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Cuts and Tax Hikes – What’s the Correct Balance?

Posted: September 20, 2011

President Obama has proposed a plan to cut into the nation’s budget deficit. It includes a mix of tax increases on the wealthy and cuts to popular programs. What is the correct balance between tax increases and spending cuts? Is it two dollars in cuts for every dollar tax increase? Ten dollars in cuts for every dollar in tax hikes?

House Speaker says No to Tax Increase for Wealthy

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Speaker of the House, John Boehner
2:46PM
September
19, 2011

U.S. House Speaker John Boehner says he agrees with President Barack Obama that everyone should pay their fair share of taxes, but says “class warfare” isn’t the way to solve the nation’s economic problems.

DNC Launches Ad Campaign as President Heads for Columbus

President Obama addressed a small invitation-only crowd at Parsons and Livingston Avenues. Federal stimulus dollars are funding road work at the intersection.
President Obama addressed a small invitation-only crowd at Parsons and Livingston Avenues on a trip to Columbus in 2010. Federal stimulus dollars are funding road work at the intersection.
12:55PM
September
12, 2011

The Democratic National Committee is launching a television ad campaign to boost support for President Barack Obama’s new jobs plan.

Weak Employment Situation – Who Do You Blame?

Posted: September 2, 2011

The August unemployment rate stands at 9.1%. The Labor Department says there was no net growth in jobs last month. Who do you blame for the weak jobs market? President Obama? Congress? Businesses?

Demonstrators Protest House Speaker John Boehner’s Visit

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Speaker of the House, John Boehner
4:24PM
August
10, 2011

Several dozen protesters demonstrated in Dublin Tuesday at the gates of the Muirfield Village Golf Course. The group, which chanted slogans and carried signs, was asking to meet with House Speaker John Boehner.

U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers To Vote ‘Yes’ On House Speaker’s Debt Plan

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Ohio members of Congress are deciding how to vote on Speaker John Boehner's plan to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
5:11PM
July
28, 2011

Ohio members of Congress are deciding how to vote on Speaker John Boehner’s plan to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. A Central Ohio freshman Congressman plans to vote “yes” on the measure.