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Boehner Floor Statement on September 11th Resolution

September 12, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today delivered the following remarks on the House floor on the 9/11 resolution: Today, the U.S. House of Representatives is taking up legislation marking the five year anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. We remember the lives of the victims -- the many moms, dads, children, grandparents, friends and neighbors. We honor the police officers and the firefighters. We salute the bravery and sacrifice of rescue workers, EMT personnel, and first responders. Read More

Couric: "It's Hard to Believe, But the Price of Gasoline Just Keeps Dropping"

September 12, 2006

Katie Couric, the new anchor for the CBS Evening News, had this to say about plummeting gasoline prices last night: “It’s hard to believe, but the price of gasoline just keeps dropping.  Nationwide it now averages $2.62 cents a gallon. That’s down 42 cents in the past five weeks.” Read More

Smart Money: Greater "Sunshine and Transparency" in Federal Spending

September 12, 2006

“It’s common sense: if you request a project, you ought to be willing to put your name on it and Read More

Boehner Statement on Republican Policy Committee Border Security Forum

September 11, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today released the following statement at the Republican Policy Committee’s Border Security Forum:“First I’d like to thank Chairman Putnam for convening this meeting. The American people expect Congress to secure our borders and shut down the flow of illegal immigration into our cities and states. Working with President Bush and our colleagues in the Senate, that is exactly what House Republicans will work to accomplish over the next three weeks. Read More

Boehner: Pelosi Comment on Bin Laden a "Stunning Assessment"

September 11, 2006

In his weekly press conference, House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) reacted to comments from Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) about Osama bin Laden, the terrorist leader responsible for the September 11 attacks: Read More

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