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Boehner, GOP ready to talk -- but Democrats not biting

House Speaker John Boehner and his team of GOP negotiators gathered around a conference table in the Capitol on Wednesday to show they were hard at work -- although they have no one to negotiate with, not even Senate Republicans.

 

Gingrich coup: Endorsement from NH's largest paper

Gingrich coup: Endorsement from NH's largest paper

New Hampshire's largest newspaper on Sunday endorsed former House Speaker Newt Gingrich in the 2012 GOP presidential race, signaling that rival Mitt Romney isn't the universal favorite and potentially resetting the contest before the state's lead-off primary Jan. 10.

 

Obama to promote jobs plan in Boehner's home state

Obama to promote jobs plan in Boehner's home state

President Barack Obama is visiting a school undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation to sell his proposal for creating more jobs. And it's no coincidence that the school is in Ohio, the home state of House Speaker John Boehner, a critic of the president's proposal to tax the rich to pay for his plan....

 

Pelosi will seek to stay as House Dem leader

Pelosi will seek to stay as House Dem leader

Nancy Pelosi, the nation's first female House speaker, said Friday she will try to stay on as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority.

 

Nancy Pelosi's favorability rating falls in new poll

A Gallup survey shows 29% of those polled view the House speaker in a positive light, which compares with 27% for GOP rival John Boehner. But Boehner's negative rating is lower, 31% to Pelosi's 56%.

 

Pelosi makes case for government-run health option

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the case is growing stronger for allowing the government to sell health insurance in competition with private companies, contending recent attacks from the industry should dispel any doubts.

 

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