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COMPROMISE? Boehner: Debt Deal Has Tax Hike Evan Vucci / AP Photo

Boehner: Debt Deal Has Tax Hike

Despite incessantly insisting that tax increases will not be included in whatever debt deal the congressional "supercommittee" comes up with, John Boehner announced Thursday that tax revenues will be a part of any coming bipartisan agreement. However, the House speaker clarified, Republican tax concessions will only be made in exchange for serious reforms in Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security on the Democrats' end.

November 3, 2011 10:56 PM