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John Boehner Budget Cuts

John Boehner Says U.S. On 'Path' To Default

The Huffington Post | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said on Sunday that the country was on a path toward default if President Barack Obama continues to refuse to nego...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner: 'Time To Get Out Of This Cliff Business' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) blamed President Barack Obama Tuesday for the remarkable string of fiscal standoffs over the last fe...

The Daily Szep -- The Speakah

Paul Szep | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Sabrina Siddiqui

Harry Reid: I Don't Understand John Boehner's Brain | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and Republicans revealed a deep rift in their "fiscal cliff" talks Thursday when House Speaker John Boehner declared his disap...

Sam Stein

Did Paul Ryan Cripple Debt-Reduction Deal With Obama Re-Election Concern? | Sam Stein | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In its profile of newly minted, presumptive vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan Monday morning, The New York Times reported a new and po...

Job Wars: Republicans Strike Back

Bob Burnett | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Obama has staked out a strong position but Republicans will do everything they can to deny him a win. That's the nature of politics in 2011.

Speaker Boehner and the Binge on Top

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

If the usual ways of contacting Congress aren't satisfactory, sing to them. With apologies to Rogers and Hammerstein, we have created a new version of "Surrey With the Fringe on Top" that we call "Binge on Top." Have a listen.

Ryan Grim

John Boehner Rejects Obama's Grand Bargain On Debt Ceiling | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner is rejecting President Obama's offer to make historic cuts to the federal government and the social safety ne...

John Boehner, GOP Play Hard Ball In Talks Over Raising Debt Ceiling

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was a tough-talking House Speaker John Boehner who warned Wall Street this week that Congress won't raise the government's debt ceili...

John Boehner: Tax Hikes 'Off The Table'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - House Speaker John Boehner is insisting tax increases are "off the table" in negotiations with the Obama administration and congressional...

John Boehner Told Not To 'Fold' As Government Shutdown Looms

Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

With a government shutdown looming, leaders in the Tea Party community urged House Speaker John Boehner not to cave and agree to a budget compromise w...

John Boehner Statement On Budget Deal Negotiations

Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner delivered a statement that lasted less than 60 seconds and took no questions on Friday morning ahead of a midnight deadline...

Washington Braces For Shutdown Amid Budget Impasse

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Washington braced for a shutdown as Republican and Democratic lawmakers headed to the White House on Tuesday in an attempt to reach a budg...

Government Shutdown Looms As Budget Deal Remains Unreached

Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON--Washington is hurtling toward a government shutdown on Friday night as the time to agree on a budget for the remainder of the fiscal year ...

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...

John Boehner Faces Choice That Could Define His Leadership

The Los Angeles Times | Lisa Mascaro | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

With a government shutdown deadline just days away, House Speaker John A. Boehner faces a fateful choice over whether to abandon conservative Republic...

Boehner Navigates Uncharted Territory Between Legislative Pragmatism & Tea Party Zeal

The New York Times | Carl Hulse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After being granted three weeks to cut what has been an elusive budget deal, Speaker John A. Boehner is navigating the unchartered territory between l...

GOP Spending Cut Plan Would Slash 700,000 Jobs: Report

The Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican plan to sharply cut federal spending this year would destroy 700,000 jobs through 2012, according to an independent economic analysis set...

John Boehner Interview: House Speaker Fumbles Budget Cuts Question (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his first interview since being sworn-in as House Speaker, John Boehner struggled to identify budget cuts that could be made to reduce government s...