Speaker's Blog

Growing Our Economy: We Can Do Better

July 31, 2015

“This is now the weakest expansion we have had in 70 years,” said Megan Greene, chief economist at Manulife Asset Management. Read More

Boehner Makes News With Call to Lift Oil Export Ban

July 30, 2015

Speaker Boehner called for ending the oil export ban – an antiquated policy born out of the 1970s “scarcity mindset” that is standing in the way of new jobs, lower gas prices, and stronger support for our allies. Read More

It’s a “working reception”

July 29, 2015

Polish up the cheese tray and bust out the chardonnay. President Obama gets another shot at selling House Democrats on his proposed nuclear deal with Iran tonight. Read More

Making Sure More Good People Don’t Become Victims

July 28, 2015

Kate Steinle died because state and local officials refused to enforce America’s immigration laws. 174 Democrats voted against this bill to protect Americans from criminals, and President Obama threatened to veto it. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) even called Kate’s tragic death “a little thing.” He's wrong. This act of violence in San Francisco was entirely preventable. Read More

Secretary Clinton Used to Think Possessing Unsecured Classified Information was a Big Deal

July 28, 2015

So now it depends upon what the meaning of the word “classified” is? Read More

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