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  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner Says May Bring Up Immigration Reform This Year

    10/23/2013 3:26:07 PM PDT · by stuckinohio · 32 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 10/23/2013
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday held out the possibility that he might bring U.S. immigration legislation to the floor by the end of the year. Asked at a question-and-answer session with reporters if he intends to bring up immigration reform this year, Boehner, a Republican, replied: "I still think that immigration reform is an important subject that needs to be addressed and I am hopeful."
  • Boehner: There’s no rule that says I need a Republican majority in order to pass bills in the House

    04/11/2013 5:23:04 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 61 replies
    Hot Air ^ | April 11, 2013 | Allahpundit
    This is exactly what you want to hear with bills on gun control and immigration in the pipeline. Dude, I’m nervous. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) signaled Thursday that he may continue to bypass a House Republican rule [i.e. the "Hastert Rule"] that has required any legislation being voted upon to have the support of a majority of the GOP conference… He said at a news conference Thursday that he will continue to try and follow it in spirit, but also suggested he might well violate it for upcoming votes on guns, immigration and the budget. “Listen: It was never...