Speaker John Boehner

U.S. House Approves Bill to End N.S.A.’s Bulk Phone Data Collection
May 14th, 2015

The House of Representatives voted to pass the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday.

‘What Default?’ Republicans Downplay Impact of U.S. Debt Limit
October 7th, 2013

Experts agree that failing to raise the nation’s debt ceiling by Oct. 17, would gravely wound the economy, and perhaps even throw it back into recession. However, Republicans don’t think so.

John Boehner Says U.S. on Path to Default if Obama Won’t Negotiate
October 6th, 2013

John Boehner announced on Sunday that he will not raise the debt ceiling without a “serious conversation” with President Obama.

House Passes Spending Bill to Defund Obamacare
September 20th, 2013

Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a bill to gut President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, while temporarily funding other government programs, ignoring a warning from the White House that the measure would be vetoed.

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Talks Will Likely Target Medicare, Social Security, Programs for the Poor
November 12th, 2012

U.S.lawmakers will get round the table on Friday in order to tackle the ‘fiscal cliff.’