John Boehner

Obama, Republicans trapped by inflexible rhetoric

President Barack Obama and GOP lawmakers, hundreds of billions of dollars short of their goal, seem trapped by inflexible bargaining positions as they struggle for... Read more »

July 12, 2011

1 comment

Obama continues to push 'largest possible deal'

President Barack Obama urged Republican leaders to compromise on their opposition to tax increases and achieve "the largest possible deal" to cut the federal budget... Read more »

July 11, 2011

26 comments

No stopgap: Obama demands big deal for debt limit

Pressing both political parties to give ground, President Barack Obama declared Monday he would reject any stopgap extension of the nation's borrowing limit, adding... Read more »

July 11, 2011

38 comments

Debt limit deal eludes Obama, leading Hill figures

With pressure continuing to build but no breakthroughs in sight, budget bargaining between President Barack Obama and top lawmakers resumes Monday at the White House,... Read more »

July 11, 2011

13 comments

Comments
  • Oldest first
  • Newest first
  • Most recommended
to comment

DeseretNews.com encourages a civil dialogue among its readers. We welcome your thoughtful comments.
About comments