All Posts Tagged With: "gop leaders"
Even though many would be surprised to hear Ron Paul is still running for President, the fact is he is. If the latest fundraising numbers are any indication, his campaign looks to be very healthy considering he has not won even one primary contest this election season. Jesse Benton, National Campaign Chairman for Paul said [...]
House Speaker John Boehner got the Republicans in the House of Representatives to approve the debt limit bill with a vote of 269-161. The compromise bill will give the federal government the ability to borrow $400 billion dollars more and let President Barack Obama ask for another $500 billion in the next couple of months. [...]
Congressional leaders are scrambling to finalize their separate debt ceiling plans so that their colleagues can have the chance to vote on them as the August 2 deadline is fast approaching. Press secretary Jay Carney said that the deadline to raise the debt limit remains and the government could default on its obligations if Congress [...]
Republicans in the House passed a legislation that calls for a limit on spending by the federal government and an amendment to the constitution that would try to decrease the budget deficit. It would not progress in the Senate. President Barack Obama said that they should already consider a solution to solve the budget problem [...]
After Obama’s sad confession after the election admitting that he had taken a “shellacking”, an optimist might think that he is a honest man where as a cynic might draw a more accurate conclusion that things are really getting out of hand for Obama’s presidency. He didn’t seem very subtle when he called the Republicans [...]