Topic: John Boehner
Unionized civil service workers and Gov. Scott Walker remain miles apart over collective bargaining as Wisconsin budget showdown continues. What will it take to break the deadlock?
02/22/2011 04:44 pm
Congress has less and less leeway for closing the budget deficit as outlays for entitlement programs grow.
02/22/2011 03:33 pm
In recent years, public support for labor unions has begun to wane. Will this trend continue as state and local governments face budget challenges? Protests in Wisconsin may be an indicator.
02/19/2011 05:06 pm
House Speaker John Boehner is taking a sharp turn from former speaker Nancy Pelosi's command-and-control style. He's letting his new freshmen act more independently. The battle to cut spending while avoiding a government shutdown is the first test.
02/19/2011 04:11 pm
Republicans in the House pushed through a spending bill that targets many popular programs in a way sure to set up confrontation with the Democrat-run Senate and the Obama administration.
02/19/2011 12:13 pm
House Speaker John Boehner says 'so be it' if budget cutting puts government employees out of work. In the end, would that help the unemployment rate or hurt it?
02/17/2011 07:08 pm
The coming debate over spending cuts has nothing to do with reviving the economy.
02/14/2011 03:09 pm
President Obama's FY 2012 budget lands on congressional desks Monday. Republicans are unimpressed, which sets the scene for a long fight over spending, taxing, and deficit reduction.
02/13/2011 03:04 pm
Bending to party conservatives – notably tea partiers – House GOP leaders propose steep cuts in many popular programs for the rest of the fiscal year. Will it lead to a government shut-down?
02/12/2011 09:14 am
Talk in Washington of ending 'job-killing regulations' isn't helping the US create any more jobs.
02/10/2011 02:37 pm