John Boehner

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 10, 2011

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Laying down blunt budget markers for debt crisis

Get rid of tax subsidies for oil and gas companies, the Senate's top Democrat urged on Tuesday, staking out a deficit-cutting stance bluntly at odds with House Speaker... Read more »

May 10, 2011

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Democrats seek to slash tax breaks for 'Big Oil'

Democrats running the U.S. Senate are seeking to strip the five biggest oil companies of tax breaks that pad their profits by $2 billion a year and instead use the... Read more »

May 10, 2011

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Speaker Boehner: Tax hikes are 'off the table'

House Speaker John Boehner is insisting tax increases are "off the table" in negotiations with the Obama administration and congressional Democrats on extending the... Read more »

May 10, 2011

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Obama heads to Texas to push immigration overhaul

President Barack Obama is making his first trip as president to the U.S.-Mexico border, using the setting to sharpen his call for a remake of the nation's immigration... Read more »

May 10, 2011

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