House Speaker John Boehner
Speaking with Bob Schieffer on Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he is “cautiously hopeful” that the Senate can pick up where House negotiations have become deadlocked, and hopefully avoid the continued government shutdown through bipartisan Senate discussion.
Will there ever be harmony within the halls of Congress?
House Speaker John Boehner will ask House Republicans for a short-term debt ceiling increase in an effort to avoid a default, The Associated Press reports.
Even the Taliban is mocking the U.S. government over the shutdown.
Analyst: GOP Taking Blame Because ‘Public Has Become Conditioned To Blaming Republicans For Obstruction’
Republicans are taking it on the chin in the court of public opinion during the government shutdown.
House Speaker John Boehner says he is willing to negotiate budget issues with President Barack Obama without any conditions.
House Speaker John Boehner says he doesn’t know when the government shutdown will end and says it’s up to President Barack Obama to start negotiations.
House Speaker John Boehner lashed out at the White House and Democrats over the stalemate in the continuing government shutdown.
Sources told the Associated Press that Republicans in the House of Representatives are insisting upon a one-year delay in the Affordable Care Act in order to stave off a government shutdown.
House Republicans are far less ambitious this week in their demands for spending cuts to erase new debt issued to pay the government’s bills than they were during a budget battle two years ago.