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Fiscal Cliff Vote

'I Need This Job Like I Need A Hole In The Head'

Wall Street Journal | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics

What stunned House Speaker John Boehner more than anything else during his prolonged closed-door budget negotiations with Barack Obama was this revela...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Moves On Fiscal Cliff

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Subdued House Republicans Tuesday evening resigned themselves to passing the Senate's "fiscal cliff" bill, backing away from threats ear...

Howard Fineman

Lee: Biden Emphasizes History To Dems

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics

Ducking out of the closed-door meeting of Democrats to attend another event, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas said that Vice President Joe Biden had m...

Fiscal Cliff Looms As Washington Prepares To Kick Can In Typical Fashion

Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- When it comes to the nation's budget challenges, congressional leaders are fond of saying dismiss...

House Republicans Delay Vote On Plan B Thursday

Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

The House has delayed voting on a bill dubbed "Plan B" by House Speaker John Boehner. Boehner decided to postpone a vote on the bill after determin...

House Advances Part Of Boehner's Fiscal Cliff Plan

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 20 - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly passed a bill to cut domestic spending while protecting defense programs f...

House To Vote On Republican Plan B

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

By Richard Cowan and Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress pushed ahead on Thursday with a "fiscal...

House GOP To Forge Ahead WIth Hopeless 'Plan B'

Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The GOP-controlled House is moving ahead Thursday on a bill that would raise taxes on people e...

House Republicans Expected To Vote On Fiscal Cliff

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor said he expects a vote on a Republican offer to avert the "...