Speaker's Blog

House GOP to Force Votes on Stopping the Largest Tax Increase in U.S. History

April 09, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) joined other GOP leaders today in announcing that House Republicans would begin forcing votes next week to stop the largest tax increase in American history proposed by Congressional Democrats:    Read More

Boehner Statement Following President Bush’s Remarks on the Way Forward in Iraq

April 09, 2008

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after President Bush detailed the next steps for American troops in Iraq under the strategy of Gen. David Petraeus: Read More

Podcast Update

April 09, 2008

Audio from the April 9th Republican Leadership Stakeout can now be found on the House Republican Leader Podcast. If iTunes is installed on your computer, you can click here to subscribe. MORE: Past episodes and more information on Podcasts Read More

The Pelosi Premium

April 09, 2008

(Graphic courtesy of the Committee on Energy and Commerce Republicans) As Americans wait for Democrats to unveil their secret plan to lower gasoline prices, costs at the pump continue to rise at an alarming rate. Read More

Boehner to House Democrats: If You Support Our Troops, Pass FISA

April 08, 2008

As General David Petraeus appeared on Capitol Hill to detail the successes our troops have achieved in Iraq, Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today reminded the Majority that if it is truly interested in protecting our men and women in harm’s way, as Democratic leaders claim, it should end its dangerous refusal to pass the bipartisan, Senate-passed legislation to modernize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA).  In spite of the fact that 68 Senators supported the bipartisan FISA bill – and with a bipartisan majority in the House ready to do the same – Dem Read More