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But Democrats think it's probably a bluff.
What those offsets would be isn't yet clear. House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) told Politico on Thursday
"We have not reached out to the Democratic leadership," a Boehner aide said. A Pelosi aide confirmed that she had not heard
A House GOP leadership aide told The Huffington Post that while lawmakers had not yet decided on a strategy, targeting the
In 1998, Cruz represented Boehner, then House Republican Conference chairman, in a six-year lawsuit against Rep. Jim McDermott
Speaking to reporters at his weekly press conference, Boehner was asked whether he would engage in direct negotiations with
For once the interests of the 1 percent and the 99 percent are aligned around stopping a default on the corporate debt which would both decimate corporate profits and throw millions of ordinary Americans out of work.
Indeed, some aides on both sides of the aisle said they suspected a real deal would not come until close to the debt limit
The Washington Post attempted to track down something solid -- something on which one might find purchase -- amid all of
"You have never seen in the history of the United States ... the threat of not raising the debt ceiling being used to extort
Later on Tuesday the Office of Management and Budget formally announced that it would not oppose the House Republicans' plan
House Speaker John Boehner spoke at length with the Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore about the coming confrontation over
During his Thursday briefing, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney dismissed the idea that Obama has the constitutional
In the end, it seems more likely that lawmakers will include a debt ceiling raise in the fiscal cliff package than sign off
To what extent Boehner wants to have another fight is not entirely clear. He likely realizes that it would be difficult to
A leaked memo from President Barack Obama's staff to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) details just how far the White House
The answer, according to two Republican sources who witnessed the debt ceiling negotiations, is somewhere in the middle. Ryan
What explains this remarkable and unprecedented period of extreme volatility? Surely the value of America's businesses and what they produce cannot be subject to that much day-to-day fluctuation.
The American people need to send a message to the members of the deficit reduction commission, whoever they may end up being, that they need to prioritize the preservation of Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security.