Friday, November 30, 2012

John boehner debt ceiling

  • White House slams Boehner's debt-limit stance

    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- House Speaker John Boehner's hard line on increasing the debt ceiling in the fiscal-cliff negotiations is "deeply irresponsible," White House spokesman Jay Carney said Thursday.

    articles.marketwatch.com

  • Debt Ceiling Showdown: Obama, Boehner Diverge On Demands

    WASHINGTON -- Once again, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Barack Obama find themselves in a standoff over how to raise the nation's debt ceiling. The scenario is reminiscent of the political fiasco, and near economic calamity, that occurred ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Louie Gohmert On Debt Ceiling: 'That's Our Leverage'

    The administration is calling on House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to relinquish much of Congress' authority over raising the nation's debt ceiling limit, as members of the Republican caucus signal that they want to use the ceiling as leverage to ...

    www.huffingtonpost.com

  • Boehner Tosses Debt-Ceiling Bomb into Cliff Talks

    The ghost of last year's near-disastrous debt ceiling talks suddenly is haunting this year's fiscal cliff negotiations.

    www.thefiscaltimes.com

  • Boehner: There'll Be "A Price" for a New Debt Limit Increase

    WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol November 28, 2012 in Washington, DC.

    www.slate.com

  • Cornyn: Obama 'crazy' to claim unilateral debt ceiling power

    John Cornyn (R-Texas), who will soon be the second-ranking Republican in the Senate, on Friday panned a proposal by the White House that would allow President Obama to raise the debt ceiling without congressional approval. Cornyn was referring to a ...

    thehill.com

  • Reid: Tie debt ceiling to fiscal cliff deal

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid laid down a firm marker Tuesday: raising the debt ceiling has to be part of a deal on the fiscal cliff.

    www.politico.com

  • Boehner Wants To Hold Obama Hostage on the Debt Ceiling Again. Here's How ...

    The Debt Ceiling. Yes, it's deja vu all over again. But I have a plan for President Obama. This time, he can turn the tables on House Speaker John Boehner. We all recall ... The debt ceiling will be exceeded because of Boehner's policies, policies that ...

    www.slate.com

  • Boehner invites global economic ruin, on purpose

    Almost immediately after being elevated to Speaker, Boehner clearly wanted no part of a debt-ceiling fight. He explained in November 2010, "I've made it pretty clear to [my caucus] that as we get into next year, it's pretty clear that Congress is going ...

    maddowblog.msnbc.com

  • Pessimism grows on fiscal cliff deal as clock ticks down

    The stock market fell Thursday after Speaker John Boehner told the press that no progress had been made in the last two weeks.

    www.examiner.com

  • There's No Such Thing as a Free Debt Ceiling. Unless...

    It's gone under the radar, but Politico reported this morning that, after a private request from President Obama to raise the debt ceiling, House Speaker John Boehner responded with a (not so) veiled demand. "There is a price for everything." Sure, but ...

    prospect.org

  • Boehner says debt limit should be part of talks

    1:08PM EST November 11. 2012 - WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner insisted on Friday that any deal with President Obama to avert the so-called fiscal cliff must include lower tax rates, eliminating special interest loopholes and reining in ...

    www.usatoday.com

  • The Obama Administration's Genius Idea On The Debt Ceiling

    But in the winter of 2010-11 the debt ceiling became dangerous. Some combination of malign intent on the part of John Boehner and strategic miscalculation on the part of Barack Obama weaponized it. Rather than simply subjecting to the president to a ...

    www.slate.com

  • John Boehner's Price

    When President Obama told Mr. Boehner he didn't want to go through all that again, asking that the debt ceiling be raised as part of the fiscal-cliff talks, Mr. Boehner had a familiar response, according to Politico: "There is a price for everything ...

    takingnote.blogs.nytimes.com

  • Nude AIDS activists arrested in House Speaker John Boehner's office

    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 28: U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) speaks at a news conference on the debt limit impasse at the U.S. Capitol July 28, 2011 in Washington, DC. Boehner's plan to solve the debt limit impasse is scheduled …

    www.newsnet5.com

  • No, Speaker Boehner. Some things have no pricetag

    "President Barack Obama made a demand of House Speaker John Boehner near the end of their first White House meeting on the fiscal cliff: Raise the debt limit before year's end. Boehner responded: 'There is a price for everything.'" —————–. There ...

    blogs.ajc.com

  • Geithner Said to Offer Fiscal Plan With Entitlement Cuts

    29 (Bloomberg) -- Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner offered Republican House Speaker John Boehner a proposal to avert an end-of-the-year fiscal cliff that would trade $1.6 trillion in tax increases for $400 billion in unspecified entitlement program ...

    www.sfgate.com

  • No Debt Limit Hijinx Next Year, Says Top Senate Democrat

    Implicitly responding to House Speaker John Boehner's warning to President Obama that raising the nation's debt ceiling will come with "a price," a top Senate Democrat said Tuesday that an increase in borrowing authority will have to be part of ...

    tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com

  • At Fiscal Cliff, a Debt Ceiling Showdown Now Looms

    At President Obama's first meeting with John Boehner, he asked him to raise the debt ceiling before the end of the year, sources tell Politico.

    www.newser.com

  • Don't Look Now, But Here Comes the Debt Ceiling

    John Boehner continues to say that any increase in the debt ceiling must be offset by a concurrent amount of "spending cuts and reforms.

    news.firedoglake.com

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