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Boehner to GOP: 'Get Your Ass in Line'

Speaker working to round up support for his plan

(Newser) - The CBO report that forced John Boehner to delay the vote on his debt ceiling plan may end up working in his favor, reports the Hill . It's still unclear whether he has the magical 217 needed before tomorrow's expected vote, but he's definitely closer. The delay has...

No. of Reps Who Donated to National Debt in 2010: 3

But even if they gave full salaries, they'd barely make a den

(Newser) - For a bunch of people so concerned with the growing national debt, the House of Representatives doesn't have a lot of members putting their money where their mouths are. The House has program that allows representatives to return a portion of their salaries toward debt reduction (the Senate doesn't even...

Righties to Unveil $2.5T in Spending Cuts

Proposal would cut or drastically shrink more than 50 programs

(Newser) - House Republicans are about to unveil a massive spending reduction bill that would slash $2.5 trillion in spending over the next 10 years. Rep. Jim Jordan, chair of the Republican Study Committee, will unveil his “Spending Reduction Act” at a Heritage Foundation speech today, the Daily Caller reports....

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