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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...

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...

Jennifer Bendery

Louie Gohmert Trashes GOP Leaders For 'Not Leading' In Tax Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) went on a rant against his party leaders for "not leading" when it comes to cutting government spending, an...

Michael McAuliff

John Boehner Signals No Softening On Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) signaled no new willingness to bend on raising taxes for the rich Wednesday after one of his more re...

Elise Foley

Bill Kristol: 'It Won't Kill The Country If We Raise Taxes' On Millionaires

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative commentator and Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol said Sunday the Republican Party should accept new ideas, including the...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner: GOP Won't Agree To Raise Taxes On Wealthy, Even If Obama Wins

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Elections often come with a mandate -- or at least some sort of consequences for the defeated party, which not only has its candidates r...

Hardline Republican Stance May Be Self-Defeating

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- On the surface, it would seem like an opportune time for Congress to include targeted tax hikes as part of a cost-cutting package t...

Boehner Defiant On Terms Of Potential Debt Ceiling Deal

AP | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Speaker John Boehner says he agrees with President Barack Obama that the nation's borrowing limit must be raised to avoid a governm...

John Boehner Signals Contentious Issue 'Under Discussion' In Debt Talks

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says proposals to reform the tax code are "under discussion" as part of budget talks with Pre...

Top Democrat: GOP Tax Argument Flawed

AP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A leading House Democrat thinks members of Congress could reach a deal to avoid a government default if they could get past the sem...

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...