John Boehner http://kcur.org en Rep. Cleaver On 'Plan B' And The Fiscal Cliff http://kcur.org/post/rep-cleaver-plan-b-and-fiscal-cliff <p>The U.S. House of Representatives is likely to vote Thursday on a proposal advanced by <a href="http://www.speaker.gov/">Speaker John Boehner</a> to avoid the "fiscal cliff."</p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 22:55:53 +0000 Frank Morris 29290 at http://kcur.org Rep. Cleaver On 'Plan B' And The Fiscal Cliff Obama And Boehner Meet At White House; Session Ends Without Deal http://kcur.org/post/obama-and-boehner-meet-white-house-session-ends-without-deal President Obama hosted House Speaker John Boehner today, spending nearly an hour together in which they reportedly discussed ways to avert the looming "fiscal cliff" of spending cuts and tax hikes that are due to strike at the end of 2012. Boehner left the White House at 6 p.m., ET, apparently without reaching a deal. As Politico reports, the Republican plans to return to his home state of Ohio this weekend.<p>The speaker's meeting with the president began around 5:10, just more than an hour after the White House announced that U.N. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 23:24:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 28995 at http://kcur.org Obama And Boehner Meet At White House; Session Ends Without Deal Kansas May Be Unrepresented On Ag Committee http://kcur.org/post/kansas-may-be-unrepresented-ag-committee <p>Congresswoman <a href="http://lynnjenkins.house.gov/">Lynn Jenkins</a> says it may not be easy to get a Kansan back on the <a href="http://agriculture.house.gov/">House Agriculture Committee</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 16:53:54 +0000 Stephen Koranda 28779 at http://kcur.org Kansas May Be Unrepresented On Ag Committee