It wasn't easy, either
Both the Speaker and the President are bluffing over the debt limit. But the President has a better hand.
"The president just can’t sit there and say, ‘I’m not going to negotiate'"
(WASHINGTON) — Speaker John Boehner and other top House Republican leaders intend to vote for the bipartisan agreement worked out in the Senate to avoid a...
House GOP pulls vote on debt bill, leaving Senate to probe a path forward
'At long last he has done the right thing'
Only 18 of 232 GOP members going to meet the president
Boehner says no 'lines in the sand,' but Obama insists on 'clean' vote to reopen the government
The Speaker of the House can damage the GOP, his personal standing or a combination of both as he tries to find a way out of the budget crisis
"I dont know if John Boehner has the capacity...to tell Republicans, We need to change or else we will lose."
As President Obama and the Democrats square off against the Republicans, led by Speaker of the House, John Boehner, TIME takes a look at historic federal...