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  1. News - World - US POLITICS

    Jeb Bush just the man for president, says John Boehner

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:11pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Antonio, United States Senior Republican taps yet another Bush for the White House, but it looks like a long shot Jeb the manto runAmerica:Boehner The top Republican in Congress has delivered his strongest hint about his preference for the White House. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said he's "nudged" Jeb Bush to seek ...

  2. News - World - US POLITICS

    House Speaker John Boehner emerges weakened from budget and debt fight

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 08:21am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington John Boehner's reluctance to stand up to 'tea party' conservatives despite doubting their strategy has left the House speaker diminished The big loser ... of the weakness of House Speaker John Boehner, the moderate Republican who reluctantly led conservatives' push until it was clear that no solution would emerge from his fractured caucus. Boehner ...

  3. News - World - US POLITICS

    US House speaker John Boehner to 'take single bullet' on spending, debt

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... on spending, debt With his troops anxious for a way forward, John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, began a closed-door meeting with fellow Republicans on Friday morning ... congressional institutionalist with a history of working with Democrats on big problems and someone bruised by the memory of the last government shutdown and the harm it did to his party. That John ...

  4. News - World - US POLITICS

    John McCain lashes Ted Cruz over Nazi appeasement comment

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington McCain lashes Cruz over Nazi appeasement line US Senator John McCain has lashed out at fellow Republican Ted Cruz over a Nazi appeasement comparison he made during his all-night, anti-Obamacare marathon on the Senate floor. Speaking after Cruz had the floor for 21 hours and 19 minutes, McCain said he took umbrage at the Texas senator's efforts ...

  5. News - World - US POLITICS

    John Brennan finally confirmed as head of CIA

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in 'targeted killings' overseas Brennan role as head of CIA is finally confirmed The US Senate has finally confirmed John Brennan as CIA director after the White House doused a fierce debate over ... on Obama's national security team, after senators gave their nod to John Kerry to lead the State Department and to Chuck Hagel as Pentagon chief. Despite his reservations, Paul was among several ...

  6. News - World - US POLITICS

    John Kerry backed for secretary of state after Susan Rice's withdrawal

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... but they appeared to unite over a likely replacement: Senator John Kerry. UN ambassador Rice, a close ally of President Barack Obama, had been a front runner to replace Hillary Clinton as Washington's ... was due yesterday to hold a closed meeting with her at the White House. Republican Senator John Barrasso said Rice made the right decision. "Her reporting after the 9-11 attacks, to me, ...

  7. News - World - US POLITICS

    Republican presidential hopefuls woo billionaire casino tycoon

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:57am by Bloomberg

    ... to places where we're uncomfortable and to listen," he said. "Where you spend your time is the greatest indicator of respect." Like Christie, Governors John Kasich of Ohio ...

  8. News - World - US POLITICS

    Tycoon Sheldon Adelson looks for mainstream Republican to support

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 10:31pm by WASHPOST

    ... favour more established 2016 hopefuls such as former Florida governor Jeb Bush, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker and Ohio governor John Kasich. All four ...

  9. News - World - US POLITICS

    US ‘tea party’ celebrates fifth anniversary and plans poll impact

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 08:48pm by AFP

    ... the Republican brand. Trouble continued in January when House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner defied core conservatives by introducing a US debt ceiling increase with no strings attached. And yet ...

  10. Business - Economy - US POLITICS

    Budget deal in the US would stop another government shutdown

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... "That uncertainty was devastating to our fragile economic recovery." House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, said it was a "positive step forward by replacing one-time spending cuts ...




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