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Boehner Government Spending

Boehner's Biggest Threat May Be ‘Young Guns’ In His Own Party

The Washington Post | Michael Leahy | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

The House has a freshman class of 87 GOP members, whose most impassioned supporters -- outspoken conservatives and tea party loyalists who have long v...

House GOP Readies Stopgap Budget Bill If Needed To Avoid Government Shutdown

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican officials say GOP lawmakers are ready with another short-term spending bill if needed to avoid a government shutdown thr...

House Republicans Maneuver For Budget Cuts As Shutdown Looms

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With budget talks deadlocked, House Republicans drafted a one-week bill Monday night to cut spending by $12 billion, fully fund the...

House Republicans Privately Warn Boehner On Prospect Of Shutdown

Roll Call | John Stanton & Anna Palmer | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

House Republican leaders are privately warning Speaker John Boehner that they may not have the votes to pass a six-month spending bill with significan...

Boehner Faces Dilemma In Budget Debate As Government Shutdown Looms

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sometimes in politics and legislation, whether you win is less important than how you win. That's the dilemma facing House Speaker...

Showdowns On Spending & Debt Will Test New Leaders In Congress

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two early showdowns on spending and debt will signal whether the new Congress can find common ground despite its partisan divisions...