141 days ago
Nancy Pelosi of California, said afterward that Boehner should permit a vote.
145 days ago
At the White House meeting, where Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., joined Obama and the Senate leaders, Boehner insisted that House Republicans would refuse to delay or...
146 days ago
In negotiations with Boehner toward a deficit reduction plan of more than $2 trillion over 10 years, he offered to increase that threshold to $400,000, but those negotiations collapsed.
147 days ago
Obama wants to let higher rates apply to upper incomes, but when Boehner relented and tried to pass legislation setting the threshold at $1 million - higher than Democrats want - Republicans refused.
148 days ago
Some Democrats are now calling on Boehner to do the same to avert the "fiscal cliff" of big tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to take effect in the new year.
156 days ago
"Earlier this month, Boehner and other House GOP leaders removed four conservatives - including three freshmen - from desirable committee assignments after they'd cast votes defying party leadership.