Debt Crisis http://wyso.org en Most Ohio US House members approve debt deal http://wyso.org/post/most-ohio-us-house-members-approve-debt-deal <p>WASHINGTON (AP) - Ohio&#39;s U.S. House delegation has voted 11-7 to give the government more borrowing power, with all five Democrats and two Ohio Republicans voting no.</p><p>The emergency legislation easily passed the House on Monday and is expected to clear the Senate on Tuesday.</p><p>In a statement explaining his no vote, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (koo-SIN&#39;-ich) calls the bill &quot;a fake solution to a phony crisis.&quot; Fellow northeast Ohio Democrat Marcia Fudge says the debt ceiling deal puts Medicare, Social Security and other programs at risk.</p> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 12:13:51 +0000 Associated Press 2511 at http://wyso.org Most Ohio US House members approve debt deal Tea Party: Cut, Cap and Balance - Not Compromise http://wyso.org/post/tea-party-cut-cap-and-balance-not-compromise <p><span class="dateline" style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; border-top-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-right-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-bottom-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); border-left-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-weight: bold; "><span style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style Thu, 28 Jul 2011 18:53:32 +0000 Associated Press 2314 at http://wyso.org Tea party Activists Support House Speaker John Boehner in Debt Debate http://wyso.org/post/tea-party-activists-support-house-speaker-john-boehner-debt-debate <p><span class="article-content"><span>Tea party activists in House Speaker John Boehner&#39;s district are offering him encouragement in the debt crisis negotiations.<br /><br />They say they want to show support for Boehner&#39;s tough position in the showdown in Washington.<br /><br />A couple hundred supporters, rallied Monday afternoon in West Chester Township. Boehner and other congressional leaders are working to find agreement on a deficit reduction plan with a stated Aug. 2 deadline<br /> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 11:06:15 +0000 Associated Press 2200 at http://wyso.org