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Boehner: After Senate Approval, House Expects to Send Terrorist Tribunal Legislation to the President’s Desk Tomorrow

September 27, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised Senate passage of the Military Commissions Act (S. 3930), legislation that preserves the national security program for detaining and interrogating terrorists and authorizes military tribunals to bring suspected terrorists to justice. An identical bill (H.R. 6166) passed the House yesterday by a vote of 253-168. Tomorrow, the House is expected to approve the Senate bill and send it to the President’s desk for his signature. Read More

Boehner: Terrorist Surveillance Program Must Continue to Keep America Safe

September 27, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised House passage of the Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act (H.R. 5825), legislation to authorize Presidents Bush’s terrorist surveillance program. The measure was introduced by Rep. Heather Wilson (R-NM). Boehner issued the following statement:“A large majority of Americans strongly support the Terrorist Surveillance Program because it represents a common sense weapon in the fight against terrorism. Read More

Boehner, House Republicans Celebrate Progress on GOP Suburban Agenda

September 26, 2006

House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today praised Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and members of the House GOP Suburban Caucus as House Republicans marked progress made on the GOP Suburban Agenda, a collection of bills intended to address the concerns and priorities of America’s suburban families. Boehner issued the following statement:“Earlier this year, House Republicans vowed to take action on the priorities of America’s suburban families. Thanks to the leadership of Rep. Kirk and other members of the GOP Suburban Caucus, we have followed through on our pledge. Read More

Boehner: House Passes Bill to Put Terrorists on Trial for their Crimes, Including Alleged 9/11 Mastermind

September 26, 2006

U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House approved the Military Commissions Act (H.R. Read More

160 Democrats Vote Against Terrorist Tribunals

September 26, 2006

Today, 160 House Democrats voted AGAINST authorizing Read More