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  • WASHINGTON, Nov 21- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration had sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation and vowed to lead a fight to block the order. Obama is set to sign the order, the biggest U.S. immigration changes in a decade, later on Friday at a high school in Las...

  • Boehner: Obama can't be trusted to enforce law Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    House Speaker John Boehner said President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration "deliberately sabotage" bipartisan efforts.

  • I warned the president, says House Speaker John Boehner, commenting on President Obama's immigration plan.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans who vow to fight his moves. In a White House speech, Obama rejected Republican arguments that his decision to bypass Congress...

  • Obama: Immigration system broken, everybody knows Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 8:31 PM ET
    A group of legal and undocumented immigrants watch U.S. President Barack Obama speaking about the country's immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House in Washington, on a screen in New Brunswick, New Jersey, November 20, 2014.

    Obama's executive actions will "hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable" by offering them protection from deportation.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 20- President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans. In a White House speech, Obama rejected Republican critics who say his decision to bypass Congress and take executive...

  • UPDATE 3-Obama says his immigration plan is lawful Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    With 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, Obama's plan would let some 4.4 million who are parents of U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents remain in the United States temporarily, without the threat of deportation. It will apply to those who have been in the United States for at last five years. An additional 270,000 people would be...

  • For months, Obama has warned he would take the steps after Republicans in the House of Representatives blocked a comprehensive, bipartisan immigration bill passed by the Senate in 2013.. "If President Obama acts in defiance of the people and imposes his will on the country, Congress will act," Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said in a speech on the Senate...

  • Obama to address immigration Thursday night Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The president will make his immigration announcement Thursday night, followed by a rally at a Las Vegas high school with Harry Reid on Friday.

  • Senate defeats Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 7:28 AM ET
    Construction of the Gulf Coast Project pipeline, part of the Keystone XL Pipeline, in Prague, Oklahoma.

    The Democrat-controlled Senate failed to gather the 60 votes it needed to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • GOP considering this to stop Obama on immigration Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 7:56 AM ET
    Senator John Thune, R- South Dakota

    One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday declined to rule out withholding funds to try to block President Barack Obama from taking unilateral action to ease U.S. immigration policies, a move that could lead to another government shutdown fight. Sixty-two House Republicans have signed a letter circulated by Representative Matt Salmon...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. Senate Democrats expanded the ranks of their party leadership on Thursday to include Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leader of the party's liberal wing and a possible presidential contender in 2016.. Democrats, who lost control of the Senate in last week's midterm elections, created a new post for Warren as a strategic policy adviser to help...

  • Republicans say no to internet sales tax bill Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 11:04 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    Republicans are not moving forward with a bill imposing sales tax on online shopping, reports the Financial Times.

  • Forget bipartisan kumbaya in next Congress Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.

  • Recipe for Washington gridlock  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 3:11 PM ET

    Can the Washington divide get worse? CNBC's Eamon Javers deciphers recent bipartisan comments made by President Obama and House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio).

  • Has anything changed in Washington?  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's contributor Jimmy Pethokoukis, and Democratic strategist Chris Kofinis, break down John Boehner's economic message and discuss if Republicans and President Obama can get anything done on Capitol Hill.

  • Boehner: Need to maximize energy opportunity  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, November 6, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), outlines the agenda of Congress to reset America's economic foundation.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 5- Victorious Republicans appeared at odds on Wednesday over how to capitalize on their new control of the U.S. Congress. The strongly diverging views were an early indicator of the task ahead for House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner and likely new Senate leader Mitch McConnell, who will have to find a way of reconciling moderates and...

  • Republicans pick up 5, hold their own  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 11:05 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports Republicans have gained five Democratic seats so far in the U.S. Senate. The biggest surprise of the night, he says, is how close the Virginia race is between incumbent Democrat Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie.