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Speaker Boehner Op-Ed in USA Today on the Debt Limit & Addressing America's Spending Problem

September 03, 2013

"Coupling efforts to reduce America's debt and deficit with increases in the debt limit is a common-sense policy that was used under Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton — and President Obama." Read More

ObamaCare: We Must Have Different Definitions of “Pro-Jobs”

September 05, 2013

For our third installment in the Obama administration’s health care ad contest, we’re “pivoting” to jobs. Read More

Speaker Boehner Statement on August 2013 Unemployment Report

September 06, 2013

"The sooner President Obama starts working with both parties to expand American energy production, repeal his health care law and focus on patient-centered reforms, and solve Washington’s spending problem, the stronger our economy will be for all Americans." Read More

Bleak Jobs Report Shows High Joblessness, Diminishing Workforce the New Normal in the Obama Economy

September 06, 2013

Lackluster job growth, a shrinking workforce, long-term joblessness - all hallmarks of the new normal in the Obama economy, according to the latest unemployment report released by the Department of Labor today. Read More

CBO: Delaying ObamaCare Mandate Saves Taxpayers $35 Billion

September 09, 2013

Delaying ObamaCare’s individual mandate for all Americans isn’t just the fair thing to do – it will also save a boatload of money for taxpayers struggling in this economy. Read More

House Vote to Prevent Massive ObamaCare Fraud Part of GOP Focus on Strengthening Economy for All Americans

September 10, 2013

"We’re going to continue to do everything we can to protect Americans from this harmful health care law." Read More

Bipartisan Opposition to ObamaCare “Honor System” Subsidies

September 10, 2013

The No Subsidies Without Verification Act is the latest in a string of bipartisan efforts to repeal and protect Americans from the president’s health care law. Read More

U.S. Congress Presents Gold Medal to Honor 1963 Birmingham Bombing Victims

September 10, 2013

House & Senate leaders presented a Congressional Gold Medal today in honor of the victims of the September 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham. Read More

Speaker Boehner Meets with Israeli Ambassador Oren

September 11, 2013

Yesterday afternoon, Speaker John Boehner met with Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, in his office at the U.S. Capitol.  Click HERE for the high-res photo on Flickr.  (Official Photo by Heather Reed) Read More

Speaker Boehner Statement on 1st Anniversary of Benghazi Terrorist Attack

September 11, 2013

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya Read More

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