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House Republicans Pass Anti-Obamacare Budget

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives passed the first joint House-Senate budget plan i...

House GOP Votes to Take Food From the Mouths of Hungry Children to Give Huge Tax Break to Children of Multi-Millionaires -- Really?

Robert Creamer | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics
Robert Creamer

I am not exaggerating. The GOP voted to eliminate the estate tax. But the estate tax only applies to estates larger than $5.4 million for an individual and $10.9 million for couples. Eliminating the estate tax would benefit only 5,500 families in America (.02 percent of the population).

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...

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...

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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Now It's Democrats Blasting GOP For Stalling Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans spent four years berating the Democratic-led Senate for failing to pass a budget. Now that the Senate has approved a budget ...

Jennifer Bendery

Democrats Raise $500,000 After Republicans Vote For Paul Ryan's Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats routinely rail against the GOP budget put forward by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), but there's at least one thing they like about i...

Ryan Budget Mocked As 'Hocus Pocus'

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats are mocking House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) budget plan as "hocus pocus," charging it will actuall...

Michael McAuliff

Ryan Returns To Congress As House Punts On Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan played something of a punt-returner Thursday -- returning to Congress from the campaign trail to hel...

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Defense Budget That Breaks Spending Agreement

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House passed a defense budget Friday that exceeds the deal cut by Congress and President Barack Obama last summer, and that would ha...

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...

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 ...

Elise Foley

Pelosi: Ryan Budget Plan Must Be 'Snuffed Out'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) laid out the Democrats' plan of attack on the Republican budget proposal, telling progress...

Elise Foley

John Boehner On Entitlement Cuts: 'Everything Is On The Table'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATED BELOW WASHINGTON -- House Republicans remain divided on whether their upcoming budget for fiscal year 2012 will include cuts to government ...