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Boehner Payroll Tax Cut

Boehner Throws Cold Water On Payroll Tax Deal

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Capitol Hill negotiators Thursday officially unveiled hard-fought compromise legislation to prevent 160 million workers from gettin...

Luke Johnson

House GOP Offers Deal In Big Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House GOP leaders announced Monday they were putting forward a "backup plan" that would extend the payroll tax cut for 10 months, while ...

Sam Stein

Boehner: 'We May' Try To Attach Keystone Pipeline Plan To Payroll Tax Cut, Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- House Speaker John Boehner hinted on Sunday that he will attempt, once more, to tie the fate of a long-term extension of the payro...

Boehner Expresses Regrets Over Payroll Tax Cut Fight

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

Speaker of the House John Boehner admitted Wednesday that his strategy in last year's fight over extending the payroll tax cut was mistaken. "We we...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama To Boehner: Even McConnell Agrees With Me On Payroll Tax Cut

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Thursday continued putting pressure on House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to pass a short-term payroll tax cu...

Sam Stein

Obama Calls Boehner To Press Him On Payroll Tax Cut Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made phone calls to leaders on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning in an effort to encourage them to pass a two-month ...

Jennifer Bendery

"We Have More Important Things To Worry About Than Saving Face"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at Tuesday's White House briefing to send a message directly to House Speaker John Boe...

Sam Stein

House Republicans Pushed Two-Month Payroll Tax Holiday In January 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans will likely reject a two-month extension of the payroll tax holiday Monday evening, citing a desire to avoid striking ...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner Says House GOP Will Reject Senate Payroll Tax Cut

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said he expects House Republicans to reject a Senate-passed payroll tax cut package later Monday and then ...

John Boehner Is Not Happy

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Top House Republicans rebelled Sunday against a bipartisan, Senate-approved bill extending payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits fo...

Jennifer Bendery

Boehner: House Republicans Oppose Payroll Tax Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with a rebellion in his ranks over a short-term payroll tax cut extension passed by the Senate, House Speaker John Boehner on Sund...