The Frederick Douglass statue dedication ceremony “will bring together people from Washington, DC and around the country,” says Speaker Boehner.


House and Senate leaders announced today that they will hold a celebration recognizing the Honorable John D. Dingell of Michigan as the longest-serving Member in the history of the United States Congress.

Pursuant to H.R. 6336, the United States Congress is proud to accept a statue of Frederick Douglass as a gift from the District of Columbia...

Speaker John Boehner welcomed Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan, Prime Minister of Turkey, to the U.S. Capitol today. Speaker Boehner hosted a bipartisan meeting with the Prime Minister and Members of Congress. 

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"It is an honor to share the grounds of the United States Capitol with so many of the fine men and women who are out there protecting us."

"With the House budget, Republicans have shown that the federal government can, and must, do more with less. We can get spending under control and achieve a balanced budget if the president and Washington Democrats come to the table willing to make the same tough choices American families and small businesses are making every day. These hardworking Americans must balance their budgets, and Washington owes it to them to do the same."

The House of Representatives is on track to save taxpayers more than $400 million in House operations by the end of the fiscal year.

Speaker Boehner thanked all of the security professionals who do the hard work of protecting lawmakers and the White House every day, praising their skill and dedication.


House and Senate leaders presented Professor Muhammad Yunus with a Congressional Gold Medal today in a ceremony held in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol.


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