Speaker's Blog

Boehner: Democrats Must Work With Republicans to Address Key Economic, National Security Priorities

May 06, 2008

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after House Republicans met with the President this morning to discuss key congressional priorities: Read More

Podcast Update

May 06, 2008

Audio from today's 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

Links for May 6, 2008: Democrats' Broken Promises

May 06, 2008

Democrats Plan Breaking Deficit Discipline Promise Again (AP) Democrats are finding more excuses to ignore the promise they made when they took over Congress that they wouldn't pass laws increasing the budget deficit...They've already swelled the deficit by $200 billion since December War funding would break Dem promises (Politico) Read More

Dems Housing Bill Includes Handouts to Scam Artists, Speculators, Trial Lawyers... and La Raza?

May 05, 2008

Democrats are prepared to bring to the House floor legislation purportedly written to assist Americans impacted by the recent housing slump.  But in recent days, it has become increasingly clear who this legislation is really out to serve: scam artists, speculators, and trial lawyers. Read More

Troop Funding: As Deadlines Loom, Speaker Pelosi's "Open and Honest" Promise is Forgotten

May 05, 2008

On November 16, 2006, Speaker-Elect Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) uttered one of her signature promises: “This leadership team will create the most honest, most open, and most ethical Congress in history.”  But as the House prepares to consider a critical troop funding bill, the Politico today makes clear that this promise has rapidly become a distant memory: Read More