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BOEHNER DEBT CEILING
Boehner Says He Can't See A Clean Debt Ceiling Deal Passing
But Democrats think it's probably a bluff.
John Boehner Struggles To Find Debt Limit Deal, Hints At Clean Bill
In light of those constraints, Boehner didn't rule out the possibility that he would pass a clean bill to raise the nation's
Boehner And Pelosi Have Yet To Discuss Debt Ceiling
"We have not reached out to the Democratic leadership," a Boehner aide said. A Pelosi aide confirmed that she had not heard
House GOP Warily Eyes Another Debt Ceiling Showdown
"Bad habits are tough to break," the aide said of Friday's news that the risk corridors would be the next GOP debt limit
Ted Cruz, John Boehner's Former Lawyer, Says He Doesn't 'Really Know John Boehner'
Democrats oppose the bill’s prioritization of foreign payments over domestic needs, but Cruz defended it, accusing Democrats
John Boehner: U.S. 'Shouldn't Even Get Close To' Debt Limit
By Reuters, Reuters
"I would hope that the House and the Senate would act quickly on a bill to increase the debt limit," Boehner said, without
How Corporate America Can Stop a Federal Default: Give Boehner a Multi-Million Dollar Lobbying Job
Activist, Writer, Producer, and Entertainment Attorney
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.
House Republicans Consider Short-Term Debt Limit Hike
"We're not going to vote against making sure that America pays its bills, [but] we think it ought to be a longer term for
No One Understands Strategy To Avoid Debt Ceiling Crisis, Sorry Y'all
And he's basically got to engineer all of this in a way that looks like he has not engineered anything at all. If he succeeds
Obama Accuses Republicans Of Extortion Over Raising The Debt Ceiling
"You have never seen in the history of the United States ... the threat of not raising the debt ceiling being used to extort
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White House: Debt Ceiling's Short-Term Extension Wouldn't Be Blocked
Carney did his best to avoid endorsing the legislation, noting that no one has actually seen the language yet. But he did
Republicans Become Weak-Kneed Over Debt Ceiling Fight
House Speaker John Boehner spoke at length with the Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore about the coming confrontation over
In Debt Ceiling Standoff, 14th Amendment Is Not An Option, Says White House
Perhaps the most notable proponent of the constitutional option? Bill Clinton. During that fight, Democrats increasingly
Louie Gohmert On Debt Ceiling: 'That's Our Leverage'
"Right," said Gohmert, "and that's our leverage." The administration is calling on House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to
Debt Ceiling Showdown: Obama, Boehner Diverge On Demands
Jennifer Bendery contributed reporting. But in comments on Thursday, the speaker dipped back into the rhetoric that he and
Barack Obama Willing To Sacrifice Military Health Care, Flood Assistance In 2011 Talks: Memo
Medicare, which enables millions of retired Americans to pay for their health care costs, would have been hit particularly
Paul Ryan Debt Ceiling Bill: Why Did He Advocate Killing The Grand Bargain?
Mr. Ryan’s enormous influence was apparent last summer when Representative Eric Cantor, the second most powerful House Republican
Senior Public Policy Executive
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.
America Deserves a Better Deal
Dean of the US House of Representatives | Ranking Member, Hous...
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.
Debt Ceiling Agreement: No Cause for Celebration
Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School
This week's agreement to increase the U.S. debt ceiling is no cause for celebration. The political landscape is covered with the blood of all the politicians who were losers in this "no win" battle.
Debt Ceiling Deal Reached To Avert Default (LATEST UPDATES)
Check back here for the latest developments. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached
Defense Cuts Hold Up Debt Ceiling Deal
That outline seemed to placate GOP leadership. But when they took the suggestion to fellow lawmakers on Sunday morning, they
Senate Debt Bill Poised To Take U.S. To Edge Of Default
"Speaker Boehner should just give it up," Schumer said. "The Boehner proposal says we won't default now, but we promise you
Tea Party Activists Stop Short Of Calling For John Boehner To Resign As Speaker — For Now
Tea Party activists rallying in Washington say House Speaker John Boehner should stay in his job -- for now. The Hill reports
Ten Movie Scenes Rejected As A Means Of Psyching Up The GOP To Continue The Debt Ceiling Kabuki
The fake debt ceiling negotiations have gotten so ridiculous that now the GOP is having movie nights to get themselves psyched up. Why identify with a bunch of murderous gangsters? Wish I knew! But as it turns out, there were worse choices they could have made.
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