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A MAJORITY AGENDA THAT MATTERS: WHY STRENGTH AND PROSPERITY TRIUMPH OVER HESITATION AND BIG GOVERNMENT

June 18, 2006

Let me just say at the outset thank you for having me here and for the wonderful introduction.  Heritage has always been the leader in the fight for limited government and conservative principles, and it is a pleasure to be back.On several occasions in the past I’ve come to discuss my support for school choice, and I want to remind everyone that I’m as a strong a supporter as ever.  I was pleased to see House and Senate education leaders introduce the America’s Opportunity Scholarships for Kids Act yesterday, led by Sam Johnson in the House. Read More

Floor Statement on House Resolution 861

June 15, 2006

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives has engaged in an important debate on the war in Iraq and how best to combat terrorism in a post-9/11 world. There are major differences between those of us who support strong national security policies and understand what we have at stake and those who would prefer we retreat from the world stage and attempt to manage the threat of terrorism and the danger it poses. During the 1990s, the enemies of freedom used terror and violence in futile attempts to intimidate the United States and the cause of freedom. Read More

TAKE SIX: HOW MANY DEMOCRATS DOES IT TAKE TO DECIDE A “NEW” SLOGAN?

June 15, 2006

Capitol Hill Democrats, adrift after failing to produce a Democrat leadership alternative about how best to combat terrorism in a post-9/11 world, have now dumped their old slogan.According to an article in Roll Call: Read More

Boehner Praises House Passage of Global War on Terror Resolution

June 15, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on passage of the Global War on Terror resolution (H.Res. 861): “I want to commend my colleagues for rising to debate these important issues and for providing solutions to the challenges we face in the Global War on Terror.  Today's vote demonstrated House Republicans' overwhelming support for strong national security policies that aim to confront the threat of terrorism and eliminate it. Read More

Boehner Statement on President Bush Signing Broadcast Decency Bill

June 14, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised President Bush, Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (R-TX) and Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) after the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act was signed into law: “Today is a big victory in the fight to protect America’s children.  This important measure holds broadcasters accountable for streaming inappropriate content across public airwaves and into the homes of American families. Read More

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