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Speaker Boehner: “Jobs Bill After Jobs Bill” Has Been Blocked by Democratic-Run Senate

January 19, 2012

Listening to the American people, House Republicans continue to focus on promoting small business job creation and getting the American people working again.  At a press conference with Republican leaders, Speaker Boehner noted that the House has passed “jobs bill after jobs bill” only to have them stall in the Democratic-controlled Senate.  With the Obama Administration’s policies making it harder for Read More

Speaker Boehner: "This is Not the End of the Fight" for Keystone Energy Jobs

January 18, 2012

"President Obama is destroying tens of thousands of American jobs and shipping American energy security to the Chinese," said Speaker Boehner at a press conference today following the president's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline and the tens of thousands of jobs that come up with it. "There’s no other way to put it: the president is selling out American jobs for politics." Watch Boehner here. Read More

Behind the Scenes in Mexico City: U.S.-Mexico Jobs Talks

January 14, 2012

On the third and final leg of a three-nation Latin America mission focused on jobs, energy, and economic security, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and a bipartisan House delegation met with Mexican President Felipe Calderon at Los Pinos, the office and residence of Mexico's president. They then participated in a roundtable discussion led by U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne with Mexico's Secretary of Economy, Bruno Ferrari, and other top Mexican jobs officials. Read More

Behind the Scenes in Bogota: Speaker Boehner & President Santos Talk Trade, Jobs

January 12, 2012

Speaker Boehner, U.S. Ambassador to Colombia Michael McKinley, and members of the bipartisan House delegation to Latin America met Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the president's cabinet ministers in Bogota yesterday. The meeting comes months after the House passed a long-delayed trade agreement that is critical to the creation of new jobs in both the U.S. and Colombia. Read More

VIDEO: If You Were President – And Could Help Create Thousands of Jobs – What Would You Do?

January 12, 2012

What would you do if you were president and, with one decision, could help create at least 20,000 jobs in the United States? That’s the question posed by a new video released 21 days after President Obama signed legislation giving him until February 21st to decide on the popular Keystone XL pipeline extension. Read More