BOEHNER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BOEHNER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) News roundup: Opponent spoofs Boehner's 'electile dysfunction' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57821185-64/trib-boehner-county-dysfunction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/57821185-64/trib-boehner-county-dysfunction.html.csp">News roundup: Opponent spoofs Boehner's 'electile dysfunction'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T11:00:46.91-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 11:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Candidate spoofs Boehner's 'electile dysfunction.' Mia Love trounces opponents in cash race. No legislative override session. Happy Tuesday. An Ohio man who is challenging House Speaker John Boehner in a primary, made a campaign video spoof of Cialis ads about Boehner's "electile dysfunction." Key quotes: "Your electile dysfunction? It could be a question of blood flow. Sometimes, when a politician has been in D.C. too long, it goes to his head, and he just can't seem to get the job done,"...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57821185@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:00:46 MDT Unemployment benefits bill headed to House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790307-79/bill-republicans-senate-unemployment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790307-79/bill-republicans-senate-unemployment.html.csp">Unemployment benefits bill headed to House</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T10:43:31.906-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Election-year legislation to resume long-term jobless benefits is headed to the House, where a small band of dissident Republicans is leaning on Speaker John Boehner to permit a vote on resuming aid to more than 2 million victims of the Great Recession. “As many Americans continue to struggle without benefits, we respectfully request that the House immediately consider this bill or a similar measure,” seven House Republicans wrote Boehner and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Mon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577903072014-04-08T10:43:31.906-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T10:43:31.906-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790307@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:43:31 MDT Senate votes to restore jobless benefits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787739-68/senate-boehner-benefits-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787739-68/senate-boehner-benefits-bill.html.csp">Senate votes to restore jobless benefits</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T18:42:48.024-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 06:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well. Steps are needed “to restore unemployment benefits to struggling Americans,” seven House Republicans wrote Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia. They released their letter as the Senate was bestowing its widely expected appro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577877392014-04-07T18:42:48.024-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T18:42:48.024-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787739@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:42:48 MDT Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57787483-79/senate-bill-benefits-boehner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57787483-79/senate-bill-benefits-boehner.html.csp">Senate OKs jobless bill; House prospects slimmer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T17:56:31.051-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, and a small band of Republican supporters swiftly appealed to a reluctant Speaker John Boehner to permit election-year action in the House as well. Steps are needed “to restore unemployment benefits to struggling Americans,” seven House Republicans wrote Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia. They released their letter as the Senate was bestowing its widely expected appro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577874832014-04-07T17:56:31.051-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T17:56:31.051-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787483@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:56:31 MDT Leaders in House, Senate agree to stall Medicare fee cuts to doctors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733836-68/medicare-cuts-fix-agreement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733836-68/medicare-cuts-fix-agreement.html.csp">Leaders in House, Senate agree to stall Medicare fee cuts to doctors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T11:25:02.137-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that he and top Senate Democrat Harry Reid have reached agreement on legislation to forestall a looming 24 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors. Boehner, R-Ohio, said the legislation would fix the problem for 12 months and the House will vote on it Thursday. Because of a flawed formula dating to 1997, Medicare doctors are threatened with big fee cuts almost every year. Congress has always stepped in to prevent the cuts and must act by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733836@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:25:02 MDT Mercury News: Immigration reform dead for the year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57707960-82/immigration-obama-reform-gop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57707960-82/immigration-obama-reform-gop.html.csp">Mercury News: Immigration reform dead for the year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The San Jose Mercury News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T01:01:04.147-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The San Jose Mercury News There was more than the usual bickering over immigration in Washington last week, primarily between the House of Representatives and the White House. The details are less important than what the argument signifies: Comprehensive reform of our broken immigration system is dead for the year. Until now, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner seemed to be tiptoeing around their differences just enough to keep alive hope that they could reach agreement. In ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57707960@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Robinson: Republicans cry crocodile tears over jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57596717-82/jobs-republicans-wage-minimum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57596717-82/jobs-republicans-wage-minimum.html.csp">Robinson: Republicans cry crocodile tears over jobs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T10:40:02.22-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">At the risk of repeating myself, the federal minimum wage is far too low and needs to be raised. Republicans who claim to be worried about lost jobs can dry their crocodile tears, because a few simple measures would get all those jobs back — and lots more. It has been amusing to watch GOP grandees try to paint themselves as champions of the working stiff. This new appreciation for the struggles of low-wage earners was prompted by a report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, which e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57596717@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:40:02 MDT Parker: Republicans make peace with themselves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57567439-82/party-republicans-democrats-gop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57567439-82/party-republicans-democrats-gop.html.csp">Parker: Republicans make peace with themselves</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathleen Parker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T09:09:01.56-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Republicans have excelled at concealing their brilliance in recent years, and Democrats have exalted in their own good fortune. Whether discussing women’s reproductive systems or offering up unelectable candidates — “I am not a witch” might have been a tipoff — Republicans couldn’t stop handing gifts to their opponents. As for tactics, a GOP Trojan horse is ... a horse. And an Orca project is a whale-fishing expedition. Meanwhile, Democrats successfully labeled the GOP as the “party of no,” assi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57567439@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 09:09:01 MDT