House Leaders’ Deficit Flex

Reuters

Signs Thurs. Boehner, Pelosi softening positions on taxes, entitlement cuts.

Ohio GOPer open to closing tax loopholes, while Calif. Dem maybes smaller cost-of-living SocSec rises.

And/but: Deficit panel Repubs counter Dems’ plan with $2.2-trillion package, including no new taxes.

Related Topics: Boehner, deficit, entitlements, loopholes, Nancy Pelosi, Social Security, Taxes, Budget, Congress, Democratic Party, House, News, Republican Party, Taxes, The Page

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