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“Obama Waging An ‘Endless Campaign’” While His Sequester Looms, Economy Struggles

February 15, 2013

Here are some things we wish the president was better at (and that would be more productive) than an "endless campaign"... Read More

Speaker Boehner Highlights House Action to Force the President to Get Serious About Producing a Balanced Budget

February 05, 2013

At a press conference with Republican leaders today, Speaker Boehner discussed President Obama and Senate Democrats’ failure to offer a serious budget or plan to replace the president’s sequester... Read More

White House Touts Budget That Got Zero Votes to Excuse More Delays

February 04, 2013

The president’s budget was late last year too – and it received zero votes. If there was anything bipartisan about it, it was the bipartisan rejection. Read More

Speaker Boehner: Wrong Time for POTUS to Scrap Jobs Council & Delay Budget

February 01, 2013

"If government spending was what causes economic growth, as the president believes, then the economy today should be booming, and the unemployment rate in America should be plummeting." Read More

Harper Survey: 72% Back House GOP on #NoBudgetNoPay

January 30, 2013

When asked by Harper Polling whether they “support or oppose the [GOP] plan to give Congress and the President three months to pass a meaningful budget or Congress will stop getting paid,” more than 72 percent said they support “no budget, no pay. Read More

Sen. Thune: Addressing Our Debt Starts With Passing a Budget

January 26, 2013

The last time Senate Democrats passed a budget, in April 2009, “the iPad didn’t even exist,” says Senator John Thune (R-SD) in the Weekly Republican Address. Read More

With Paychecks on the Line, Senate Dems Suddenly Open to a Budget

January 24, 2013

“There was no indication they were ever going to do a budget,” said Speaker John Boehner, “until we announced last week that we were going to move this bill that said pass a budget or no pay.” Read More

Speaker Boehner Talks “No Budget, No Pay,” Balanced Budget With Laura Ingraham

January 23, 2013

In an interview with Laura Ingraham today, Speaker John Boehner highlighted today’s vote on the No Budget, No Pay Act, said the House will outline a plan to balance the budget within 10 years, and discussed the importance of holding the Obama administration accountable for its response to the terrorist attack in Benghazi. Read More

Where Do You Stand on #NoBudgetNoPay?

January 23, 2013

The House is voting on legislation today that gives both the House and Senate time to pass a budget – and if they don’t, they don’t get paid. Where do you stand on the issue? We’d like to know -- Read More