John Boehner Welcomes Big Deficit Deal, Pledges to Work with President Obama

A day after holding onto his speakership and the House Republican majority, John Boehner signaled openness today to the inclusion of new tax revenue in a legislative package to address the so-called "fiscal cliff" as long as proceeds are linked to entitlement reform and spending cuts. But the speaker also indicated that he still prefers to wait until the next session of Congress to enact an all-encompassing solution. "If there is a mandate in yesterday's results, it is a mandate for us to...Full Story
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