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Iran 'Sales Job' Begins Thursday With Senate Hearings

The Obama administration will begin its effort to sell the Iran nuclear deal to Congress Thursday at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.Yaakov Levi, 7/23/2015, 7:50 AM

Boehner Vows to 'Do Everything' to Combat Iran Deal

US Speaker of the House says POTUS faces 'serious skepticism' over Iranian nuclear deal, Congress to 'ask tougher questions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2015, 8:30 PM

Can Congress Beat Obama's Iran Deal Veto?

Republicans discuss chances of two-thirds majority to block sanctions lifting; Obama 'working hard' to get 34 Democrats to back him.Ari Yashar, 7/15/2015, 8:22 AM

Obama Sends More Troops to Iraq, But Still No ISIS Strategy

450 more US personnel will join 3,100 military advisers already in Iraq; Republicans slam Obama for 'tactical' moves without strategy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2015, 10:05 AM

Boehner Criticizes Obama Over Strategy Against ISIS

Boehner calls on Obama to re-engage troops in Iraq in a combat-like role to fight ISIS.Ben Ariel, 4/15/2015, 6:50 AM

Boehner: Iran Deal an 'Alarming Departure' from Obama's Goals

House Speaker says Congress must fully review the framework deal with Iran before any sanctions are lifted.Elad Benari, 4/3/2015, 6:14 AM

After Congress, Netanyahu, Boehner Meet Again in Jerusalem

In veiled jab at Obama, House Speaker warns: 'You can’t continue to turn your eye away from the threats that face all of us.'Ari Soffer, 4/1/2015, 3:57 PM

Boehner: Obama's 'Animosity' to Israel is 'Reprehensible'

House Speaker, who is set to visit Israel, says US pressure on Netanyahu over 4-5 years 'pushed him to the point where he had to speak up.'Gil Ronen, 3/29/2015, 6:58 PM

Bibi's Footsteps? Abe First Japanese PM to Address Congress

Boehner invites Abe, as Japan unveils largest warship since WWII as part of military buildup Abe is leading alongside Israel alliance.Ari Yashar, 3/27/2015, 11:04 AM

Boehner 'Shocked' by Report of Israel Spying on US

Top Republican in Congress debunks claims of info on Iran deal being passed to Congress, says he is 'baffled' by the report.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2015, 6:07 PM

Boehner to Visit Israel in Late March

Republican House Speaker to lead a group of Republican lawmakers on a visit to Israel to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/20/2015, 11:43 PM

Boehner: Unprecedented Demand for Tickets to Bibi Speech

House Speaker says White House has worsened relations with Israel in the last 5-6 weeks.Gil Ronen, 3/1/2015, 7:58 PM

Boehner: Netanyahu's Speech Isn't Destructive

House Speaker says he "couldn't disagree more" with Susan Rice's comments on PM Netanyahu's Congress speech.Elad Benari, 2/27/2015, 6:13 AM

Democrats Complain Netanyahu Speech Could 'Undermine' Iran Deal

23 Democrat senators write to Boehner asking to postpone Netanyahu's speech, saying invite was 'political tool' to urge sanctions on Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2015, 10:13 PM

Boehner Slams White House 'Animosity' toward Netanyahu

House Speaker said he felt it was important to do an end-run around White House 'interference', invite Israeli PM to speak.AFP and Arutz Sheva, 2/15/2015, 6:49 PM

Jewish Democrats to Boehner: End the 'Firestorm' Over Netanyahu

Reps. Steve Israel, Ted Deutch and Nita Lowey say speaker John Boehner "politicized" U.S. relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/15/2015, 4:26 AM

Senators Petition Boehner to Postpone Netanyahu Speech

Democrats circulate a petition asking Speaker John Boehner to postpone the speech by Netanyahu until after Israeli elections.Elad Benari, 2/10/2015, 3:13 AM

PM Considering Changing Format of Congress Address

Netanyahu's team reacts to criticism over planned address to Congress; may pull live TV plan.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2015, 5:54 PM

Israel's US Envoy Says Bibi US Protocol Flap Republicans' Fault

Ron Dermer denies he engineered controversial Congress address, claims was under impression Boehner would notify Obama.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2015, 6:41 PM

Boehner: Obama Administration Has Deep Antipathy for Netanyahu

In interview aired on Fox News Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner defends his decision to invite PM to speak before Congress.Cynthia Blank, 1/29/2015, 1:20 PM

Boehner: No One Can Talk about Iran Like Bibi

Army Radio quotes official sources who claim senators asked Israel: 'Save us from our own mistakes.'Gil Ronen, 1/27/2015, 9:52 AM

Democrats: We Weren't Consulted on Netanyahu Visit

Harry Reid says he wasn't consulted about Netanyahu invite to Congress but will "listen to what he has to say".Elad Benari, 1/23/2015, 6:14 AM

Democrat Leader Says Invitation to Netanyahu Inappropriate

Nancy Pelosi says John Boehner’s invitation for PM Netanyahu to address Congress is “inappropriate”.Elad Benari, 1/23/2015, 1:13 AM

White House: Obama Will Not Meet Netanyahu, Nor will Kerry

Leftists say Netanyahu's speech in Congress, set for March 3 ahead of March 17 polls, is an election ploy, demand Israeli TV ignore it.Gil Ronen, 1/22/2015, 7:52 PM

Netanyahu Address to Congress Coordinated with Ambassador

Politico reports John Boehner coordinated Netanyahu's invitation to address Congress directly with the Israeli ambassador.Elad Benari, 1/22/2015, 4:13 AM

Kerry, Boehner: Netanyahu's Invitation Not a Ploy

US Secretary of State, House speaker welcome Netanyahu's invitation to speak to Congress despite White House's acerbic response.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 10:47 PM

Netanyahu Invited to Address Congress

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to address joint session in February, House Speaker John Boehner announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2015, 5:17 PM

World Leaders Hail US-Cuba Announcement

Leaders around the world congratulate Obama and Castro on 'historic' deal, while US Republicans criticize at home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2014, 1:00 PM

'Lame Duck' Obama: 'Worst Situation Since Eisenhower'

Republicans take back the Senate as Obama admits to voter 'frustration in the government, polarization has gotten worse.'Ari Yashar, 11/5/2014, 9:33 AM

Tree Anne Frank Wrote About Planted at US Capitol Grounds

Sapling grown from chestnut tree Holocaust victim Frank wrote about in her famous diary will be planted this month.AFP, Arutz Sheva, 4/9/2014, 12:05 PM

Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators After Obama Sanctions Russians

Putin bars 9 American officials from entering Russia, including House Speaker Boehner and Sen. McCain.Elad Benari, 3/21/2014, 4:42 AM

Boehner: Obama's Insisting On Our Unconditional Surrender

U.S. House Speaker rejects Obama’s stance that he’ll talk to Republicans only after the partial government shutdown ends.Elad Benari, 10/9/2013, 3:14 AM

Obama Must Consult with Congress on Syria, Says Boehner

Aide to House Speaker: The White House must consult with congressional leaders before taking any action in Syria.Elad Benari, 8/27/2013, 5:42 AM

Democrats and Republicans Trade Blame over Fiscal Cliff

With just over a week to go before automatic and massive spending cuts and tax increases are due to kick in, lawmakers can't reach agreement, 12/22/2012, 9:03 PM

House Speaker Reassures Israel of Congressional Support

In a major address that was overlooked by Israeli media House Speaker John Boehner reassured Israel of American solidarityAryeh Ben Hayim, 9/20/2011, 7:38 PM

House Approves Boehner Plan as Sides Continue to Argue

As the clock ticks on the U.S. debt ceiling, the House of Representatives approve Speaker John Boehner’s plan. But will it pass the Senate?Elad Benari, Canada, 7/30/2011, 1:49 AM