Topic: John Boehner
As debt talks shift to Obama, GOP Speaker John Boehner, and Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid, taxes remain the logjam. No one wants to be seen as giving ground on that issue too quickly.
06/27/2011 08:16 pm
Saturday's radio addresses by President Obama and a Republican lawmaker preview the challenge the White House faces next week in restarting stalled talks over raising the debt ceiling and averting a government shutdown.
06/25/2011 12:34 pm
In a confusing pair of votes, US House said Friday it won't stop paying for the US intervention in Libya, but it won’t vote to support it, either.
06/24/2011 05:22 pm
On Monday, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will hold meetings with Sens. Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell to discuss the status of the debt talks.
06/24/2011 03:47 pm
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner tried to have deputies hash out a grand compromise on deficit reduction and the debt limit. Now, they'll have to step in.
06/23/2011 08:22 pm
The administration's decision to release 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is pure politics, say some. The White House says it's trying to offset a drop in Libyan light sweet crude – needed for gasoline – at the height of the summer driving season.
06/23/2011 06:14 pm
Congress raised few objections to presidential use of force in Afghanistan and Iraq, but the way President Obama has carried out the Libya mission has rankled both Democrats and Republicans.
06/22/2011 10:19 pm
While elements of the House fume about how President Obama has handled the Libya mission, the Senate is taking a longer view, which could help Obama.
06/21/2011 09:57 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 06/19
No word on what the president and the House speaker talked about during their golf summit Saturday. But Obama and Boehner shared a cart. And they outshot Team Biden-Kasich.
06/18/2011 06:49 pm