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President Obama Declares: No Debt Crisis, No Spending Problem, No Balanced Budget

March 13, 2013

President Obama told ABC News he has no intention of balancing the budget. Why? Because “we don’t have an immediate crisis in terms of debt.” Read More

Path to a Balanced Budget, Stronger Economy Begins Now

March 12, 2013

“We're introducing a budget that balances in 10 years—without raising taxes,” wrote Chairman Paul Ryan in the Wall Street Journal. Read More

Speaker Boehner: Balancing the Budget Is Key to Growing Our Economy, Expanding Opportunity

March 12, 2013

“We owe it to the American people to balance the federal budget -- and Republicans have a plan to do it in 10 years. Our balanced budget is focused on growing our economy and expanding opportunities for all Americans.” Read More

A Balanced Budget From the President? Not In This Lifetime.

March 11, 2013

To most Americans, a “balanced” budget is one that doesn’t add to the deficit. Today, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney made very clear that a balanced budget is something the American people should never expect to see from this president. Read More

On The Kudlow Report, Speaker Boehner Highlights Economists Who Agree Spending is the Problem

March 07, 2013

Speaker Boehner unveiled a statement signed by 180 economists who agree our spending-driven deficits are hurting the economy. Read More

New Boehner Website Highlights 180 Economists Who Say Spending Is the Problem, Seeks Input from American People

March 07, 2013

At a time when American families are being forced to do more with less, the government in Washington continues to spend money we don’t have. The result: a booming budget deficit that economists say is hurting families and hurting our economy. Read More

Tonight: Speaker Boehner on The Kudlow Report

March 06, 2013

Speaker Boehner will appear on CNBC’s The Kudlow Report tonight to discuss the importance of solving the nation’s spending problem and promoting economic growth for American families and small businesses. Read More

70% of Americans Support Building the Keystone Energy Pipeline

March 05, 2013

A new Fox News survey shows the public has spoken – and a bipartisan majority wants the Keystone XL pipeline built. Read More

#CutWaste: Nobody Should Be Demanding Tax Hikes When …

March 05, 2013

“Government spending has driven our national debt up past $16 trillion,” says Speaker John Boehner in a new video. As CBS News reported this weekend, the debt has “increased by more than $6 trillion” since President Obama took office in 2009 – “the largest increase to date under any U.S. president.” Read More

Speaker Boehner on Meet the Press

March 03, 2013

On Meet the Press, Speaker Boehner discussed the importance of addressing Washington’s spending problem, replacing the president’s sequester with smarter cuts, fixing our tax code for all Americans to help our economy grow, and more. Read More