John Boehner

A surprising announcement on Capitol Hill has led to a postponement of today's scheduled vote.

October 08 2015 12:50 PM

Former congressman Barney Frank, blunt as ever, sees positives  and potential negatives with the abrupt departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner.

October 02 2015 4:15 AM

Jon Stewart's successor at The Daily Show debuted Monday night to mostly positive reviews, but a joke he made about AIDS left the audience groaning.

September 29 2015 9:43 AM

The Republican House speaker announced his resignation today and will leave Congress at the end of October.

September 25 2015 10:03 AM Updated

This represents a markedly different stance from the one congressional Republicans took when the court last considered marriage equality.

February 06 2015 4:44 PM

The move could signal that similar federal legislation is effectively dead in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

February 05 2014 3:14 PM

The House speaker drew a hard line on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act in a first-time meeting with the LGBT Equality Caucus.

January 30 2014 2:32 PM

If the likes of Jimmy LaSalvia can't take it anymore, maybe the Republican Party will never wake up.

January 15 2014 3:32 PM

The speaker of the House told reporters he doesn't see any reason to enact federal laws protecting workers from getting fired for being LGBT.

November 14 2013 3:10 PM

Why House Speaker John Boehner should allow a vote on ENDA.

November 11 2013 6:00 AM