Speaker's Blog

The House Remembers Officer Chestnut & Detective Gibson

July 24, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives today held a moment of silence to honor the memory of two of the United States Capitol Police’s finest, Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson, who were killed in the line of duty on this day in 1998. Read More

A Good-Faith Offer to Resolve the VA Conference

July 24, 2014

Republicans have made a number of good-faith offers over the last couple weeks, only to be rejected by Senate Democrats who are demanding more money and less accountability. Read More

Another Good Bill to Help Students In This Tough Economy

July 24, 2014

“Our students deserve the best start, and the more we can do to provide them with the information they need to plan for the cost of higher education, the more security and opportunities they’ll have.” Read More

Democrats Flip-Flop on Fixing Border Crisis

July 24, 2014

Here’s what the Obama administration was saying just a few days ago, when they were for fixing the problem before they were against it. Read More

Boehner: “No Blank Check for the President and His Allies”

July 24, 2014

Some in Washington may view every new crisis as an opportunity to demand more taxpayer dollars, but the American people don’t see it that way. Read More