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Obama sees 'breakthrough' in 2014 for U.S. economy

Obama sees 'breakthrough' in 2014 for U.S. economy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama said Friday many of his goals for 2013 were not achieved, but the U.S. economy is stronger and poised for "a breakthrough year" in 2014.

Obama says no negotiation with Congress on debt ceiling

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday he will not negotiate with Congress over raising the federal borrowing limit in 2014.
Lew: U.S. debt limit must be raised by early March

Lew: U.S. debt limit must be raised by early March

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Thursday notified Congress the federal limit on borrowing will need to be raised no later than early March.
Obama: Budget deal 'good first step' but Congress must do more

Obama: Budget deal 'good first step' but Congress must do more

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said Senate passage of a budget will help avoid "crisis-driven decision-making" but urged Congress to extend unemployment insurance.
Senate passes Ryan-Murray bill, sending it to Obama

Senate passes Ryan-Murray bill, sending it to Obama

Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday evening to pass the bipartisan budget deal and send it to President Barack Obama's desk for signature.
Gabrielle Levy
Senate votes to end debate on bipartisan budget deal

Senate votes to end debate on bipartisan budget deal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted 67-33 Tuesday to end debate on a bipartisan budget deal, clearing the way for an up-or-down vote.
Lawmakers: Gridlock strong, despite budget deal

Lawmakers: Gridlock strong, despite budget deal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A bipartisan budget compromise awaiting a U.S. Senate vote after winning House passage is a key step but not an end to gridlock, the accord's deal-makers said.

Ryan calls Tea Party critics 'indispensable' to Republicans

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Congressional budget hawk Rep. Paul Ryan Sunday downplayed the idea that conservative activists were a distraction for Republican lawmakers.
The Issue: Budget deal moves to Senate; new era of compromise?

The Issue: Budget deal moves to Senate; new era of compromise?

Washington witnessed a Christmas miracle last week: House adoption of a budget compromise worked out by House-Senate negotiators after Speaker John Boehner bluntly told recalcitrant members of his caucus to toe the line or lose all credibility.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

Ryan: Boehner 'got Irish up' over groups' charges about budget plan

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- House Speaker John Boehner was just airing his frustrations when he blasted conservative groups about their reactions to a budget plan, Rep. Paul Ryan says.
House passes bipartisan budget deal 332-94

House passes bipartisan budget deal 332-94

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Thursday passed a two-year bipartisan budget deal by a 332-94 vote, indicating further threats of a government shutdown are unlikely.
House leaders predict budget deal's passage

House leaders predict budget deal's passage

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A federal budget deal struck on Capitol Hill will pass the U.S. House of Representatives with a majority of Republicans in support, party leaders predicted.
Paul Ryan, Patty Murray announce House-Senate budget deal

Paul Ryan, Patty Murray announce House-Senate budget deal

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- House and Senate negotiators have agreed on an $85 billion budget to fund the U.S. government through Jan. 15, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Tuesday.
Politics: Congress' to-do list could require time it doesn't have

Politics: Congress' to-do list could require time it doesn't have

The good news for the U.S. Congress is that members have the month of December to complete their laundry list of items -- including a farm bill, food stamps, a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1, a slew of presidential nominations, possibly revisiting unemployment benefits, maybe take up imposing more sanctions on Iran -- before 2014.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Budget committees a few billion short of agreement

Budget committees a few billion short of agreement

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- House and Senate lawmakers are a few billion dollars shy of a budget agreement that could end some across-the-board spending cuts, sources told Politico.
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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) questions Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a hearing on the Treasury Department's FY2012 Budget, in Washington on February 16, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch..
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Paul Davis Ryan (born January 29, 1970) is the U.S. Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, serving since 1999. He is a member of the Republican Party, and has been ranked among the party's most influential voices on economic policy.[1][2][3] Ryan has long been considered a possible running mate for the 2012 presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mitt Romney,[4] with reports surfacing on August 10, 2012, that Romney had selected Ryan as his running mate.[5][6]

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