Topic: John Boehner
US government has reached the debt limit set by Congress, Treasury's Tim Geithner said Monday. Treasury has ways to keep paying the nation's bills until August. All eyes are now on Congress.
05/16/2011 05:48 pm
In a special congressional election for New York's solidly Republican 26th District, the Democrat says her GOP foe would back Paul Ryan's plan to 'end Medicare.' The parties are taking notice.
05/13/2011 07:57 pm
Medicare trustees said Friday that the program would reach financial 'exhaustion' in 13 years – earlier than previously thought. They also raised the possibility that Medicare savings in Obama's health-care reform package might not materialize.
05/13/2011 07:13 pm
President Obama met with Senate Democrats on Wednesday, and he will meet with Republicans Thursday in a bid to find a fiscal way forward.
05/11/2011 07:45 pm
Neither Boehner nor Stewart can recognize certain preferences in the tax code for what they really are – spending.
05/11/2011 11:21 am
Senate Democrats on Tuesday began enumerating ways to cut the US budget deficit. Tax breaks for oil and gas companies topped their list, as they challenged Republicans to whittle 'subsidies.'
05/10/2011 09:38 pm
Speaker John Boehner would exact a stiff price for once again raising the debt ceiling: trillions in spending cuts. Guess how many times Congress has raised debt limit since 1962?
05/10/2011 03:23 pm
House Speaker John Boehner calls for trillions in spending cuts as a condition of raising the national debt limit. Is that bar so high that Congress will do short-term fixes – and wait for voters to speak in Election 2012?
05/10/2011 02:15 pm
In the match between Wall Street and the Tea Party, who will win the Republican soul?
05/10/2011 10:32 am
Medicare reform passed the House. But GOP leaders say they won't push Medicare vouchers in the current round of spending talks.
05/06/2011 02:18 am