Speaker's Blog

Václav Havel Bust Will Be Dedicated on November 19

September 22, 2014

A bust of Václav Havel, the first president of the Czech Republic, will be dedicated at a U.S. Capitol ceremony on Wednesday, November 19. Read More

Two Major Jobs Bills, One Giant Opportunity for Senate Dems to Act

September 18, 2014

Taken together, these two major jobs bills would go a long way toward helping American families not just get by, but get ahead. Senate Democrats owe them that opportunity. Read More

Welcoming Ukrainian Democracy to the U.S. Capitol

September 18, 2014

“Today, Vladimir Putin and the world saw Republicans and Democrats stand in unity with President Poroshenko and his people’s aspirations for freedom, democracy, and economic opportunity.” Read More

Boehner: House Takes 'Important, Initial Step Forward in Taking on ISIL'

September 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement today after the House passed a continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government running past September 30 (H.J. Res. 124): Read More

Boehner: GAO Report Confirms Taxpayers Fund Abortions Through ObamaCare

September 16, 2014

"Today’s GAO report confirms that under the president’s health care law, abortions are being paid for with taxpayer funds by more than 1,000 exchange plans across the country. This information has been hidden from the American public for years by the Obama Administration, which repeatedly denied congressional requests for its public release." Read More

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