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Boehner, other GOP House leaders, will vote for deal

Speaker John Boehner and other top House Republican leaders intend to vote for the bipartisan agreement worked out in the Senate to avoid a...

Congress racing to pass deal avoiding default, reopening government

Up against one last deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday avoiding a threatened national default and ending a 16-day partial government shutdown along...

Turn out the lights. John Boehner’s party as Speaker is...

Talk to any Republican, conservative or moderate, and they will say privately that John Boehner's future as Speaker of the House ended Tuesday night...

After House failure to even vote, can Senate save the day?

Senate leaders are optimistic about forging an eleventh-hour bipartisan deal preventing a possible federal default and ending the partial government shutdown after Republican divisions...

Even a last minute deal won’t end the turmoil that lies...

Hold the champagne. Even if Congress reaches a last-minute or deadline-busting deal to avert a federal default and fully reopen the government, elected officials are...

Vote on House GOP debt bill scrapped for lack of support

A planned House vote Tuesday night on consideration of a controversial Republican proposal to reopen the government and extend borrowing authority was scrapped after...

House vote on its unpopular debt proposal uncertain Tuesday night

The House of Representatives, where Republicans threw a monkey wrench into efforts that were close to hatching a deal to reopen the government and...

House votes exist to pass Senate deal but Boehner is stalling...

Aides to Republican members of Congress tell Capitol Hill Blue that they have the votes necessary to combine with Democrats to pass a proposed...

House GOP plan on debt, budget appeals to few, stalls resolution

Speaker of the House John Boehner, fuming aides say because he feels "left out" of the budget negotiations nearing completion in the Senate, unveiled...

The wild-card in any hoped-for deal: What will John Boehner do?

As Democratic and Republican Senators close in on a deal that could bring resolution to the budget crisis that has sent the government shutdown...