John Boehner

Obama cites progress in deficit reduction talks

The White House is counting on Republican lawmakers to support new tax revenues as part of an overarching plan to reduce long-term deficit and pave the way to increase... Read more »

July 6, 2011

12 comments

Twitter comes to White House for Obama town hall

President Barack Obama will take on the Twitterverse during a town hall at the White House Wednesday hosted by the popular social media service Twitter. Read more »

July 6, 2011

0 comments

Obama summons GOP, says no to short-term debt deal

President Barack Obama prodded Congress Tuesday to reach a sweeping long-term deal within two weeks to raise the nation's borrowing limit rather than "kick the can... Read more »

July 5, 2011

11 comments

Obama summons GOP, says no to short-term debt deal

President Barack Obama prodded Congress Tuesday to reach a sweeping long-term deal within two weeks to raise the nation's borrowing limit rather than "kick the can... Read more »

July 5, 2011

1 comment

Senate GOP blocks hearing on free trade bills

Senate action on three stalled free trade agreements was cut short Thursday when Republicans refused to participate, objecting to linking the deals to renewal of a... Read more »

June 30, 2011

2 comments

Senate to work next week on debt limit impasse

The Senate abandoned plans for a July 4 break as time dwindled for lawmakers to strike a compromise on avoiding a government default and reducing mammoth federal... Read more »

June 30, 2011

23 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