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Where are the Jobs, Mr. President? (Boehner Op-Ed in Washington Examiner)

June 22, 2009

All year, Democrats have made promises about job creation. If Congress passed the trillion-dollar “stimulus,” they promised unemployment would not rise above eight percent.Five months later, unemployment has spiked to 9.4 percent, with President Obama now admitting that he expects it to reach 10 percent later this year.  Read More

House GOP Health Plan Superior (Boehner Op-Ed in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

June 16, 2009

Health care costs have been skyrocketing for far too long, overwhelming family budgets as the middle class is trying to make ends meet. That’s why we need real health care reform to reduce costs for families and small businesses. Read More

Democrats' Plan Will Increase Taxes, Raise Health Care Costs & Ration Care for Middle Class Families (Boehner Op-Ed on Townhall.com)

June 08, 2009

The American people have much riding on the results of two major debates in the House of Representatives this summer. Over the next eight weeks, House Democrats have promised to rush through legislation on health care and global warming (known as “cap-and-trade”) that will devastating consequences for the American people – particularly the middle class, who have plenty at stake as we await the outcome of these debates. Read More

Time to Recommit to Missile Defense (Boehner Op-Ed in Chicago Tribune)

June 03, 2009

During the 2008 presidential campaign, much was made of the "3 a.m. moment" -- how would a president respond to a sudden international crisis? After North Korea's recent nuclear test, its continuing short-range ballistic missile tests and news of a possible test of a long-range missile capable of reaching American targets in Japan, Guam and even Alaska and Hawaii, President Barack Obama finds himself confronted with a real-life 3 a.m. moment. Read More

Boehner: Pelosi Should Retract Her CIA Accusations and Apologize (Boehner Op-Ed in U.S. News & World Report)

May 18, 2009

It is no accident that our nation has not been attacked since Sept. 11, 2001. Our intelligence professionals have done a marvelous job keeping us safe. Faced with threats never before seen in our history, they have provided our troops critical information they need to fight our enemies abroad and protect our citizens here at home. They deserve our gratitude because, as Central Intelligence Director Leon Panetta said of the agency's work in a letter to its employees last Friday, "our national security depends on it." Read More