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Sam Stein

Did Paul Ryan Cripple Debt-Reduction Deal With Obama Re-Election Concern?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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John Boehner Rejects Obama's Grand Bargain On Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Budget Negotiations Resume To Avert Government Shutdown

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden reported "good progress" Wednesday in budget talks to prevent a government shutdown next week as congressi...

John Boehner Faces Choice That Could Define His Leadership

The Los Angeles Times | Lisa Mascaro | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

With a government shutdown deadline just days away, House Speaker John A. Boehner faces a fateful choice over whether to abandon conservative Republic...

Time Short, Tempers Flare In Budget Showdown

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The specter of a partial government shutdown looms again as Congress returns to Washington with Democrats and Republicans as far apart o...

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 ...