Rep. John Boehner, R-Ohio, won his bid to be Speaker of the House for two more years, but 25 of his fellow Republicans, more than expected, voted against him.
Congressional correspondent Kwame Holman reports on President Obama’s new round of negotiations with Republicans on a long term deficit deal. Judy Woodruff talks with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi about the prospects of a bipartisan budget deal, the sequester cuts and the confirmation of CIA director John Brennan. Continue reading
In an interview Monday with the NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, Speaker of the House John Boehner said that Congress gets along most of the time and that disagreements mostly occur over major bills. He also discussed his relationship with President Obama, the race for the GOP presidential nomination and the chances of a deficit deal. Continue reading
Democrats are hoping to push an ambitious agenda during Congress’ first 100 hours. Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the upcoming congressional session and House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi’s plan. Continue reading