Speaker's Blog

November 27, 2007General

In 2006, then-Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) proudly said: Democrats have a commonsense plan to help bring down skyrocketing gas prices.” More than a year later, gasoline prices have skyrocketed under Democratic control, increasing from a nationwide average of $2.33 per gallon on the day Rep. Pelosi became Speaker to $3.09 per gallon now (in the state of California, the average is up even more to $3.39 per gallon).


November 19, 2007Press Release

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement opposing congressional Democrats’ repeated attempts to cut off funding for American troops defeating al Qaeda in Iraq:


November 18, 2007General

 

Congress has gone limping into its two-week Thanksgiving recess, and newspapers across the nation are taking note. Just take a look at these headlines from the weekend:


November 16, 2007Press Release

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today echoed comments made by President Bush in his weekly radio address, in which he lamented the lack of progress Congress has made on key national priorities, such as protecting middle-class families from the alternative minimum tax (AMT) and providing resources to troops serving in Iraq:


November 14, 2007Press Release

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement opposing Democratic legislation amending the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) that would undermine the protections put in place in the Protect America Act, which was signed into law in August:


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