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Boehner Statement on House Passage of the Pledge Protection Act

July 18, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today after the House passed the Pledge Protection Act (H.R. 2389): “The recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance is one of our Nation’s most cherished traditions.  The language included in the modern Pledge has been celebrated by generations of Americans, and recited proudly by hundreds of millions of our people. Read More

Boehner Supports President Bush's Veto of Stem Cell Bill

July 18, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today made the following statement on the House floor praising President Bush’s decision to veto the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act (H.R. 810): “The President today used the veto authority for the first time in his presidency.  Yesterday Congress sent him two bills relating to emerging medical research involving the use of so-called stem cells.  Today the President signed one of those bills, while vetoing the second. Read More


July 18, 2006

It’s no secret House Democrats have had trouble putting fort Read More

Dems Adrift: “Don’t Have Eight” Words To Describe Agenda

July 17, 2006

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) recently summed up Capitol Hill Democrats’ confusion when it comes to their “agenda.” They don’t really have one: Read More

Boehner Statement on the Marriage Protection Amendment

July 17, 2006

 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement after the House vote on H.J.Res. 88, the Marriage Protection Amendment, authored by Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-CO): “It was important for the House to have this debate and this vote.  The American people want and deserve to know where their leaders stand on this and other issues they care about.  The votes involved with the American Values Agenda have presented them with that opportunity.  Rep. Read More