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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