Obama blames 'partisan recklessness' for sequester standoff – as it happened Boehner says the GOP is perfectly willing to close tax loopholes ... But it's something of a legislative tangle: Wonkblog notes there are now four big plans to stop the sequester. Brad Plumer has details: Senate Democrats are proposing to cancel the ... 02/19/2013 - 3:48 am | View Link
Obama: GOP Plan to Tax the Rich Shows Unwillingness to Compromise Boehner's plan to increase taxes on taxable income above $1 ... that "millionaires and billionaires pay their fair share," Obama urged Republicans to "not tangle themselves up in a whole bunch of ideological positions that don't make much sense." 12/18/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Obama Holds Press Conference to Brag About Boehner's Confession He's got Boehner's confession. That's what this is about ... The country deserves folks to be willing to compromise on behalf of the greater good and not tangle themselves up, uh, in a whole bunch of ideological positions that don't make much sense. 12/18/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama and Boehner holding firm on tax increases, but some in Congress call for compromise WASHINGTON—While President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner negotiate a deal to avoid a series of automatic tax increases and spending cuts set to begin next year, both camps continue to publicly tangle over whether to increase taxes on the ... 12/6/2012 - 11:12 pm | View Link
Obama and Boehner tangle over debt President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner split over the contentious issue of lifting the nation’s debt limit during a private White House meeting Wednesday that illustrates the rough road ahead in dealing with the nation’s festering fiscal ... 05/17/2012 - 2:32 am | View Link
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A handful of tight races in states with quirky election laws make for the headache-inducing possibility that Election Day will come and go without deciding which party controls the Senate.
If that happens, brace for a fierce runoff election and possible recounts that could make for an ugly holiday season in politics and government.
Strategists in both parties say a Dec.
An internal Democratic poll shows congressional candidate Domenic Recchia has erased a 6-point deficit against GOP incumbent Rep. Michael Grimm as ads hammering Grimm over his April indictment have turned off potential voters.
Tens-of-thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of New York City Sunday to demand political leaders take action on climate change. While the protest remained peaceful, much of the Peoples Climate March appeared to be made up of fringe elements of the political left. Dozens of signs denouncing capitalism were spotted at the demonstration, often held by self-proclaimed socialists.
SalonCongress Debrief: Some lawmakers question quick approval of military actionWashington PostBefore the U. S. military attacked Saddam Hussein's forces in 1991, Congress spent months considering its approval of the war. Twelve years later, another attack on Iraq came after three weeks of debate and intensive negotiations. But this week, the House