Speaker's Blog

Boehner: Travel Ban Should Be Considered by President as Ebola Crisis Worsens

October 15, 2014

“Oversight efforts will continue, and the House stands ready to act if it becomes clear legislation is needed to ensure the threat is countered aggressively and effectively.” Read More

Is the White House Conceding Kobani & Other Key Territory to ISIL?

October 15, 2014

We don’t have to cede key territory to the terrorists in the hope that someday down the road, we can win it all back. Read More

White House Says It’s Your Fault If You Pay More For Insurance

October 14, 2014

Even though the new HealthCare.gov is up, it won’t display premiums until the second week of November. So much for educating people so they can shop more “effectively.” Read More

Obama’s Obsession with Closing Gitmo is Wildly Unpopular

October 14, 2014

Fact: a majority of Americans have consistently opposed closing our terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: Read More

Five Great Things About the Library of Congress

October 10, 2014

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the resolution that permitted Congress to purchase Thomas Jefferson’s book collection to create a new Library of Congress (LOC).  After the British burned the White House, U.S. Capitol, and Library of Congress in August of 1814, the rebuilding process required replacing the collection.  The resolution passed and Congress purchased Jefferson’s books for just $23,950.  To honor this important anniversary, here are five great things you may not know about the Library of Congress: Read More