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SC lawmakers take credit for shift in Boehner plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The five Republicans in South Carolina's congressional delegation collectively are taking credit for pushing House Speaker John Boehner to take a more conservative approach to finding a debt deal. The lawmakers, four of them freshmen, have bonded for months over their conservative ideals, shared religious devotion and...

3 years 4 months ago

Debt showdown looms

President Barack Obama says he will continue to push congressional lawmakers to reach the largest deal possible to cut government spending and raise the nation's borrowing limit. Obama says he knows his call for a large deal faces resistance. House Speaker John Boehner has said a smaller deal stands...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Boehner: We must listen to the people

WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. John Boehner says the GOP takeover of the House brings "a new majority" to Congress with a mandate to listen to the people. Appearing with fellow Republicans at a Capitol news conference, Boehner said it's "time for us to roll up our sleeves and get...

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