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Boehner, Cantor: Mr. President, let's get to work

August 17, 2011

"Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade our creditworthiness is a clarion call to get America’s fiscal house in order. The jobs and savings of too many Americans are at stake for Washington to continue ducking the toughest choices." Read More

End This Crisis: Boehner Op-ed in National Review Online

July 29, 2011

"For the sake of our country, and the sake of our economy, the House has passed a responsible bill that can pass the Senate. Now it’s time for our colleagues in the Senate to pass it, send it to the president, and bring this crisis to an end." Read More

NRO: ‘Recovery Summer,’ One Year Later

June 17, 2011

"One year ago today, the Obama administration launched its 'Recovery Summer' publicity tour to bolster flagging support for the 'stimulus.' Vice President Biden said, 'The fact is, the recovery act is working.' But the fact is, it didn’t. Read More

Boehner Op-Ed in Politico: Change direction of federal spending

April 13, 2011

"Today, the people’s House is due to vote on a bill that cuts $315 billion from the federal budget over the next 10 years — the largest non-defense spending cut in our history, earmark-free and with zero tax hikes. These are real cuts." Read More

Boehner/McConnell op-ed: Health care law breaks promises

March 23, 2011

"Taken together, these broken promises illustrate why so many Americans continue to support a full repeal - which the new Republican-led House has passed - followed by common-sense reforms that will actually lower costs, improve care, and protect jobs." Read More