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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...

Budget Cuts Seem Here To Stay

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

By Philip Elliott, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The spending cuts are here to stay if you believe the public posturing Sunday. The Senate'...

Boehner: Up To Democrats To Avert Budget Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR and JULIE PACE | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday it's unlikely the Republican-controlled House and Democratic-led Senate will prevent a wa...

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...

House GOP Proposes Budget Cuts To Domestic, Foreign Food Aid

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are targeting domestic nutrition programs and international food assistance as they try to control spending in next ye...

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: 'Trillions' In Spending Cuts Loom On Debt Ceiling Vote

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR and SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — The top Republican in Congress wants trillions of dollars in spending cuts as part of must-pass legislation allowing the federal gove...

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 bu...

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 ...

Obama Calls John Boehner To White House To Talk Budget

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Prodded by an insistent President Barack Obama, Congress' top two lawmakers sought to reinvigorate compromise talks Tuesday aimed a...

House GOP Readies Stopgap Budget Bill If Needed To Avoid Government Shutdown

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republican officials say GOP lawmakers are ready with another short-term spending bill if needed to avoid a government shutdown thr...

House Republicans Maneuver For Budget Cuts As Shutdown Looms

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With budget talks deadlocked, House Republicans drafted a one-week bill Monday night to cut spending by $12 billion, fully fund the...

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...

Deal Needed To Avoid Spending Train Wreck, Government Shutdown

AP | STEVEN R. HURST | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Political ideologies and government spending realities are speeding trains headed toward a nasty crash in Washington this week barr...

Boehner Faces Dilemma In Budget Debate As Government Shutdown Looms

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sometimes in politics and legislation, whether you win is less important than how you win. That's the dilemma facing House Speaker...

Budget Compromise Talks Continue As Tea Party Watches

AP | DAVID ESPO and ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Despite fresh pressure from tea party conservatives, House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that Republicans "can't impose our wi...