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Speaker Boehner Honors Gabe Zimmerman, First Congressional Staffer Killed in Line of Duty

November 30, 2011

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) spoke on the House floor today in support of H.Res. 364, a resolution designating HVC-215 of the Capitol Visitor Center as the "Gabriel Zimmerman Meeting Room,” in honor of the first congressional staffer to give his life in the line of duty: “An attack on one who serves is an attack on all who serve.  I don’t think I fully understood the meaning of those words until last January’s senseless assault on our fellow citizens and our most fundamental responsibilities. Read More

Speaker Boehner Remarks at NASA Gold Medal Ceremony

November 16, 2011

House & Senate leaders today held a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol to honor NASA astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.  Following are House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) remarks as prepared for delivery: Read More

Remarks of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell

November 02, 2011

Mr. /Madame President:There is no denying the fact that the policies of the past two and a half years have made a bad situation worse. For two and a half years, Democrats dominated this town. They got everything they wanted. And what happened? Read More

Speaker Boehner Remarks at Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Japanese-American WWII Veterans

November 02, 2011

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and congressional leaders hosted a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony today in honor of Japanese-American veterans of the 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, as well as the Military Intelligence Service. Read More

At U.S. Chamber, Speaker Boehner Highlights "Forgotten 15" Bipartisan Jobs Bills

October 26, 2011

Speaking at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Legal Reform Summit this morning, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) highlighted the ‘forgotten 15’ bipartisan jobs bills that have passed the House but are stuck in the Democratic-led Senate. Read More