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While George Bush was serving as the governor of Texas, brother Jeb Bush was serving as the governor of Florida.

Boehner “Nudged” Jeb Bush On Presidency

House Speaker John Boehner said Monday in San Antonio that he’s “nudged” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.

05/13/2014

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Senate Rejects Democratic Debt Limit Extension

The Senate has rejected a Democratic effort to extend the government’s ability to borrow money through next year.

10/12/2013

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Governor Perry Faults President Obama For Gov’t Standoff

Governor Rick Perry said Friday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are to blame for the standoff in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/04/2013

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House Republicans Vow Fight On ‘Obamacare’

Emboldened conservatives in the House are digging in for a long fight, determined to stop ‘Obamacare’ before the first individual signs up in less than two weeks.

09/20/2013

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Boehner: No Reason To Block Keystone XL Pipeline

A new State Department report is the latest evidence that the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be approved, supporters say.

03/02/2013

Senate Prepares For Christmas Eve Vote On Health Care Reform Bill

Senate Approves Fiscal Cliff Measure

Racing the clock, the White House reached a New Year’s Eve accord with Senate Republicans late Monday to block across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts in government programs due to take effect at midnight, according to administration and Senate Democratic officials.

12/31/2012

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Progress Seen In Last-Minute ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Talks

Working against a midnight deadline, negotiators for the White House and congressional Republicans in Congress narrowed their differences Monday on legislation to avert across-the-board tax increases.

12/31/2012

House Speaker John Boehner Addresses The Press On The Ongoing Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

Fiscal Cliff Deadline Nears: No Deal Yet

A Capitol Hill deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other federal agencies grew perilously near.

12/30/2012

House Speaker John Boehner Addresses The Press On The Ongoing Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

New Round Of Talks As Fiscal Deadline Looms

As the nation teeters on the edge of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” President Obama returns to Washington Thursday to resume negotiations with Congress over a deal to keep taxes from going up on Americans.

12/26/2012

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Opinion: Sore Losers

Members of the House of Representatives bolted town on Thursday after rejecting a plan advanced by House Speaker John Boehner.

12/21/2012

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Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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