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More Than 600 Guests to Be On Hand for Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication

June 17, 2013

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

Speaker Boehner Previews Frederick Douglass Statue Dedication Ceremony

June 13, 2013

Watch Speaker Boehner’s preview and visit our new website at Read More

House and Senate Leaders to Recognize Rep. John Dingell as Longest-Serving Member of the U.S. Congress

May 30, 2013

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. Read More

House and Senate Leaders Announce Dedication of Frederick Douglass Statue

May 21, 2013

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... Read More

PHOTO: Speaker Boehner Welcomes Prime Minister of Turkey

May 16, 2013

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.  Click here and here for the high-res photos on Flickr. Read More

National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service Held at U.S. Capitol

May 15, 2013

"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." Read More

Boehner in POLITICO: Republicans are doing more with less to fix the budget

May 06, 2013

"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." Read More

Under GOP Control, House Operations Have Saved Taxpayers More Than $400 Million & Counting

April 25, 2013

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

Speaker Boehner Praises Security Efforts of House Officers, Secret Service

April 18, 2013

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. Read More

U.S. Congress Presents Gold Medal to Professor Muhammad Yunus

April 17, 2013

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. Read More