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House Approves VA Spending Measure; John Boehner Comments

The House voted 259-157 Thursday to approve a measure that would provide funding for disability claims and GI Bill benefits programs run by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Military Times reported Thursday. Rick Maze writes the passage comes after the VA warned that it might not be able to pay …

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White House-Congress Budget Standoff Continues; John Boehner Comments

President Barack Obama and key lawmakers did not reach a compromise to end the federal government shutdown during a White House summit held Wednesday, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Congressional leaders held to their positions on the budget and healthcare law during the hour-long talks, according to the report by Richard Rubin, …

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Boehner Wants Senate To Act First On Sequestration

The Senate should act first on replacing the more than $85 billion in automatic cuts set to kick in March 1 with a different legislation package, House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Wednesday. According to The Hill newspaper, Boehner made the remarks following a closed-door meeting of his conference. He …

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