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  • Obamacare Can Be Repealed Even With Enrollment, Ryan Says

    House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan said Congress and a new president could still repeal President Barack Obama’s health-care law after 2016, rejecting Democratic arguments that the measure is irreversible.

  • Van Hollen Says Debt Limit Tests Bipartisanship (Transcript)

    Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that it’s a “good sign” Speaker John Boehner “stood up to the Tea Party crowd” in backing a budget agreement, and the next test of congressional bipartisanship will be whether Republicans use the debt ceiling next year as a political weapon.

  • Van Hollen Open to Medicare Cuts in a Tax Deal (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, said during an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s recent bid to remake the Republican Party is little more than public relations while expressing a willingness to consider one Republican proposal to restructure Medicare.

  • Van Hollen Wants to End Hedge-Fund Tax Break (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that Congress should eliminate a tax break for private-equity and hedge- fund executives to pay for extending a payroll tax cut for workers.

  • Commuters Pinched on Tax Break as Congress Deadlock Lasts

    For a little while anyway, Americans are feeling the effects of a deadlocked Congress.

  • Van Hollen Calls for ‘Balance’ in Deficit-Cut Plan (Transcript)

    Chris Van Hollen, the top U.S. House Democrat on budget issues, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that any deficit-cutting deal must be “balanced” to include higher tax revenue as well as spending reductions.

  • Budget Deal to Ease Spending Cuts Gets Republican Backing

    Congressional negotiators selling a budget accord won Republican endorsements for the plan to ease automatic U.S. spending cuts for two years, remove the risk of a government shutdown and cut the deficit by $23 billion.

  • Congressman Van Hollen Says Republicans Face Budget-Cut Fight (Transcript)

    Representative Chris Van Hollen , a Maryland Democrat who becomes the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee in January, said in an interview on “Political Capital with Al Hunt ” airing this weekend on Bloomberg Television that his party will Republican budget-cutting plans if programs such as education and health research are targeted.

  • Obama Eases Congress Health Care Jitters With House Vet

    As Phil Schiliro arrived at his first meeting last week with House Democratic leaders to discuss selling Obamacare, he was greeted like family.

  • Options Slim as House Republicans Seek Votes on Debt Rise

    House Republican leaders are narrowing the list of conditions they would seek in exchange for votes to raise the U.S. debt limit.

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