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Michael McAuliff

GOP Stands Tall For Sequestration

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) served notice Thursday that the deep cuts under t...

Alan Grayson: Severe Cuts 'Will Cause Pain'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

Two and a half weeks after sequestration took effect, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is not standing back in the face of the severe cuts. The Other 98...

Lucia Graves

Boehner Backtracks On Harm Caused By Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner isn't sure whether the sequester will damage America's economy. "I don't know whether it's going to hurt t...

Boehner Makes Big Declaration After Meeting With Obama Over Mess

AP | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner, emerging Friday from a White House meeting with President Barack Obama and congressional leaders, decla...

Powerless Boehner Subjects Himself To Pain

Salon | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

Why does John Boehner subject himself to this?...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner: Raising Taxes Would 'Steal' From Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) declared Thursday that seeking more revenue in order to reduce the federal deficit or to replace seq...

Michael McAuliff

Sequester Battle Flummoxes Senate GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans appeared flummoxed Tuesday by the impending sequestration budget cuts, unable to offer a consensus alternative and ar...

Michael McAuliff

Boehner To Dems: Move Your Ass On Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the sequester budget cuts set to kick in Friday, House Speaker John Boehner had a message for his colleagues in the Senate: Get off...

GOP Senator Says Boehner May Lose Speakership

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) would lose his speakership if he agrees to new tax revenues to avert the across-the...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Smoking Machines, Video Games And Other Stuff The Government 'Wastes' Money On

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in Congress complain that President Barack Obama wants to keep raising taxes instead of joining the GOP in a plan to ...

Boehner Doc Throws Cold Water On Talking Point

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

With deep sequestration cuts just days away, Congress is on vacation....

Boehner: Obama Raging Against Crisis He Manufactured

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Tuesday evening, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) blamed President Obama for the nearly $1.2 trillion in a...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats Settle On Sequester Replacement Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats have settled on a final plan to replace 10 months' worth of sequestration cuts, aides said on Thursday. The plan, ca...

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...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats To Offer Alternative To Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats will produce a bill next week to stave off the sequester-related spending cuts until the end of December, multiple Sena...

Sabrina Siddiqui

White House Warns Of Sequester's Effects, Ups Pressure On Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With massive cuts to defense and domestic spending set to take effect in three weeks, the White House is escalating pressure on Congress...

Sam Stein

Republicans Call Obama's Sequester Bluff

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As members of President Barack Obama's economic team surveyed the fiscal landscape following the 2012 election, they were haunted by spe...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Lawmakers Back Obama On Sequester

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with massive spending cuts that are set to take effect in just over three weeks, two Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that the...

Sam Stein

Congress Unlikely To Stop Sequestration Despite Ominous GDP Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lawmakers and economists urged Congress to reconsider the massive spending cuts set to begin in March in light of Wednesday's alarming n...

Boehner Says He's Got GOP In His 'Back Pocket' For Controversial Move

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

While a Sunday Wall Street Journal interview with House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) mostly got attention for a deadpan remark that he needs the job ...