federal spending cuts

Boehner Gives In on Debt; Conservatives Revolt Over Lack of Cuts

Pete Kasperowicz, The Hill

Rank and file House R's opposed to their leadership's debt limit plan are brainstorming new ways to limit federal spending. Even as GOP leaders seem intent on pushing through a debt ceilng bill this week that doesn't demand any new spending curbs, several conservative lawmakers are pressing for new ideas.

Bad Budget Deal Clears Hurtle in Senate

Fox News Staff and AP Staff

A two-year budget deal cleared a key Senate test vote on Tuesday, despite last-ditch efforts by Republicans to strip a provision that cuts into military retiree benefits. 

Filling Out the Budget Agreement Scorecard

David Keene, The Washington Times

Dissatisfied players in both parties grumble and hope for a cleaner win next time.

Republican List of Shame On Ryan Spending Deal

As we said yesterday, conservatives will look at the Roll Call on the spending deal and start recruiting candidates to file challenges to every Republican House member who supported it. Here's the list, and with the exception of Texas, filing is still open, so start talking to potential challengers today.

Boehner Blasts Conservatives for Opposing Budget Deal

Brett Logiurato, Business Insider

Boehner snapped at conservative groups that oppose Paul Ryan-Patty Murray budget deal. "They're using the American people for their own purposes. This is ridiculous," Boehner said.

Here Comes the Gov't Collapse

Right Scoop Staff

Mark Levin reminds Repubs. that while they're worried about preventing another gov't shutdown, the whole thing is going to shutdown and collapse. There isn’t enough money to pay for the spending that's going on right now.

Spending Vote a Litmus Test for Conservatives

The vote on the Ryan -- Murray spending deal will show which Republicans are willing to participate in the culture of lies that enables the disastrous state of American governance.

GOP About to Fumble on the Budget?

G. Tracy Mehan III, American Spectator

Better keep automatic sequester in place.