House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 29. This summer’s audacity from the Republican leadership rests on the legislative paradox that an omnibus is often easier to pass than a rifle shot.
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 29. This summer’s audacity from the Republican leadership rests on the legislative paradox that an omnibus is often easier to pass than a rifle shot. Susan Walsh AP
House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 29. This summer’s audacity from the Republican leadership rests on the legislative paradox that an omnibus is often easier to pass than a rifle shot. Susan Walsh AP

GOP eyes audacious escape from policy gridlock this fall

August 11, 2015 10:11 PM