Articles Tagged 'John Boehner'


Boehner Plan on Debt Limit Stalls Amid Shutdown Standoff

by Richard Rubin, Roxana Tiron & Kathleen Hunter,
Published on September 27, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner’s plan to avert a shutdown by shifting to a debt-ceiling fight ran into opposition from some Republicans in another setback for… READ MORE

Boehner pans Obama’s offer to trade Social Security change for tax hikes

Published on April 6, 2013
House Speaker John Boehner preemptively rejected President Obama’s call for more tax hikes Friday, after administration officials revealed the president’s upcoming budget would tie tax… READ MORE

Boehner tells Senate to ‘get off their ass,’ pass sequester bill

by Russell Berman, The Hill
Published on February 27, 2013
A salty Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday told members of the Senate to “get off their ass” and pass a bill to replace the… READ MORE
John Boehner, Eric Cantor

Does Eric Cantor’s no vote on the fiscal cliff bill spell trouble for John Boehner?

by James Antle,,
Published on January 4, 2013
Even less common is a House speaker and majority leader going their separate ways on big-ticket legislation. The last major example is when the Democratic-controlled… READ MORE
Tea Party

Death of Tea Party appears exaggerated, members in House appear to hold key fiscal vote

Published on December 31, 2012
The Tea Party has had an up-and-down political ride since the movement helped Republicans take control of the House in 2010, but those elected in… READ MORE
Fiscal Cliff

UPDATE 1-US administration urges Republicans not to block ‘fiscal cliff’ deal

by Mark Felsenthal,
Published on December 28, 2012
As President Barack Obama cut short a Christmas vacation to resume talks to avoid the “fiscal cliff” of automatic year-end tax hikes and spending cuts,… READ MORE
John Boehner


Published on December 23, 2012

Several conservative House Republican members are contemplating a plan to unseat Speaker John Boehner from his position on January 3, Breitbart News has exclusively learned.… READ MORE
John A. Boehner

Boehner Cancels Tax Vote in Face of G.O.P. Revolt

by JONATHAN WEISMAN, The New York Times
Published on December 22, 2012
Speaker John A. Boehner’s effort to pass fallback legislation to avert a fiscal crisis in less than two weeks collapsed Thursday night in an embarrassing… READ MORE

Norquist giving House Republicans a pass on Boehner’s ‘Plan B’

Published on December 20, 2012
Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform is giving House Republican’s a pass on Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B” to let tax rates go up on… READ MORE
Fiscal Cliff

What In The World Are Barack Obama And John Boehner Thinking?

by Michael, The Economic Collapse
Published on December 19, 2012
Barack Obama and John Boehner both seem absolutely determined to drive U.S. government finances off a cliff. The mainstream media would have you believe that… READ MORE

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