Congress

Inside Boehner's Plan to Avoid Shutdown (and Wound Obamacare)

Forget Friday's big spending-bill vote. House leaders know the Senate will reject it and are ready to respond. Here's the GOP playbook.

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, returns to his office after speaking with reporters about the deadline to fund the government and the fight among House Republicans, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. House Republicans vowed Wednesday to pass legislation that would prevent a partial government shutdown and avoid a default while simultaneously canceling out President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, inaugurating a new round of political brinkmanship as critical deadlines approach. 
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