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Laura Barron-Lopez

Divided House GOP Prevents Embarrassment, Passes Budget Boosting Defense Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans narrowly pulled off a risky maneuver Wednesday by passing a budget that will boost defense spending, following a rift ...

Elise Foley

House GOP Faces Test On Budget Priorities

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are hoping they can bring deficit hawks and defense hawks together this week to support a budget -- and avoid an embar...

Sam Stein

House GOP Votes Down NIH Funding Measure One Day After Members Praised NIH Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One day after conservative Republicans thrilled an audience of science research advocates by pledging their support for more federal inv...

Elise Foley

House Republican: Balanced Budget Promise Is 'Hooey'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House conservatives seemed unenthused on Tuesday with the safety net-cutting budget plan put out by their conference. They said they wer...

House Conservatives Offer More Austere Alternative To Ryan Budget

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, April 7 (Reuters) - Conservative Republicans who believe that Representative Paul Ryan's budget plan does ...

Elise Foley

Republicans Block Yet Another Immigration Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans blocked a Democratic effort Wednesday to add funding for a comprehensive immigration reform measure to the GOP budget,...

Obama Warning Against Shutdown

Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

By JIM KUHNHENN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama, facing a budget showdown with Congress, is pushing his economic agenda...

Zach Carter

House GOP Keeps Defunding Group That's Been Gone For 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When House GOP leaders abruptly shelved a bill to fund standard federal transportation and housing programs last Wednesday, one of the l...

GOP Austerity Measure Falls Apart

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

BY ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- House GOP leaders Wednesday halted debate on an austere measure that was full of cuts to trans...

Zach Carter

House GOP Stomps Again On ACORN's Grave

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are scheduled to vote on two separate budget bills this week, each of which would reject funding for the poverty activ...

Brutal Ryan Plan Remains On Track For Victory

Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A familiar budget plan to sharply cut safety-net programs for the poor and clamp down on dome...

Zach Carter

Latest GOP Budget Plan Wouldn't Aid Poor, Students, Seniors ...

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are proposing a short-term budget that would ease the impact of sequestration on defense, veterans, immigration and la...

Power to the GOP Moderates

Jim Jaffe | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

More than a few volleys remain in this game and the outcome of the fiscal cliff debate will provide more guidance on who has how much influence in subsequent debates.

GOP Plan Cuts Social Services To Protect The Pentagon

Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

By ANDREW TAYLOR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The Republicans who control the House are using cuts to food aid, health care and social servi...

Proposed GOP Bill Would Make Deep Cuts To Social Safety Net

Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Highlights of House GOP legislation cutting spending by more than $300 billion over the coming decade. Food Stamps – C...

Elise Foley

Paul Ryan: 'I Really Misspoke' About Military

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Sunday that he had made a mistake last week in asserting that senior military leaders did not support the P...

Jennifer Bendery

Allen West: You'd Be On A 'Suicide Mission' If You Challenge My Support For Paul Ryan's Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Don't even think about challenging Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) on his support for the House Republican budget plan, or you'll be on "a suic...

Katy Hall

Paul Ryan's Plan: The GOP Budget And The 2012 Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled a budget Tuesday that would slash federal spending by $5 trillion more than the budget President Ba...

Apocalypse Now: GOP Budget Offers Second-Rate Vision for First-Rate Country

Ethan Rome | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics
Ethan Rome

The GOP budget is an immoral and callous clarion call for the middle class to pay more and get less. It promotes prosperity for the few instead of opportunity for all. It says we should be on our own instead of bound together by common purpose.

House GOP Targets Various Programs In Budget Plan

Politico | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Trying to get their mojo back, House Republicans hope to move quickly this spring with a $261 billion deficit-reduction package to forestall automatic...

Michael McAuliff

Paul Ryan Unveils Latest Budget-Slasher Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican chairman of the House Budget Committee, unveiled his latest plan to slash spending Tuesday, returning to ...

Michael McAuliff

Harry Reid: House Taking a Weekend Off Could Cause Catastrophic U.S. Default

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are setting up a catastrophic U.S. default by deciding to take a weekend off while time to resolve deadlocked negotiat...

The GOP's Medicare Defectors

Mother Jones | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

The Senate is likely to hold a vote on Rep. Paul Ryan's budget in the upcoming days. The measure is all but assured to fail, but Senate Majority Leade...

Elise Foley

Paul Ryan Defends Medicare Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) pushed back on Monday against criticisms about his budget, saying Democrats were attacking his plans for Medicar...

Elise Foley

Newt Gingrich: Ryan Medicare Plan Is 'Too Big A Jump'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich distanced himself on Sunday from a House GOP plan to make cuts to Medicare, calling it ...