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President returns to divided government

Obama, Boehner talk compromise, but chasm remains

President Barack Obama walks off Marine One with daughters Sasha, right, and Malia, left, before leaving O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Wednesday.
Photographer: The Associated Press
President Barack Obama walks off Marine One with daughters Sasha, right, and Malia, left, before leaving O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Wednesday.
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One day after a bruising, mixed-verdict election, President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner both pledged Wednesday to seek a compromise to avert looming spending cuts and tax increases that threaten to plunge the economy back into recession. Added Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.: “Of course” an agreement is possible. While all three men spoke in general terms, Boehner stressed that Republicans would be willing to accept higher tax revenue under the ...

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