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GOP Leaders Split Over Budget Deal

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leaders are criticizing a bipartisan budget deal, parting ways with their House counterparts who shepherded the ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

New Bill Would Force Congress To Stay In Washington Until It Passes A Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Rep. Louise Slaughter, the senior Democrat on the House Rules Committee, introduced legislation Wednesday that would prevent Co...

Boehner Castigates Dems For Day Off

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner says the nation is facing a budget emergency and the Senate, like the House, should be in session to help ave...

The D.C. Political Scene, Such That It Is

Jared Bernstein | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

As gridlock shifts into overdrive and the self-inflicting wound squad are sharpening their knives, here's my abbreviated take: It's all about Boehner.

House GOP Takes Aim At Obamacare In Latest Budget Showdown

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Republicans plan to condition a short-term spending bill for averting a government shutdown next month on making Senate Democ...

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 ...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner: 'Time To Get Out Of This Cliff Business'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Boehner Expresses No Confidence On Key Deal

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's not confident Congress can reach a budget deal and avoid a downgrading of the U.S...

Jason Linkins

Deal Or No Deal: The Mediagasm

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.12.2011 | Media

If you were anywhere near Capitol Hill last Friday night, or a teevee with cameras pointed at Capitol Hill last Friday night, or at a computer watchin...

Chris Kirkham

How The Budget Deal Affects For-Profit College Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 06.09.2011 | Business

Much of Friday's last-minute budget gridlock centered on policy disputes over funding for Planned Parenthood and environmental regulations. But anoth...

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...

Budget Impasse Increasing Risk Of Government Shutdown

The New York Times | CARL HULSE | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

With time running short and budget negotiations this week having reached an angry impasse, Congressional leaders are growing increasingly pessimistic ...

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...

Boehner Makes Budget Case At Religious Convention

AP | ERIK SCHELZIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — House Speaker John Boehner in a speech to religious broadcasters on Sunday called it a "moral responsibility" to rein in the ...

John Boehner Argues Debt 'Is A Mortal Threat'

The Washington Post | Felicia Sonmez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Yes, this debt is a mortal threat to our country; it is also a moral threat," Boehner says in the prepared speech. "It is immoral to bind our childre...

John Boehner: If GOP Cuts Cause Federal Job Losses, 'So Be It'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that if Republican efforts to cut federal spending resulted in the loss of government jobs, "so be it...

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...

John Boehner Reveals Plans For First Vote As Speaker

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Incoming Speaker of the House John Boehner recently announced that his first measure to cut spending as leader of the House of Representatives would b...