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U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) discusses his resignation in a news conference at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, September 25, 2015. Boehner will step down and leave the House at the end of October after struggling with repeated rebellions by conservatives during a tumultuous five-year reign as the chamber's top Republican. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert    - RTX1SHYW

Republican House speaker resigns amid party controversy


Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner surprised Washington Friday by announcing his plan to resign from Congress.
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Speaker of the House John Boehner leaves the second House Republican Caucus meeting of the day during a rare New Year's Day session. Later that day he helped pass legislation to avert the "fiscal cliff".

Taxes on Rich Rise with Fiscal Cliff Deal


Congress and President Obama did not have much of a winter break as they scrambled to come up with a solution to the so-called “fiscal…read more

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