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  • Contender for House speaker blasts Obama’s foreign policy

    September 28, 2015 | 3:30 pm

    Republican U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy, the leading candidate to be the next House speaker, voiced sharp disagreement with President Barack Obama's foreign policy on Monday with calls for a tougher response to Islamic State and Russian aggression in Ukraine.

    McCarthy was...

  • Now Boehner can tell us what really happened with Netanyahu’s speech

    September 25, 2015 | 1:58 pm

    John Boehner, the Republican from Ohio who is the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, is quitting politics.

    According to reports, Boehner is sick of navigating two irreconcilable forces: the Obama White House and conservatives in his caucus.

    Now that he’s going, maybe...

  • Under pressure from the right, House Speaker Boehner quits

    September 25, 2015 | 8:41 am

    House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner will step down and leave Congress at the end of October after struggling with repeated rebellions by conservatives during a tumultuous five-year reign as the chamber's top Republican.

    The Ohio lawmaker, 65, stunned Republican House...

  • Pelosi’s delegation to Syria—who said what to whom?

    By Ron Kampeas

    April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Did Rep. Nancy Pelosi drop the ball in the Middle East? Was she fouled? Was there a ball at all?

    Pelosi, the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, earned White House vituperation -- unusual for its intensity in even these partisan times -- after delivering what she said was...