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John Boehner

John Andrew Boehner is the 61st and current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party, he is the U.S. Representative from, serving since 1991. The district includes several rural and suburban areas near Cincinnati and Dayton, and a small portion of Dayton itself.
Boehner previously served as the House Minority Leader from 2007 until 2011, and House Majority Leader from 2006 until 2007. As Speaker, Boehner is second in line to the presidency of the United States following the Vice President. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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163 Dems Sign Letter to John Boehner Demanding Gun Control
2014-06-27
Nearly the entire House Democratic caucus has signed onto a letter demanding that Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) move to pass gun control legislation. Supporters of a new gun rights bill hold signs prior to a hearing on gun rights laws at the Statehouse ...
(TheBlaze.com)
  1. House Democrats clamoring for a fresh vote on gun control measures

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John Boehner Is Not the First GOP House Leader to Experience Dissention ...
2014-02-24
John Boehner is experiencing a difficult tenure as U.S. house speaker. Boehner was re-elected to the post by his Republican colleagues with just 220 votes in 2013, just six more votes than the 214 necessary to be re-elected. Twelve members of Boehner's ...
(Huffington Post)
  1. Running for Senate … and Away From Boehner
  2. Parker: Things changed for Dems when 'magic ring' was lost
  3. Thomasson: Expecting less out of Congress

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John Boehner Comes Alive and Calls Tea Party Racist Rep. Steve King an ...
2014-01-18
According to Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro's diary of his first year in Congress, Speaker of the House John Boehner not only disagreed with racist Rep. Steve King's comments about Hispanics, he called him a 'asshole.' Rep. Castro published the diary ...
(PoliticusUSA)
  1. Joaquin Castro: John Boehner called Steve King 'a—hole'
  2. Guess Which Republican Lawmaker John Boehner Reportedly Called an 'A**hole'
  3. Even John Boehner thinks Iowa's Steve King is an 'a**hole'

2013
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Poll: John Boehner Given Negative Approval Rating By Most Ohio Voters
2013-08-23
This video image provided by House Television shows Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, on the floor of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.
(Huffington Post)
  1. Poll: Boehner Deeply Unpopular in Home State
  2. Ohioans hate Boehner more than this guy
  3. Republicans eye scary consolation prize

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Don't count out John Boehner
2013-07-26
Here's what you need to know about the budget and debt limit showdown that may or may not shut down (or even default) the government this fall. For all the talk about how John Boehner is losing control over his caucus, he has been here before. And so ...
(Washington Post (blog))
  1. Boehner Slams White House Over Shutdown Threat, Sequester
  2. Tricky obstacles ahead to averting shutdown
  3. John King: Obama trying to get upper hand in looming showdown

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Bill Clinton Photobomb Goes Viral, Michelle Obama Rolls Eyes at John Boehner ...
2013-01-22
Michelle Obama also made headlines yesterday after she was seen on video rolling her eyes during a discussion between her husband the House Speaker John Boehner. There was no audio with the clip, but her body language says plenty after the clip went ...
(Christian Post)
  1. Bill Clinton photobombs Kelly Clarkson, steals the social media spotlight from ...

2012
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Airstrikes in Syria (5)
2012-03-06
Boehner Defies McCain On Syria Airstrikes (The Business Insider)
Boehner Rejects McCain's Call for Airstrikes in Syria (YAHOO!)
Boehner at Odds with McCain Over Airstrikes in Syria (My Fox Boston)
Excerpt: Rick Santorum said he would "consider it." But not every Republican is on board. According to Politico, House Majority Leader John Boehner doesn't want a new war in the Middle East. he called the situation complicated. “I think until there’s clear... (Read article)

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Syria (4)
2012-03-06
Boehner Defies McCain On Syria Airstrikes (The Business Insider)
Senators cautioned on military action against Syria (Detroit Free Press)
Boehner Rejects McCain's Call for Airstrikes in Syria (YAHOO!)
Excerpt: Rick Santorum said he would "consider it." But not every Republican is on board. According to Politico, House Majority Leader John Boehner doesn't want a new war in the Middle East. he called the situation complicated. “I think until there’s clear... (Read article)

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Obama to Boehner (10)
2012-01-22
Obama Urges Boehner to Hold Vote on Senate Payroll Tax Bill (myfoxny.com)
Obama calls Boehner and Reid on tax cut (United Press International)
Obama Dials Up Boehner, Calls for Payroll Tax Cut Deal (International Business Times)
Excerpt: House Speaker John Boehner publicly gave little ground to the president or to growing pressure from fellow Republicans, many of whom see the standoff as damaging to their party. In a 10-minute phone call with the Ohio Republican, Obama urged the... (Read article)

2011
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Boehner Committed to Supercommittee (5)
2011-10-27
Boehner committed to 'supercommittee' success (AP - msnbc.com, Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Finance)
Boehner committed to ‘supercommittee’ (Times-Argus)
John Boehner committed to ‘supercommittee’ success (Boston Herald)
Excerpt: House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that it's going to be very difficult for a deficit "supercommittee" to achieve success but that he's continuing to push the bipartisan panel to meet its goal. "It's my commitment to try to get to an outcome... (Read article)

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Speech (4)
2011-10-25
In speech, John Boehner warns of 'Soviet-style' Russia (Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Times)
Who is Muammar Al-Qadhafi: Read his Speech to the UN General Assembly (Center for Research on Globalization)
In speech, Boehner warns of 'Soviet-style' Russia (Sacramento Bee)
Excerpt: House Speaker John Boehner urged the Obama administration to retool its policy with Russia, warning that the country is sliding back to its Soviet ways and will soon be led by a man who “harbors intense Soviet nostalgia.” “The American people deserve... (Read article)

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Congress could Cut Libya Funds (3)
2011-06-16
Boehner says U.S. Congress could cut Libya funds (The Star)
Boehner: Congress has power to cut Libya funds (22 WSBT South Bend)
Boehner says Congress could cut Libya funds (Reuters via Yahoo! Canada News)
Excerpt: House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday that Congress could cut funding for U.S. military involvement in Libya, ratcheting up tension between lawmakers and the White House over the NATO-led air... (Read article)