Topic: John Boehner
In a recent interview, new Speaker of the House John Boehner challenged President Obama to a round of golf – and offered the president a handicap.
01/31/2011 01:04 pm
On Egypt, the Obama administration faces its most challenging foreign policy test. But in blitzing the Sunday news programs, Secretary of State Clinton hedges on the future of Hosni Mubarak.
01/30/2011 12:49 pm
Medicare could be replaced with a fixed payment to buy private insurance, according to one Republican proposal.
01/28/2011 03:20 pm
State of the Union transcript 2011: President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday night. Here is the full text of the speech.
01/26/2011 01:40 pm
How furiously to cut government spending is likely to be a major point of departure between Obama, who gives the State of the Union address on Tuesday, and congressional Republicans.
01/22/2011 01:40 pm
Gas prices are 14 percent higher than a year ago, though US demand has risen only 0.7 percent. So what – or who – is driving up prices? The Heritage Foundation points a finger at Obama's environmental policies.
01/21/2011 07:14 pm
After fulfilling a campaign pledge to vote to repeal last year's health-care reform law, House Republicans are setting a blistering pace to move new legislation to cut the size and scope of government, including bills that have stoked partisan fires in the past. Here are four key measures to watch.
01/21/2011 04:50 pm
Obama lists three key ingredients to improve America competitiveness: better schools, innovation, and infrastructure. Republicans cite the same list. Can they cook up something together?
01/21/2011 03:14 pm
China's President Hu met with US congressional leaders Thursday, amid reports that his country's economy may be overheating, driving up inflation. Is export-dependency the root of the problem?
01/20/2011 03:52 pm
In the wake of the Tucson shootings, Congress was, briefly, awash in talk of the need for a more civil, less caustic tone in politics. This week’s vote to repeal health-care reform, President Obama’s signature domestic achievement, provided a formidable test – and produced mixed results. Here are five ways to break it down.
01/20/2011 01:51 pm