Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Boehner fiscal cliff

  • Boehner Wants 'Obamacare' in Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

    Where Boehner does have some room to negotiate is on the fiscal cliff - that cocktail of expiring tax cuts and across-the-board spending hikes set to kick in at the end of the year.

  • Fiscal Cliff Primer: Can America Default On Its Debt?

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  • Obama-Boehner 'fiscal cliff' handshake: Could it actually hold?

    ATLANTA. Fresh from reelection, President Obama met Friday with leaders of an unpopular Congress, including House Speaker John Boehner, to discuss how to avoid leaving the most powerful country in the world hanging like Wile E. Coyote off a "fiscal cliff.

  • Can the bozos who created the 'fiscal cliff' save us from it?

    Congress is now filled with people like tea party cheerleader Michele Bachmann who has said that maybe it would not be such a bad idea to let the country go over the fiscal cliff. Boehner will have a tough enough time cajoling Ryan into any kind of ...

  • David Rosenberg On The Significance Of Obama Giving Wine To John Boehner

    He jokingly adds that Boehner should split it with his Republican "backbenchers who don't seem to share the President's view that he has a strong mandate to pursue higher top marginal tax rates on income and capital.

  • John Boehner: No Tax Rate Boost To Avert Fiscal Cliff

    He said he is optimistic about talks beginning Friday between the White House and congressional leaders about averting the fiscal cliff - tax increases and spending cuts occurring automatically in January unless lawmakers reach a compromise to avert them.

  • Barack Obama and John Boehner hold 'constructive' fiscal cliff talks

    Congressional leaders vowed to find common ground on taxes and spending after a meeting with President Barack Obama aimed at heading off a looming "fiscal cliff" which could push the US economy back into recession. The president began the hour-long ...

  • Boehner: Let's Not Go Over the Fiscal Cliff

    John Boehner came to his meeting with the White House today with a plan to handle the so-called fiscal cliff. The plan, circulated by Boehner's staff, involves securing a general agreement on revenue and spending levels, turning off the trigger on the ...

  • It's All in John Boehner's Face: Fiscal Cliff Not Yet a Fiasco!

    The meeting between President Obama and congressional leaders on the fiscsal cliff went well, and you can tell not by the nice statements released afterward, but by House Speaker John Boehner's face. In the post-meeting press conference Friday, Boehner ...

  • Fiscal cliff: Boehner's opening gambit

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- There's a big difference between raising tax rates and raising tax revenue. And the distinction may prove key in fiscal cliff negotiations between House Speaker John Boehner and President Obama over the next two months.

  • In 'fiscal cliff' talks, Boehner must deal with tough GOP caucus as well as Obama

    House Speaker John A. Boehner will head to the White House on Friday to open formal negotiations with President Obama on a deal to avoid the year-end "fiscal cliff" with a new, conciliatory tone. But Boehner (R-Ohio) still has the same problem that has ...

  • 'Fiscal Cliff': Obama, Republican Leaders' First Meeting

    'Fiscal Cliff': Obama, Republican Leaders' First Meeting. The stakes are high for leaders to make progress in the first meeting on "fiscal cliff" talks. 11/16/2012. Related Links: Watch: President Obama's Tough Talk on 'Fiscal Cliff' · Watch: Paul Ryan ...

  • Boehner confident about fiscal cliff deal

    And while all sides sought to assure weary American consumers, edgy investors and wary employers that the nation would not plunge over the ''fiscal cliff'' come Jan. 1, they furnished precious few details on how they planned to proceed. ''We understand ...

  • Obama and Boehner upbeat after 'fiscal cliff' meeting

    But the contours of a two-stage deal are taking shape as leaders work to avert a year-end fiscal crisis and break the gridlock that has soured voters on Washington.

  • About that fiscal cliff

    But they're not cutting anything, they're only increasing it $9 billion instead of $10 billion. It's done on purpose so that people get confused.

  • Fiscal cliff and Republican recovery: Has Boehner got it wrong?

    With an impending fiscal cliff on the heels of a solid Republican defeat in last week's election, one may have reasonably expected the compromising language House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) offered over the last week. "Rethinking and repositioning ...

  • Facts Falling Off the Fiscal Cliff

    In press conferences on the so-called fiscal cliff, House Speaker John Boehner greatly exaggerated the negative effect on the economy of raising taxes on upper-income individuals.

  • Obama opens talks on 'fiscal cliff' with birthday wish for Boehner

    Negotiations over the "fiscal cliff" began on a friendly note Friday at the White House, with President Obama congratulating Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on his 63rd birthday. "Tomorrow is Speaker Boehner's birthday," the president said to the ...

  • Reid, Boehner sound optimistic about avoiding fiscal cliff

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., second from left, accompanied by, from left, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif.

  • Obama starts fiscal cliff talks as Boehner open to revenue boost

    Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- House Speaker John Boehner offered a "framework" including new revenue to reduce the U.S. budget deficit during talks with President Barack Obama and Congress leaders on averting a year-end fiscal crisis. Boehner joined White ...

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