Speaker to sue President: Boehner fights executive actions

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House Speaker John Boehner will file a lawsuit against the Obama administration for its use of executive actions to change laws, he formally announced Wednesday.

"I believe the President is not faithfully executing the laws of our country," he said.

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Boehner: Immigration Reform ‘Difficult to Move’ This Year

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House Speaker John Boehner dampened prospects for immigration reform this year, blaming a lack of “trust” between the White House and Republicans.

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Boehner re-elected as Speaker of the House

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Ohio Rep. John Boehner, R, won a second term as speaker of the House on Thursday over the dissent of a handful of House conservatives.

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First Read: Ohio congressman is expected to win re-election as House speaker but the fiscal cliff standoff shows that he is squeezed from left and right like never before.

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Boehner offers tax talks, but outline is vague

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House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, emerged in the aftermath of Tuesday’s presidential election to strike a conciliatory note, offering to work with President Barack Obama on a grand bargain to avert the impact of the coming fiscal cliff.