GOP Spending

April 24, 2012 - 3:39 PM
FILE - In this March 1, 2012 file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans follow up their frugal _ but nonbinding _ tea party budget with less stringent cuts. Instead of promised slashes to Medicaid and food stamps, top GOP lawmakers are thinking smaller. And they're even reaching out to Democrats to help pass annual spending bills. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)