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Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP Warily Eyes Another Debt Ceiling Showdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

CAMBRIDGE, Md. -- House Republicans on Friday began flirting more seriously with the idea of spurring another showdown over the nation's debt limit wh...

Boehner: U.S. 'Shouldn't Even Get Close To' Debt Limit

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday said the United States should avoid a major fight over ra...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner Prepared To Move Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is ready to take up the Senate deal to end the fiscal standoff, with less than a day before a potent...

The Shutdown Just Got Real: Diddy's Weighing In

Posted 10.15.2013 | Black Voices

As the government shutdown continues to leave the nation’s budget in gridlock, many public figures including, Sean “Diddy” Combs, are commenting...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Offer Short-Term Debt-Limit Deal, Keep Government Closed

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican House leaders Thursday offered the president and Senate far less than they want in the ongoing financial standoff, presenting...

Boehner Claims He Doesn't Have The Votes For Clean CR

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Sunday that there are not enough votes in the House of Representative to pass a continuing resolution to fund...

Boehner Promises 'Whale Of A Fight' Over Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) promised a "whale of a fight" over the debt ceiling Monday and said that he wanted cuts greater than the increase ...

Boehner Makes New Debt Ceiling Threat

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Tuesday that the House would not vote to raise the debt ceiling without spending cuts, setting up a potential...

Boehner Makes Debt-Ceiling Threat

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that he would negotiate a debt-ceiling increase with spending cuts, potentially setting up another f...

Boehner Faces Secret Dilemma As Tea Party Threat Looms

Salon | Posted 03.16.2013 | Politics

According to Politico's reporting, John Boehner "will never allow a (debt) default, even if it puts his leadership position at risk." The speaker, sup...

Boehner Offers Taking Debt Ceiling Off Table For One Year: Report

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has offered to take the debt ceiling off the table for one year, the Washington Post and CBS News reported Sunday,...

Boehner Offers Taking Debt Limit Off Table For One Year: Report

Washington Post | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

House Speaker John A. Boehner has offered to push any fight over the federal debt limit off for a year, a major concession that would deprive Republic...

Boehner Signals Bottom Line On Debt Ceiling Increase, Tax Hikes

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Struggling to break a perilous deadlock, President Barack Obama took direct control Friday of national debt-limit negotiations with...

Elise Foley

Boehner To Obama: Let's Make A Deal On Debt Limit

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One day before the federal government is scheduled to reach its debt limit, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said he is ready to make...