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John Boehner Budget Cuts

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...

GOP Spending Cut Plan Would Slash 700,000 Jobs: Report

The Washington Post | Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican plan to sharply cut federal spending this year would destroy 700,000 jobs through 2012, according to an independent economic analysis set...

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 ...

John Boehner Interview: House Speaker Fumbles Budget Cuts Question (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his first interview since being sworn-in as House Speaker, John Boehner struggled to identify budget cuts that could be made to reduce government s...