Speaker's Blog

PHOTOS: From Playwright to President

November 20, 2014

On Wednesday, Speaker John Boehner and other leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives held a bust dedication ceremony to honor the former Czech President Václav Havel.  In speaking about the Czech playwright who led a national revolution for freedom, Speaker Boehner noted, “you just can’t write a play like this."    Read More

Servant Leadership

November 20, 2014

Speaker Boehner welcomed House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings’ (R-WA) portrait into the House collection last night. Read More

Harnessing Our Energy Boom to Boost Manufacturing & Create Jobs

November 20, 2014

Steve Scalise’s bill will help promote more jobs and manufacturing by requiring a more efficient, timely, and transparent process. Read More

House Condemns Iran Human Rights Violations

November 19, 2014

Formally condemning these actions is an important step on the part of the House, but it remains incumbent upon the president to use all the tools at his disposal, including sanctions, to hold accountable those responsible for these heinous acts. Read More

Scenes From a Meeting With The Gershwin Prize Honoree

November 19, 2014

Speaker Boehner today welcomed to his office Billy Joel, the sixth recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Read More