John Boehner

White House: No trade deals without workers' aid

The White House is threatening to hold up final passage of three coveted free trade agreements unless lawmakers agree to expand retraining assistance for American... Read more »

May 16, 2011

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Debt limit reached, U.S. halts 2 pension investments

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Monday that he will immediately halt investments in two big government pension plans so the government can continue to borrow... Read more »

May 16, 2011

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GOP budget, Medicare plan influence NY House race

The special election to fill a House seat in upstate New York was supposed to be an easy victory for Republicans. Read more »

May 14, 2011

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Laying down blunt budget markers for debt crisis

The battle over whether tax increases can be used to cut the nation's debt flared Tuesday as the Senate's Democratic budget writer floated a possible millionaire's... Read more »

May 12, 2011

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GOP seeks leverage in talks over debt ceiling hike

It was a tough-talking House Speaker John Boehner who warned Wall Street this week that Congress won't raise the government's debt ceiling without massive spending... Read more »

May 11, 2011

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