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Ohioans Shouldn't Miss the Chance to Give President Obama an Earful (Boehner Op-Ed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer)

January 21, 2010

President Barack Obama is coming to Elyria today to discuss job creation in a state that is desperate for a plan to put Americans back to work, but he continues to push an agenda that actually destroys American jobs. Read More

The People Have Spoken (Boehner Op-Ed in USA Today)

January 20, 2010

The American people have spoken, loudly and clearly: They do not want Washington Democrats' government takeover of health care. Some don't like the tax hikes, some don't like the Medicare cuts, some don't want government bureaucrats getting between them and their doctor — but whatever the reason, they're yelling, "Stop." Read More

Make the Final Health Care Talks Public (Boehner Op-Ed on BigGovernment.com)

January 12, 2010

Republicans are continuing to insist on behalf of the American people that any legislative negotiations pertaining to health care reform be made public. Today, Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) is filing a discharge petition which, if signed by 218 Representatives, would force an up-or-down vote on his bipartisan resolution (H. Res. Read More

Keep terrorists Out of USA (Boehner Op-Ed in USA Today)

December 21, 2009

President Obama says the Guantanamo Bay prison is a rallying cry for our enemies, and closing it will help silence them. That certainly does not appear to have stopped Najibullah Zazi, who was arrested by federal authorities in September and charged with traveling to New York City carrying bombmaking instructions in his laptop. He allegedly trained at an al-Qaeda camp in Pakistan, where he received the bombmaking instructions, and later bought beauty supplies containing the raw materials for a bomb. Read More

How Will Importing Dangerous Terrorists Make America Safer? (Boehner Op-Ed on BigGovernment.com)

December 14, 2009

Today the Obama Administration is announcing it plans to import the terrorists held at the Guantanamo Bay prison – some of the most dangerous terrorists in the world – to the Thomson Correctional Center located outside Chicago, Illinois.  This decision puts the interests of liberal special interest groups before the safety and security of the American people.  Here’s how I addressed this issue at a press conference on Capitol Hill this morning: Read More