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Boehner: President’s Latest Health Care Sales Pitch ‘Heavy on Snake Oil, Light on Reality’

March 07, 2010

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement responding to President Obama’s visit to Philadelphia to stump for a government takeover of health care:  Read More

Rep. Parker Griffith (R-AL) Delivers Weekly Republican Address

March 06, 2010

Delivering the weekly Republican address, Rep. Parker Griffith (R-AL) says that it is not too late to scrap Washington Democrats' government takeover of health care and start over with a clean sheet of paper and a step-by-step approach focused on lowering costs and protecting American jobs.  In the address, the lawmaker discusses how Washington Democrats' big-government policies and partisan health care agenda spurred his decision to leave the House Democratic Caucus in December to join the House Republican Conference. Read More

Boehner: Another Disappointing Jobs Report, Another Reason to Scrap Dems’ Gov’t Takeover of Health Care

March 04, 2010

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the Department of Labor reported that the U.S. economy lost 36,000 jobs in the month of February: Read More

Boehner Congratulates Virginia on Becoming First State to Pass Bill Opting Out of Unconstitutional ObamaCare Mandates

March 04, 2010

            House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today congratulated the Commonwealth of Virginia on becoming the first state to enact legislation declaring its citizens’ freedom against the so-called “individual mandate” in President Obama's massive health care bill.  The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has identified 37 other states that are working on similar measures. Read More

One Month Later, President Obama Still Silent on Boehner-Cantor Offer on Spending Cuts

March 04, 2010

One month ago today, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and House Republican Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) sent President Obama a letter in which they urged President to work with Republicans to cut spending now to encourage job growth and reduce the national debt instead of simply punting tough spending decisions to a commission that won't even issue a final report until the final months of 2010.   The Leaders invited President Obama to use his presidential authority to send Read More

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