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Speaker Boehner Announces Plans To Sue President Obama

Speaker Boehner Announces Plans To Sue President Obama

Source: Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, announced Wednesday that he’s pushing the House of Representatives to sue President Obama “in an effort to compel the president to follow his oath of office and faithfully execute the laws of our country.” He did not say which specific laws the suit will say […]

Out Of Options, House GOP Settles On “Clean” Debt Limit Hike

Out Of Options, House GOP Settles On “Clean” Debt Limit Hike

Source: Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News House Republican leaders have abandoned plans to seek spending cuts or specific policies in exchange for increasing the debt limit after it became clear there was insufficient support for the strategy among the conference, a source told CBS News. Instead, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, will rely on mostly Democratic votes […]

John Boehner Admits Defeat: ‘We Fought The Good Fight, We Just Didn’t Win’

John Boehner Admits Defeat: ‘We Fought The Good Fight, We Just Didn’t Win’

Source: Matt Wilstein  / Mediaite In a radio appearance on Cincinnati’s The Bill Cunningham Show Wednesday afternoon, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) admitted defeat in the Republican effort to dismantle major aspects of the Affordable Care Act in exchange for keeping the government funding and raising the debt ceiling. “We fought the good fight,” Boehner told conservative host Bill Cunningham, “we just […]

House Agrees To Move Senate Debt Ceiling Deal

House Agrees To Move Senate Debt Ceiling Deal

Source: Susan Davis / USA Today WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top two leaders announced a bipartisan deal Wednesday to reopen the federal government after a 16-day partial shutdown as well as avert an unprecedented debt default, and House leaders said they would accept it. “The compromise we reached will provide our economy with the stability it […]

House GOP Offers Debt Limit Hike, End To Shutdown In Package With Spending Cuts: Report

House GOP Offers Debt Limit Hike, End To Shutdown In Package With Spending Cuts: Report

Source: The Huffington Post House Republicans have offered an increase in the debt limit and an end to the government shutdown in a package with spending cuts, the AP reports. The offer comes on the 11th day of the government shutdown. This is developing… To follow this topic visit The Huffington Post.

Boehner: “No Boundaries” In Government Shutdown, Debt Limit Talks

Boehner: “No Boundaries” In Government Shutdown, Debt Limit Talks

Source: Stephanie Condon / CBS News On the eighth day of the government shutdown, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that before re-opening the government, Democrats and Republicans should sit down for negotiations without any preconditions. “The central argument is this: are we going to sit down and have a conversation, or aren’t we?” he told […]

Obama Resists Talks With Boehner ‘Under The Threat’ Of Default

Obama Resists Talks With Boehner ‘Under The Threat’ Of Default

Source: Devin Dwyer / ABC News With the federal government shutdown dragging into a seventh day, President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are no closer to breaking the impasse, much less taking seats across from each other at a negotiating table. During a midday visit to the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in southwest […]

ROLAND S. MARTIN: Obama Can’t Bow Down To Pathetic GOP Antics

ROLAND S. MARTIN: Obama Can’t Bow Down To Pathetic GOP Antics

by Roland S. Martin Editor-in-chief RolandMartinReports.com Enough. Enough with the spoiled brat antics of Speaker John Boehner and Rep. Eric Cantor. Enough with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz decrying a government shutdown that he is largely responsible for. Enough with the tea party turning members of Congress into wimps, showing how a small band of deranged […]

Boehner After Obama Meeting: No New Taxes (VIDEO)

Boehner After Obama Meeting: No New Taxes (VIDEO)

House Speaker John Boehner says higher taxes won’t be part of any deal to solve the country’s budget mess. After a White House meeting with President Barack Obama, Boehner said there was nothing new to report on staving off spending cuts. (March 1)

Boehner On Sequester: Obama Campaigning Instead (VIDEO)

Boehner On Sequester: Obama Campaigning Instead (VIDEO)

Republican leader John Boehner is calling on President Barack Obama to stop holding what he calls campaign-style rallies and meet with Senate Democrats to craft a plan to avoid the sequester. (Feb. 25)

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