President, Boehner trade budget offers

Posted: December 12, 2012 at 12:58 a.m.

House Speaker John Boehner made “a counteroffer” to President Barack Obama’s proposed tax increases, a spokesman said Tuesday.

President Barack Obama and House Republicans traded budget proposals intended to avert spending cuts and tax increases scheduled to begin in January.

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