Speaker John Boehner
Dec 3, 2013 — In terms of enacting laws, the current Congress is on course to be the least productive in modern times. Some House members think the lack of legislative activity is a positive development.
Oct 30, 2013 — A dysfunctional website is one thing. But Democrats must now also deal with how they defend President Obama's oft-repeated talking point about keeping existing coverage.
Oct 16, 2013 — The two Democrats played the routine where one officer offers the suspect a cup of coffee and the other smacks it from the suspect's lips. Reid, of course, is the smacker.
Oct 15, 2013 — Day 15 of the government shutdown had a promising beginning, marked by a bipartisan proposal from Senate leaders to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling. But those hopes were quickly dashed.
Oct 10, 2013 — On Day 10 of the government shutdown, Speaker John Boehner proposed a six-week debt ceiling extension hours before a group of House GOP leaders were to sit down with the president at the White House. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid rejected the notion out of hand.
Oct 7, 2013 — Speaker Boehner insists there aren't enough House votes to pass a spending bill that has no strings attached... A GOP congressman likened the Republican situation to how the Confederate Army stumbled into the Battle of Gettysburg... Which Boehner will we see this week?
Oct 4, 2013 — The day centered on a quote attributed to an unnamed source. But one thing President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner could agree on: Nobody's winning in Washington.
Oct 3, 2013 — The GOP-led House passed a bill to temporarily fund the National Guard and Reserve, one of the series of smaller spending bills they've used to try to shift blame for the shutdown to Democrats. The Senate, controlled by Democrats, rebuffed it.
Oct 2, 2013 — The second day of the government shutdown found President Obama in talks with congressional leaders at the White House. Elsewhere, conservative activists were busy targeting House Republicans who appeared ready to break ranks.
Oct 1, 2013 — Day 1 of the federal government shutdown, 2013 edition, was business as usual, at least when it came to each side trying to win the public relations fight.