John Boehner

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) holds his speakers gavel during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015  in Washington, DC. Today Congress convened its first session of the 114th Congress with Republicans controlling both the House and Senate.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Boehner Non-Rebellion A Non-Problem For GOP

The short lived and ineffective rebellion of 25 conservative Republican Congressmen during the re-election of Speaker of the House John Boehner made headlines but not much else difference in the big scheme of things.

01/06/2015

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Denver Immigrants, Activists Hail Obama’s Address

About 64,000 illegal immigrants living in Colorado will be affected by President Barack Obama’s controversial plan that will dramatically alter the nation’s immigration system.

11/20/2014

US Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Erik K. Shinseki (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Embattled VA Secretary Refuses To Resign Over Fort Collins Falsifying Flap

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki Thursday brushed aside calls for his resignation and got an unexpected political lifeline from House Speaker John Boehner following reports that 40 patients died because of delayed treatment at an agency hospital.

05/08/2014

The rally at Aurora City Hall (credit: CBS)

Colorado Group Demands Unemployment Benefits Extension

Some Coloradans are demanding Congress extend long-term unemployment benefits.

01/07/2014

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. Cory Gardner Was Confident, But House Bill Collapses Again

There had been talk the U.S. House of Representatives could vote Tuesday night on a new bill that would reopen the government and keep the country from falling over the fiscal cliff, but it all collapsed again.

10/15/2013

The rally on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Immigration Activists Target Colorado Republican Lawmakers

Immigration activists are targeting four Colorado congressmen home for the Fourth of July recess.

07/02/2013

Mount St. Vincent's in Denver (credit: CBS)

Spending Cuts Will Hit Colorado Hard

Washington is trying to reach a deal before billions of dollars in spending cuts take effect. Even though the cuts are official, many of them won’t start to kick in until April. The cuts will hit every federal agency and will impact Colorado.

03/03/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: Sore Losers

Members of the House of Representatives bolted town on Thursday after rejecting a plan advanced by House Speaker John Boehner.

12/21/2012

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

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