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# john-boehner - Thursday 28 April, 2016

"Lucifer in the flesh" - a US political heavyweight isn't a fan of Ted Cruz
# John Boehner
# John Boehner

"Lucifer in the flesh" - a US political heavyweight isn't a fan of Ted Cruz

Apr 28th 2016, 9:26 PM 17,429 Views 22 Comments

“I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.”

# john-boehner - Friday 25 September, 2015

A huge row over abortion caused this senior US politician to quit today. Here's why...
# Shock Move
# Shock Move

A huge row over abortion caused this senior US politician to quit today. Here's why...

Sep 25th 2015, 8:35 PM 24,138 Views 20 Comments

House speaker John Boehner sensationally quit today. So what’s going on?

# john-boehner - Friday 14 March, 2014

It'll be all smiles and shamrocks in the White House today
# Caption Time
# Caption Time

It'll be all smiles and shamrocks in the White House today

Mar 14th 2014, 8:02 AM 8,688 Views 65 Comments

Enda Kenny will meet US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.

# john-boehner - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown
# Undocumented Irish
# Undocumented Irish

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown

Oct 24th 2013, 5:47 PM 7,790 Views 1 Comment

The immigration reform bill was passed by the Senate in June but is yet to make it’s way through Congress.

# john-boehner - Thursday 3 October, 2013

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:50 AM 4,830 Views 50 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

# john-boehner - Friday 27 September, 2013

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget
# Stalemate
# Stalemate

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget

Sep 27th 2013, 8:01 PM 4,417 Views 14 Comments

Many agencies have been mandated to begin shutting their doors unless a deal can be reached by midnight on Monday.

# john-boehner - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Obama unveils $3.8 trillion budget, Republicans call it a 'left wing wish list'
# United States
# United States

Obama unveils $3.8 trillion budget, Republicans call it a 'left wing wish list'

Apr 10th 2013, 8:25 PM 6,737 Views 25 Comments

The budget blueprint will never become reality but marks White House’s entry into what is likely to be another intense showdown over spending cuts and taxes with Republicans in Washington.

# john-boehner - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

10 best memes from the 2013 Obama inauguration
# Inauguration
From The Daily Edge
# Inauguration

10 best memes from the 2013 Obama inauguration

Jan 22nd 2013, 11:10 AM 21,256 Views 24 Comments

Sasha and Malia, Bill Clinton, BEYONCÉ. The moments from the inauguration that went global.

# john-boehner - Monday 7 January, 2013

Obama signs $9.7 bn aid bill for Sandy victims
# US
# US

Obama signs $9.7 bn aid bill for Sandy victims

Jan 7th 2013, 8:55 AM 2,898 Views 27 Comments

Obama signed a bill approving billions in emergency disaster aid for victims of the superstorm, after a delay sparked outrage among East Coast Republicans against their own party leadership.

# john-boehner - Friday 4 January, 2013

New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks
# United States
# United States

New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks

Jan 4th 2013, 8:06 AM 2,495 Views 3 Comments

Curbing the US’s runaway national debt, and reforming immigration law, are points on the 113th Congress’s agenda.

# john-boehner - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor
# Superstorm Sandy
# Superstorm Sandy

Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:00 AM 4,792 Views 3 Comments

New Jersey governor Chris Christie pulled no punches in condemning “toxic internal politics” within his own Republican party.

# john-boehner - Friday 28 December, 2012

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House
# Fiscal Cliff
# Fiscal Cliff

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House

Dec 28th 2012, 10:32 AM 3,117 Views 7 Comments

Congressional leaders will meet with the President at the White House today with just days left to avert a series of tax rises and spending cuts due to come into effect in the new year.

# john-boehner - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?
# Let's Get Fiscal
# Let's Get Fiscal

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?

Dec 27th 2012, 3:16 PM 8,686 Views 15 Comments

The US is facing a potentially devastating financial crisis in less than a week but what is it all about, what impact will it have on Ireland and what’s got to happen if it is to be avoided? TheJournal.ie explains…

# john-boehner - Friday 21 December, 2012

'Plan B' to avert fiscal cliff in the US fails
# Fiscal Cliff
# Fiscal Cliff

'Plan B' to avert fiscal cliff in the US fails

Dec 21st 2012, 8:33 AM 3,572 Views 19 Comments

Obama said he’ll try to prevent across-the-board tax increases after a vote calling for higher rates on million-dollar earners failed.

# john-boehner - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Naked protesters occupy Washington office over possible AIDS cuts
# The Naked Truth
# The Naked Truth

Naked protesters occupy Washington office over possible AIDS cuts

Nov 28th 2012, 10:17 AM 10,923 Views 12 Comments

Activists occupied the office of House speaker John Boehner ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday.

# john-boehner - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from US Congress citing health problems
# Jesse Jackson Jr
# Jesse Jackson Jr

Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from US Congress citing health problems

Nov 22nd 2012, 8:21 AM 2,939 Views 2 Comments

Jackson has been under investigation by federal prosecutors for potential misuse of campaign funds.

# john-boehner - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms

Nov 8th 2012, 8:05 AM 4,669 Views 13 Comments

The US president and the Republican-led House of Representatives want to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts but they are far off any compromise.

# john-boehner - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives
# Elections 2012
# Elections 2012

Republicans will keep control of US House of Representatives

Nov 7th 2012, 2:28 AM 3,142 Views 3 Comments

John Boehner will remain as the Speaker, as the Republicans are set to keep a clear majority in the 438-member House.

# john-boehner - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China
# London 2012
From The42
# London 2012

Congress fumes following revelation that US Olympic uniforms are made in China

Jul 15th 2012, 12:13 PM 10,267 Views 13 Comments

“They should take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile and burn them,” declared Senator Harry Reid.

# john-boehner - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

In pictures: Taoiseach rounds off US trip with shamrock presentation
# USA! USA! USA!
# USA! USA! USA!

In pictures: Taoiseach rounds off US trip with shamrock presentation

Mar 21st 2012, 11:39 AM 3,579 Views 45 Comments

Enda Kenny met with congressional leaders and presented President Obama with a bowl of shamrock as his US trip drew to a close.

# john-boehner - Friday 7 October, 2011

US Senate delays vote to sanction China over 'currency wars'
# US Senate
# US Senate

US Senate delays vote to sanction China over 'currency wars'

Oct 7th 2011, 7:57 AM 266 Views 9 Comments

A bill placing economic sanctions on China for devaluing its currency is delayed, and may not make it through the House anyway.

# john-boehner - Sunday 31 July, 2011

US debt talks continue amid signs of optimism
# US Debt
# US Debt

US debt talks continue amid signs of optimism

Jul 31st 2011, 3:08 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

Negotiations to raise the US debt ceiling continue at the White House as Tuesday’s default deadline looms closer.

# john-boehner - Saturday 30 July, 2011

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Default looms as US politicians fail to reach deal

Jul 30th 2011, 10:29 AM 376 Views 7 Comments

Obama calls for common ground as Republicans and Democrats again fail to reach an 11th hour deal on the US debt ceiling.

# john-boehner - Friday 29 July, 2011

Republicans delay crucial vote as US creeps closer to default
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Republicans delay crucial vote as US creeps closer to default

Jul 29th 2011, 10:21 AM 299 Views 8 Comments

John Boehner calls off a vote on a draft plan to cut the US deficit, amid fears that party members wouldn’t back it.

# john-boehner - Thursday 28 July, 2011

A bluffer's guide to... the US debt ceiling
# Debt Ceiling
# Debt Ceiling

A bluffer's guide to... the US debt ceiling

Jul 28th 2011, 2:41 PM 1,088 Views 17 Comments

Struggling to keep up with the political logjam in the US? Let us explain what’s going on – and why it matters to Ireland.

# john-boehner - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

# john-boehner - Monday 25 July, 2011

The US has one week to avoid default
# US Debt
# US Debt

The US has one week to avoid default

Jul 25th 2011, 9:33 AM 365 Views 4 Comments

The 2 August deadline for reaching an agreement on raising the US debt ceiling is drawing closer without any sign of a deal.

# john-boehner - Saturday 23 July, 2011

# john-boehner - Sunday 19 June, 2011

Gallery: Obama and Boehner team up to win golf summit
# Fore!
# Fore!

Gallery: Obama and Boehner team up to win golf summit

Jun 19th 2011, 2:21 PM 285 Views 1 Comment

Putting partisanship aside the US president and the House Speaker enjoyed a round of golf on Saturday.

# john-boehner - Friday 20 May, 2011

Congress leaders agree four-year extension to PATRIOT act
# PATRIOT Act
# PATRIOT Act

Congress leaders agree four-year extension to PATRIOT act

May 20th 2011, 9:20 PM 162 Views 0 Comments

The controversial laws that allow wire-tapping and court-approved access to business records will be extended until 2015.

# john-boehner - Monday 16 May, 2011

US to stop pension payments as national debt reaches $14.3 TRILLION legal limit
# United States
# United States

US to stop pension payments as national debt reaches $14.3 TRILLION legal limit

May 16th 2011, 5:40 PM 1,574 Views 0 Comments

Timothy Geithner tells Congress that the US has reached its legal limit for debt – and he’ll need to take drastic action.

# john-boehner - Monday 11 April, 2011

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction
Live Apr 11th 2011, 12:41 PM

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction

# john-boehner - Saturday 9 April, 2011

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending
Live Apr 9th 2011, 7:41 AM

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending

# john-boehner - Friday 8 April, 2011

United States prepares for overnight government shutdown
Live Apr 8th 2011, 8:44 PM

United States prepares for overnight government shutdown

# john-boehner - Monday 14 February, 2011

Obama announces budget with plans to cut $1.1tn over a decade
# Us Budget
# Us Budget

Obama announces budget with plans to cut $1.1tn over a decade

Feb 14th 2011, 7:07 PM 629 Views 0 Comments

The announcement was met with predictable criticism from Republicans who said Obama’s budget does not go far enough.

# john-boehner - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Victory for Republicans as Obama takes major election hit
# US Midterm Elections
# US Midterm Elections

Victory for Republicans as Obama takes major election hit

Nov 3rd 2010, 8:35 AM 291 Views 0 Comments

The Republican Party gains 60 seats to win control of the US House of Representative – but the Tea Party costs it the Senate.