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Parts Of The Government Have Shut Down

Saturday, December 22, 2018

After President Trump refused to sign a short-term spending bill unless it included $5 billion for a border wall, a partial federal government shutdown started Saturday.


House To Vote On New Speaker Next Week

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

If all goes as planned, the House will know who its next speaker will be by the end of next week. Elections for the next House leadership will be held on Thursday, Oct. 8 — a date outgoing Speaker John Boehner said he came to after consulting the Republican conference.



'Simple As That': Boehner Decided To Resign Today

Friday, September 25, 2015

(This post was last updated at 1:31 p.m. ET.)

House Speaker John Boehner will give up his seat in Congress at the end of October.

Boehner became the 53rd speaker of the House in 2011. The Ohio Republican's tenure has been marked by fierce confrontations with Democrats and sometimes with ...