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'This Week': Powerhouse Roundtable
Jonathan Karl, Alicia Menendez, Peggy Noonan, and Katrina vanden Heuvel on the debt ceiling, Obamacare, 2016, and Syria.
Obama Signs Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage in New Federal Contracts
Future government contracts will see an increase in the minimum wages paid to workers.
Senate Approves Debt Limit Increase With Drama-Filled Vote
In a high drama vote Wednesday, the Senate approved a bill to extend the government’s borrowing authority until March 2015. The Senate voted along party lines – 55-43 – to increase the debt limit. That result followed another vote to clear a procedural hurdle that...
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Jordan Mazza STATE DINNER ABC News’ Chris Good: ...
Shaun White's Big Loss at the Olympics
Nearly half the country prepares for the worst winter has to offer as treacherous storm approaches.
House Votes to Raise America's Debt Limit
Rare breakthrough in Congress as huge reversal from House Republicans raises debt ceiling with no limits.
The Day the Boehner Rule Died
The “Boehner Rule” died today. Speaker John Boehner once coined that phrase based on this conservative principle: Any increase in the nation’s debt ceiling would be accompanied by an equal dose of spending cuts. The rule has sparked a series of fiscal fights that have...
House GOP Mulls New Debt Limit Deal Proposal
House Republicans will gather this evening for a special conference meeting to consider a proposal to suspend the debt limit for a year in exchange for restoring recent cuts to military retirement benefits. A bipartisan budget agreement signed into law last month reduced the cost...
Immigration Reform: Dead or Alive?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BOEHNER ON BLAME AND DOUBTS: As the divided Congress stands at a stalemate over how to move forward on several big ticket items stuck on the legislative agenda, House Speaker John Boehner said yesterday President Barack Obama must rebuild trust...
Boehner to Obama: GOP Doesn't Trust You
As the divided Congress stands at a stalemate over how to move forward on several big ticket items stuck on the legislative agenda, House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama must rebuild trust with Congressional Republicans before any substantive immigration reform will come up for...