest ethical standard,” Boehner told reporters. “And I think Mr. Schock made a decision, frankly I support the decision he made.”Politico
Mar 27 2015
It wasn’t even a month ago some of John Boehner’s closest friends feared he was so weak that he might not last as speaker. Now, after big-ticket victories this week on the budget and entitlement reform, the Ohio Republican is about to depart Washington for the two-week Easter recess with the gavel planted firmly in hand. No one’s claiming Boehner suddenly has his fractious conference under hisPolitico
Mar 03 2015
Speaker John Boehner announced that the House will vote Tuesday on the Senate’s bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security, a move that could enrage some conservatives but end the impasse over the agency’s funding.Politico
Sep 24 2014
At the beginning of the 113th Congress, back in January 2013, Speaker John Boehner was in trouble Not a lot of trouble, mind you, but the burbling discontent among the most conservative members of his conference finally spilled over into an actual - if Terribly Organized - Insurrection Twelve Republicans Wound up voting Against Boehner's bid for Reelection to the MOST Powerful position in theWashington Post
Oct 21 2013
As anger toward the Republican Party grows, a majority of Americans say a GOP-controlled House is bad for the country and want Speaker John Boehner replaced according to a new poll out Monday.Politico