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Boehner: Congress will 'look at' DC pot bill

House Speaker John Boehner says he's sure Congress will look at a law passed by the D.C. Council that decriminalizes possession of less than one ounce of marijuana in the nation's capital.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 03:38pm EST

Tags: marijuana, decriminalizing marijuana, D.C. Council, Congress

Boehner's jam: Caucus loves but won't follow him

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 09:50pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown,

Shutdown deal in sight? Reid, McConnell optimistic

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week partial government shutdown as President Barack Obama called congressional leaders to the White House to press for an end to the impasse.

Tuesday - 10/15/2013, 03:42am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Harry Reid, Barack Obama, mitch mcconnell,

Congress lumbers while threatened default looms

Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer and a partial government shutdown neared the end of its second week.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 04:25pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, mitch mcconnell,

Senate plan to end shutdown emerges

House Speaker John Boehner is telling fellow Republicans that talks with President Barack Obama over ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a federal default have stalled.

Saturday - 10/12/2013, 02:35pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, President Obama, obama, House, house of representatives, Senate

Nude AIDS activists arrested in Boehner's office

Three women AIDS activists saying they wanted to highlight the "naked truth" about potential spending cuts in HIV programs have been arrested after taking their clothes off in the lobby of House Speaker John Boehner's office.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 02:52pm EST

Tags: AIDS activists,

Woodward on fiscal cliff: 'No one is fearful enough'

"The financial house of the U.S. Government is not in order," says the author "The Price of Politics," which came out earlier this month. "There is a value in any business or enterprise or sport in running scared. No one is fearful enough."

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 11:31am EDT

Tags: Barack Obama, fiscal cliff, bob woodward

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