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Boehner Statement on the Evacuation of Americans from Lebanon

July 17, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on the 25,000 Americans estimated to be in Lebanon: “I am focused on working with my colleagues in Congress and within the administration to facilitate the quick and safe evacuation of Americans from the dangers of the conflict in Lebanon.  Whatever it takes, we stand ready to help ensure that every American in harm’s way is evacuated without regard to expense.”##### Read More

Boehner Statement on Fetal Farming, Alternative Stem Cell Bills

July 17, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House voted on the Fetus Farming Prohibition Act (S. 3504) and the Alternative Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapies Enhancement Act (S. 2754): “Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life. Read More

Boehner Praises Drake Bill on Volunteer Pilots

July 16, 2006

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today released the following statement after the House passed the Volunteer Pilot Organization Protection Act (H.R. 1871), authored by Rep. Thelma Drake (R-VA): Read More

Boehner Statement on House Passage of the Voting Rights Act Renewal

July 12, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised House passage of legislation to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act: “We are fortunate enough to live in a country founded on democratic principles that provide our citizens with equal opportunity to make their voices heard through the right to vote. Read More

House Republicans Announce Plans for July Border Security Hearings

July 11, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – In conjunction with four House GOP Committee chairmen, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today announced a series of upcoming border security committee hearings for July: “Led by GOP committee chairs, in July four committees will hold a series of hearings to examine troubling provisions in the Reid-Kennedy bill that undermine our border security efforts and do little to address the concerns of the American people. Read More

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