Speaker's Blog

Seeing Right Through 'The Most Transparent Administration in History'

August 19, 2014

While President Obama has repeatedly claimed that his is the “most transparent administration in history,” the evidence supporting his assertion is pretty flimsy. Read More

A Number That Explains Our Focus on Jobs & Families

August 19, 2014

It's the kind of stuff that keeps many parents up at night, and we can do something about it. Read More

25th Anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic

August 19, 2014

"The picnic is an example of the risks taken and the sacrifices made so that one day the Berlin Wall would fall. It’s also just a great story." Read More

President Obama’s Strategy in Iraq “Lacking,” “Still a Work in Progress”

August 18, 2014

The president and his advisors met today to discuss Iraq but there’s no evidence the administration plans to outline anytime soon a comprehensive strategy to reverse the spread of terrorism in the region. Read More

Speaker's Report: Keeping Up the Pressure for Action on Jobs

August 17, 2014

A mid-month roundup from the Office of the Speaker. Read More