A reporter raises her hand to ask a question of House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 6, 2013. Boehner answered questions from reporters on topics ranging from monitoring of phone records to immigration reform to the budget. Boehner said the White House's veto threats against legislation that implements spending cuts called for by the austere GOP budget plan is "reckless" and would lead to a government shutdown. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Boehner says he will support farm bill

House Speaker John Boehner says he will vote for a wide-ranging farm bill headed to the House floor this month, a major boost for the five y…

In this Dec. 8, 2005, file photo, a man walks out the Verizon's new corporate headquarters.The Obama administration on Thursday, June 6, 2013, defended the government's need to collect telephone records of American citizens, calling such information "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats." Britain's Guardian newspaper reported that the NSA has been collecting the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers under a top secret court order. (AP Photo/Dima Gavrysh, File)

ACLU sues over NSA phone records program

Two prominent civil rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the National Security Agency over its program that reportedly collects the te…