House Speaker John Boehner en Boehner Secures GOP Nomination Easily In Primary Election <p>House Speaker John Boehner beat two tea party challengers in the GOP primary last night. Now, he’ll face a college professor this fall in his bid for a 13th term in Congress.</p><p>In the Democratic primary, Miami University professor Tom Poetter defeated restaurant supervisor Matthew Guyette for the right to challenge Boehner in Ohio's 8th Congressional District.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 10:38:08 +0000 Associated Press 49578 at Boehner Secures GOP Nomination Easily In Primary Election Farm Bill Compromise Expected Soon, But Legislators Still Processing Milk <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-6a81de75-d012-7c77-bdf5-c03f5e5ac3e0"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">This week a congressional committee is expected to come out with a compromise on the Farm Bill after months of debate. Mon, 27 Jan 2014 14:40:07 +0000 Lewis Wallace 45086 at Turner Defends "No" Vote On Ending Shutdown, Boehner Gets Support From His Caucus <p>The vote to reopen the government and extend the debt ceiling limit was approved with most House Republicans opposing it, including most of the lawmakers that represent southwest Ohio. Emily McCord speaks with the Columbus Dispatch's Jessica Wehrman for this week’s PoliticsOhio.</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:53:25 +0000 Emily McCord 40797 at Government Shutdown Over: How They Voted <p>The House and the Senate approved a bill that ended the federal government shutdown and gave the Treasury an extended debt ceiling. The Senate approved the measure 81-18; a deal which originated from the leaders of Republican and Democratic Senators. Hours later, the House approved it as well, with most Republicans opposing it. The final vote was 285-144.</p><p>How did lawmakers vote representing SW Ohio?</p><p>Senate:</p><p>(D) Sherrod Brown- YES</p><p>(R) Rob Portman-YES</p><p>House:</p><p>(R) Mike Turner (10th district)-NO</p><p>(R) John Boehner (8th district)-YES</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:44:41 +0000 Emily McCord 40731 at Ohio Lawmakers Face Decision In Syria And Political Fall Out <p>Ohio Representatives are expressing a variety of questions and concerns regarding whether or not to support President Obama's call for military action in Syria. The Columbus Dispatch's Jessica Wehrman speaks to Emily McCord in the weekly segment, PoliticsOhio. Werhman reports that this is not the usual party-line disagreement and says she'll be watching Speaker of the House, John Boehner, closely in the next few weeks, as he is the only Republican from Ohio that is backing the President's plan.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:28:05 +0000 Emily McCord 38913 at