By Joel Gehrke | 12/12/13 04:26 PM
Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., is using the budget deal to get rid of a Senate procedure that strengthens the Republican minority, according to the top Republican on her committee. "I regret to say that this bill clearly and unequivocally undermines the ability of...
By Sean Lengell | 12/12/13 02:53 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi warned against assuming the budget compromise will usher in a new era of bipartisanship on Capitol Hill, saying that a lot more work must be done to significantly thaw the icy Democratic-Republican relationship. "I don't think it's a one-off [event] and I...
By Sean Lengell | 12/12/13 01:30 PM
"When groups come out and criticize an agreement that they've never seen, you begin to wonder just how credible those actions are," the Ohio Republican said Thursday during his weekly briefing with the media.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/12/13 11:49 AM
It is a period of civil war. Republicans are locked in another ideological battle and as the Tea Party goes to war with the establishment, the term RINO (Republican In Name Only) is once again paramount.
By Charlie Spiering | 12/12/13 09:06 AM
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., continued to defend the House Budget agreement with Democrats on Wednesday night during an appearance on Fox News with conservative host Sean Hannity.
12/12/13 08:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The co-architect of a new budget deal in Congress concedes the political accommodation is modest, but says it moves a fiscally challenged government "in the right direction." Republican Rep. Paul Ryan tells "CBS This Morning" the deal he brokered with Democratic Sen. Patty...
By Sean Lengell | 12/11/13 07:31 PM
The House's No. 2 Democrat says he's not sure if the $2 trillion bipartisan budget deal reached Tuesday night has enough Democratic support to pass the chamber. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said it's his "presumption" -- based on other past bipartisan compromises, such as last year's New...
By Philip Klein | 12/11/13 05:48 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, lashed out at conservative groups Wednesday for criticizing the bipartisan budget deal before the details were released. But Boehner would be able to make that claim a lot more credibly if House Republican leaders would allow enough time for conservatives to...
By Sean Higgins | 12/11/13 04:30 PM
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka called the proposed budget deal by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., woefully inadequate, but did not specifically call on lawmakers to flat-out reject the bill. In a statement Wednesday, Trumka said the deal "provides temporary relief...
By Paul Bedard | 12/11/13 03:35 PM
The influential Americans for Tax Reform has come out strongly against the new airline security fee included in the House-Senate budget compromise, demanding instead that the TSA be farmed out to a private company, saving some of the $8 billion taxpayers spend to protect airports. “We are...
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