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House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) Delivers Weekly Republican Address

June 11, 2010

In the Weekly Republican Address, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) talks about Washington Democrats’ out-of-control spending spree and its devastating impact on small businesses and our economy as a whole. Read More

The Blindsided: Free-Spending Dems Rattled By GOP Budget Offensive

June 10, 2010

No worries, it’s just “inside baseball,” one House Democrat said last month of his party’s inability to produce an annual budget.  After a relentless, weeks-long Republican offensive, Democrats’ budget meltdown has  become the focal point of taxpayers’ backlash against Washington’s job-killing spending spree.   Read More

AWOL: Obama Administration Fails to Lead on "Unsustainable" Deficit Crisis

June 09, 2010

President Obama will meet with Congressional leaders later this morning, just one day after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke called for a plan to deal with the “unsustainable path” of the federal deficit.  Read More

Boehner On Dems’ Budget Failure: "Taxpayers Are Fed Up, And They Want Us to Stop Spending Their Money"

June 09, 2010

At his weekly press briefing today, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) previewed the White House meeting with congressional leaders later this morning, noting he would press the President to cut spending now to create jobs and help our economy and urge him to call on congressional Democrats to offer a budget.  Boehner also addressed the House-Senate financial regulation conference that begins today, and said any bill that doesn’t tackle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac won’t stop the bailouts and can’t be called real Read More