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VIDEO: Boehner Floor Speech on HR 800, 3/1/07

February 28, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) floor speech on HR 800, a bill stripping American workers of their right to a private ballot election when deciding whether to unionize, leaving them open to harassment, intimidation, and union pressure. Read More

GOP Leader Boehner Says Military Spending Bill Should Support American Troops, Not Pork

February 27, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today called on House Democrats to craft a fiscally-responsible supplemental appropriations bill that supports and funds America’s troops in harm’s way -- without micro-managing the Global War on Terror and undermining our troops, and without adding pork or other unrelated spending projects not requested by the Commander-in-Chief. Boehner issued the following statement:“Congress has a responsibility to provide America’s troops with the resources and flexibility necessary to complete their mission. Read More

Statement by House GOP Leader Boehner on Democrats’ Decision to Place Rep. William Jefferson on Homeland Security Committee

February 27, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on the decision by Democratic Leaders to place Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) on the House Committee on Homeland Security:“House Republicans will oppose the Democratic leadership’s decision to place Congressman Jefferson on the Homeland Security Committee. Read More