Both Sides Confident on Deficit Talks Despite Impasse

Democrats and Republicans continued to squabble over the details of competing proposals, offering little evidence that a deal was at hand.

RELATED ARTICLES
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first testsCoalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughsObama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs
    President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
ASK NEWS:
  • Turkey under pressure to solve political deadlock - CNBC
    ... political parties appear confident ... after months of protracted talks. ... a ceasefire between the sides called ... a chronic current ...
    08/11/2015 - 12:45 pm | View Link
  • Netball: England v Australia - BBC
    Riviere Surgery Fears Revealed - MaleFirst Mens Magazine
    08/11/2015 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Walker has M’s sprinting into the future - Register-Guard
    ... inning, I felt pretty confident and ... Teixeira homered from both sides of ... overcame a six-run deficit to beat ... subject of trade ...
    08/1/2015 - 4:43 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • As Time Runs Out, All Sides Moving Toward Compromise on Greek Bailout
    Another round of bailout talks today between Greece and its creditors ... Regarding pensions, the IMF is insisting that Greece adopt a “zero deficit” pension system that would put an end to any budget subsidies for pensions, as well as across the ...
    06/25/2015 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • Stocks fall as sides snipe in 'cliff' talks
    Boehner, speaking to reporters for less than a minute and in a defiant tone, called on Obama to offer a deficit-cutting plan balanced between ... forecast for the United States but said it was more confident in its own ability to increase earnings.
    12/19/2012 - 4:44 pm | View Link
  • Stocks fall as sides snipe in 'cliff' talks
    Boehner, speaking to reporters for less than a minute and in a defiant tone, called on Obama to offer a deficit-cutting plan balanced between ... forecast for the United States but said it was more confident in its own ability to increase earnings.
    12/19/2012 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Both sides appear upbeat on opening round of ‘fiscal cliff’ talks
    “My hope is that this is going to be the beginning of a fruitful process where we’re able to come to an agreement that will reduce our deficit in a balanced way,” Obama said as the meeting convened. Then he dismissed reporters, before remembering ...
    11/16/2012 - 1:09 am | View Link
  • Both Sides Point Finger As Debt Talks Falter
    Moments later, however, he said he was confident of that ... approach to reducing the deficit," Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the top Democrat of the House Budget Committee, told NPR's Norris. "It's unfortunate that these talks apparently collapsed ...
    07/22/2011 - 2:27 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Politics News and U.S. Elections Coverage
    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    08/27/2015 - 12:25 pm | View Website
  • POLITICO Morning Energy
    Obama hits the road to generate support for carbon cutting.
    08/27/2015 - 1:05 am | View Website
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    08/26/2015 - 11:25 pm | View Website
  • Bloomberg
    The daily online Bloomberg report gives you the latest headlines from around the world, current market data annd personal finance advice, politics and top videos.
    08/26/2015 - 3:18 pm | View Website
  • Peace Talks: An Opportunity to Fill Colombia's Deficit to ...
    By Gimena Sanchez-Garzoli, Senior Associate for the Andes. As the Colombian Government prepares to meet with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in ...
    08/24/2015 - 2:30 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News