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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...

Sam Stein

Fiscal Cliff Talks: Progress Quietly Begins As Both Sides Make Opening Bids

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dire headlines about the ongoing "fiscal cliff" debate might give the impression that the country is destined for a harrowing economic j...

'Job Creators' or 'Hostage Takers?'

Peter M. Shane | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Peter M. Shane

Excessive regulation is hardly the problem that created the housing crisis and banking sector meltdown. Quite the reverse. So, to say that regulations per se are the enemy of growth is just wrong.

Mr. Speaker, You're Dead Wrong About Taxes and Jobs

James Heffernan | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
James Heffernan

When 14 million people are out of work and more than 46 million are mired in poverty, how many voters really believe that the wealthiest among us simply cannot be asked to pay their fair share of taxes?

Sam Stein

Boehner Blasts Obama's Jobs Plan, Attacks 'Short-Term Gimmicks'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) threw cold water on the prospect of passing President Obama's jobs bill during a speech on Thursday,...

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...

Obama Signals Compromise With GOP On Tax Cuts

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(WASHINGTON) -- A chastened President Barack Obama signaled a willingness to compromise with Republicans on tax cuts and energy policy Wednesday, one ...

Rick Perry Accuses John Boehner Of Raising 'White Flag' With Possible Tax Cut Compromise

AP | JAY ROOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has positioned himself as a national figure on firebrand conservative causes, has criticized U.S. Hou...

Sam Stein

John Boehner: I'd Support Obama's Tax Cuts Package If I Had No Other Choice

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Sunday offered one the sharpest indications to date that the GOP may be willing to allow the Bush tax c...