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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Paul Ryan, budget talks, social security, medicare, Americans, dishonesty, congress, ethics, economy, lies, politics, corruption, republicans )

- 2026 days ago -
House Budget Committee Chair Paul Ryan began the budget conference by laying out in no uncertain terms what was not going to happen: "Taking more from hardworking families just isn't the answer. I know my Republican colleagues feel the same way."
Can Obama Get a Budget Deal If McConnell Is MIA?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, republicans, budget talks, congress, obama, usa )

- 2069 days ago -
Facing a tea party primary challenger, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell may not be able to reprise his crucial role as behind-the-scenes dealmaker.
Two Sides Still Far Apart in Budget Proposals
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, budget talks, usa )

- 2261 days ago -
House Republicans unveil a plan that resembles one Democrats dismissed last year. Senate Democrats offer a counterproposal, but it doesn't balance the budget.
Republicans Back Down on the Debt Ceiling: What's Next?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debt ceiling, budget talks, republicans, obama, government, ethics, democrats, congress, u.s., news, politics )

- 2314 days ago -
The GOP makes a hasty retreat, but the budget negotiations are far from over
Republican Anti-Tax Stance Softens Ahead Of 2012 Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, politics, elections, democrats, budget talks, tax cuts, tax increases, congress, news, ethics, media, lies, propaganda, government, economy )

- 2742 days ago -
Spurred by federal debt worries in Congress, the shift conceivably could reshape the Republican Party's brand ahead of the 2012 elections, forcing tough decisions by its presidential candidates.
Obama Could Cite 14th Amendment Powers to Tackle Debt Limit
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt ceiling, budget talks, obama, republicans, economy, politics )

- 2852 days ago -
If Congress is unable to agree on a plan to raise the nation's $14.3 trillion debt ceiling, Obama will have to decide which government bills to pay which not to pay or simply ignore Congress, pay all the bills and simply raise the debt ceiling
Analysis: Obama's Leadership Image on the Line in Debt Saga
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt ceiling, budget talks, obama, republicans, economy, politics )

- 2854 days ago -
President Barack Obama's credibility as a leader hangs in the balance along with America's gold-plated credit rating as he strives to break a debt impasse with Republicans and avoid a ruinous default.
It's Not the Default, It's the Downgrade
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt ceiling, budget talks, obama, republicans, economy, politics )

- 2854 days ago -
It's not the default that strikes the most fear in the White House and Congress these days. It's the downgrade. Even Republican leaders say the country can't go into default, and they'll do everything possible to raise the debt limit by Aug. 2.
Boehner Issues Blunt Warning to Debt Dissenters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt ceiling, budget talks, obama, republicans, economy, politics )

- 2854 days ago -
An increasing number of House members yielded to Speaker John Boehner's blunt command to line up Wednesday behind his budget bill even as his staff moved frantically to alter it in an attempt to resolve the looming fiscal crisis.
Debt Ceiling: Game of Chicken Likely to Result in Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Debt ceiling, budget talks, obama, republicans, economy, politics )

- 2870 days ago -
Can they finally cut a deal? With less than a month to go before the debt ceiling must be raised or Uncle Sam risks running out of money to pay his bills, President Barack Obama invited Congressional leaders to the White House on Thursday...
Obama And Boehner Pledge Neither Will Blink On Taxes In Debt Ceiling Talks (VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, boehner, usa, politics, government, budget talks, ethics, news, congress, democrats, republicans, media, propaganda, u.s., economy )

- 2909 days ago -
A deadlock in the high-stakes talks to raise America's debt limit loomed Friday as President Barack Obama and Republicans each drew lines in the sand over taxes.

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