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John Boehner to Step Down in October

House speaker resigning from his post to help smooth over Conservative infighting.

John Boehner to Step Down in October

Cruz: Republican Leaders Gave Up on Iran Deal

Presidential candidate attacks own party leaders for not being willing to cause government shutdown to stop deal, Planned Parenthood.

Cruz: Republican Leaders Gave Up on Iran Deal

Obama Fighting for a Veto, Loss is 'Already Clear'

Obama holds conference call in desperate attempt for veto support as adviser admits no deal backing; Pelosi announces media blitz.

Obama Fighting for a Veto, His Loss is 'Already Clear'

Iran 'Sales Job' Begins 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.

Iran 'Sales Job' Begins Thursday With Senate Hearings

Boehner 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.'

Boehner Vows to 'Do Everything' to Combat Iran Deal

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.

Can Congress Beat Obama's Iran Deal Veto?

Obama Sends More Troops to Iraq, But No Strategy

450 more US personnel will join 3,100 military advisers already in Iraq; Republicans slam Obama for 'tactical' moves without strategy.

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

Boehner Criticizes Obama Over ISIS

Boehner calls on Obama to re-engage troops in Iraq in a combat-like role to fight ISIS.

Boehner Criticizes Obama Over Strategy Against ISIS

Boehner: Iran Deal 'Alarming'

House Speaker says Congress must fully review the framework deal with Iran before any sanctions are lifted.

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

PM Netanyahu Hosts John Boehner 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.'

After Congress, Netanyahu, Boehner Meet Again in Jerusalemplayer

Boehner: Obama's Animosity to Israel 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.'

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

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.

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

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.

Boehner 'Shocked' by Report of Israel Spying on US

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.

Boehner to Visit Israel in Late March

Boehner: Unprecedented Demand for Bibi Speech Tix

House Speaker says White House has worsened relations with Israel in the last 5-6 weeks.

Boehner: Unprecedented Demand for Tickets to Bibi Speechplayer

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.

Boehner: Netanyahu's Speech Isn't Destructive

Democrats: Bibi 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.

Democrats Complain Netanyahu Speech Could 'Undermine' Iran Deal

Boehner Slams White House 'Animosity' toward Bibi

House Speaker said he felt it was important to do an end-run around White House 'interference', invite Israeli PM to speak.

Boehner Slams White House 'Animosity' toward Netanyahu

Jewish Democrats: End 'Firestorm' Over Netanyahu

Reps. Steve Israel, Ted Deutch and Nita Lowey say speaker John Boehner "politicized" U.S. relations with Israel.

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

Senators to Boehner: Postpone Netanyahu Speech

Democrats circulate a petition asking Speaker John Boehner to postpone the speech by Netanyahu until after Israeli elections.

Senators Petition Boehner to Postpone Netanyahu Speech

PM Considering Changing Format of Congress Speech

Netanyahu's team reacts to criticism over planned address to Congress; may pull live TV plan.

PM Considering Changing Format of Congress Address

Netanyahu Congress Flap Republicans' Fault: envoy

Ron Dermer denies he engineered controversial Congress address, claims was under impression Boehner would notify Obama.

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

'Obama Admin. 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.

Boehner: Obama Administration Has Deep Antipathy for Netanyahuplayer

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.'

Boehner: No One Can Talk about Iran Like Bibi

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".

Democrats: We Weren't Consulted on Netanyahu Visit

Democrat Leader Invite to Netanyahu Inappropriate

Nancy Pelosi says John Boehner’s invitation for PM Netanyahu to address Congress is “inappropriate”.

Democrat Leader Says Invitation to Netanyahu Inappropriate

White House: Obama Will Not Meet Netanyahu

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.

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

Netanyahu Visit Coordinated with Ambassador

Politico reports John Boehner coordinated Netanyahu's invitation to address Congress directly with the Israeli ambassador.

Netanyahu Address to Congress Coordinated with Ambassador

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.

Kerry, Boehner: Netanyahu's Invitation Not a Ploy

Netanyahu Invited to Address Congress

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to address joint session in February, House Speaker John Boehner announces.

Netanyahu Invited to Address Congress

World Leaders Hail US-Cuba Announcement

Leaders around the world congratulate Obama and Castro on 'historic' deal, while US Republicans criticize at home.

World Leaders Hail US-Cuba Announcement

Obama Complains 'Worst Status Since Eisenhower'

Republicans take back the Senate as Obama admits to voter 'frustration in the government, polarization has gotten worse.'

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

Tree Anne Frank Wrote About Planted at US Capitol

Sapling grown from chestnut tree Holocaust victim Frank wrote about in her famous diary will be planted this month.

Tree Anne Frank Wrote About Planted at US Capitol Grounds

Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators

Putin bars 9 American officials from entering Russia, including House Speaker Boehner and Sen. McCain.

Putin Sanctions U.S. Senators After Obama Sanctions Russians

Boehner: Obama Insisting On Our Surrender

U.S. House Speaker rejects Obama’s stance that he’ll talk to Republicans only after the partial government shutdown ends.

Boehner: Obama's Insisting On Our Unconditional Surrender

Boehner: Obama Must Consult with Congress on Syria

Aide to House Speaker: The White House must consult with congressional leaders before taking any action in Syria.

Obama Must Consult with Congress on Syria, Says Boehner

Democrats and Republicans Trade Blame

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

Democrats and Republicans Trade Blame over Fiscal Cliff

Boehner: Congress Has Israel's Back

In a major address that was overlooked by Israeli media House Speaker John Boehner reassured Israel of American solidarity

House Speaker Reassures Israel of Congressional Support

House Approves Boehner Plan

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?

House Approves Boehner Plan as Sides Continue to Argue