Fiscal Fights


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Boehner Statement on House Piecemeal Success

“Republicans continue to listen to the American people and take steps to keep critical parts of the government running.   There’s nothing ‘piecemeal’ about making sure Americans have access to all of their national parks, or continuing life-saving cancer research.   Instead of threatening to veto these bills as part of a […]


The GOP Moderates’ “Revolt” Explained

Today, news broke out that moderate House Republicans were planning to gather votes against a procedural measure that would add a delay of Obamacare’s individual mandate for a year. This was considered the last stand of the House Republicans to keep the government open. However, anything against Obamacare has no […]

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READ: Pres. Obama Speaks on Potential Shutdown

From the White House: THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Of all the responsibilities the Constitution endows to Congress, two should be fairly simple: pass a budget, and pay America’s bills. But if the United States Congress does not fulfill its responsibility to pass a budget today, much of the United […]