Topic: John Boehner
Will Republicans take control of the House and Senate? All 435 House seats are up for election every two years. A majority in the House is 218 seats. Republicans need a net gain of 39 seats in the Nov. 2 midterm election to get there. Polls now show the Democrats are in trouble. Why?
09/08/2010 12:42 pm
Obama mulls new tax relief and help for 'under water' mortgages to lift economy. Republicans and business groups say if jobs are the goal, tax relief should include highest-earning Americans.
09/04/2010 12:52 pm
Both critics and supporters say Obama doesn't appear to voters to be paying enough heed to jobs and the unemployment rate. Some see the problem as his focus, others as his message.
09/03/2010 02:35 pm
Stimulus programs only worked as long as the money poured in. When the tide of cash rolled back out, the sand castles had melted away.
08/31/2010 11:04 am
John Boehner accused tea party anarchists of promoting violence. But the truth is that anarchists promote peaceful choices, individual freedom, and opposition to institutionalized aggression.
08/30/2010 12:55 pm
House GOP leader John Boehner is capitalizing on public's distrust of government by blaming the bad economy on fat-cat government bureaucrats. That's easier than acknowledging the real cause: poor consumer spending due to overwhelming consumer debt.
08/27/2010 03:17 pm
Mark Zandi of Moody’s Analytics and Economy.com says House Republican leader John Boehner is 'just wrong' when he says Obama administration efforts to stimulate the economy have 'gotten us nowhere.'
08/25/2010 12:42 pm
John Boehner, House Republican leader, hadn't even delivered his speech on the economy Tuesday morning before Democrats had attacked with a 'prebuttal' – responding to a news event before it happens.
08/24/2010 01:57 pm
John Boehner on Tuesday called for the resignation of President Barack Obama's embattled economic team, including Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and White House economic adviser Larry Summers.
08/24/2010 12:54 pm
Leaving the political controversy aside, the proposed Islamic community center would fit very well into – and improve – the urban landscape around ground zero. The same can’t be said for the sleazy shops nearby.
08/24/2010 11:39 am