Speaker's Blog

Speaker’s Minute: A Year of Bipartisan Action

January 15, 2014

In a Speaker’s Minute on the House floor today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) discussed Republicans’ focus on employment and outlined specific steps the president can take to help create private-sector jobs and make this a year of bipartisan action. Read More

Speaker Boehner Calls on House to Pass Bipartisan Budget Agreement

December 12, 2013

“Is it perfect? Does it go far enough? No, not at all. I think it’s going to take a lot more work to get our arms around our debt and our deficits. But this budget is a positive step in that direction. It’s progress.” Read More

Speaker’s Minute: Boehner Takes On Senate Dems Over Blocked Jobs Bills

December 04, 2013

In a speech on the House floor today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took on Senate Democrats for blocking dozens of jobs bills the House has passed this year as part of Republicans’ Plan for Economic Growth & Jobs. Read More

Losing Coverage, Losing Jobs: Speaker Boehner Shares Stories of Ohioans Hurt By ObamaCare

November 14, 2013

In a "Speaker's Minute," Speaker John Boehner shared stories from constituents in Ohio who are struggling under the president’s health care law. Read More

“Man of the House”: Honoring Former Speaker Tom Foley

October 31, 2013

House and Senate leaders, along with Presidents Clinton and Obama, celebrated the life of former House Speaker Thomas S. Foley (D-WA) Tuesday at a ceremony held in Statuary Hall of the U.S. Capitol. Read More