Speaker's Blog

Speaker Boehner on CBO’s Forecast of Slow Growth

August 27, 2014

"Americans deserve better, and the House will continue to focus on solutions that help get people back to work, lower costs at home, and restore opportunity for all." Read More

The Emmy for Best Cover-Up Goes to...

August 27, 2014

If the Emmy Awards considered such things, President Obama’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would have easily taken the award for best cover-up. Read More

#StuckInTheSenate: Providing More Flexibility to Support Working Families

August 27, 2014

“An animated President Obama cast the need for flexible workplace policies” back in June...but none of that ‘animation’ has translated into action. Read More

“Struggling,” “Disengaged,” “Tentative”: Obama Admin Taking Heat for Lacking Iraq Strategy

August 26, 2014

The Obama administration grossly underestimated the threat posed by terrorists in Iraq and now it is more concerned with defending its foreign policy (or lack thereof) than defining it. Read More

#StuckInTheSenate: A Bill to Boost Veterans’ Hiring

August 26, 2014

President Obama addresses the American Legion today at a time when the unemployment rate among post-9/11 veterans has jumped to 9.2 percent, three percentage points higher than the national rate. Read More