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Speaker Boehner Welcomes WWII Honor Flight Veterans

November 15, 2012

Speaker John Boehner joined Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) in welcoming WWII Honor Flight veterans to the Rotunda of the United States Capitol and thanking these heroes for their service. Read More

Photos from Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony Honoring Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

September 20, 2012

Click here to see several photos from yesterday’s ceremony honoring Daw Aung San Suu Kyi with the Congressional Gold Medal. Read More

House & Senate Leaders Present Congressional Gold Medal to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

September 19, 2012

In a ceremony held this afternoon in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate presented a Congressional Gold Medal to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in recognition of her steadfast commitment to human rights and for promoting freedom, peace, and democracy in Burma. Read More

The Congressional Gold Medal: How Golden Achievements are Awarded

September 18, 2012

In the spirit of Schoolhouse Rock, let’s take a closer look at how Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s recognition from Congress came to fruition to learn more about the history and significance of this prestigious award. Read More

G8 Presiding Officers to Meet in Washington, DC on Sept. 7-9

September 06, 2012

WASHINGTON, DC –  U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) will host a meeting of the presiding officers from the G8 countries in Washington, DC on September 7-9, 2012.  Participants will exchange views on a range of shared economic, fiscal, and security challenges, including job creation, global debt, and the impact of changing demographics on public policy. Read More

The Speaker's July 2012 in Photos

August 03, 2012

During the month of July, Speaker John Boehner focused on stopping President Obama’s small business tax hike; paid tribute to Private First Class Jacob Chestnut and Detective John Gibson of the U.S. Capitol Police; remembered the victims of the tragedy in Aurora, and much more. Read More

Remembering Officer Chestnut & Detective Gibson

July 24, 2012

Speaker John Boehner joined Congressional leaders, family members, and members of the Capitol community during a ceremony in memory of Private First Class Jacob Chestnut and Detective John Gibson at the U.S. Capitol. On July 24, 1998, Officer Jacob J. Chestnut and Detective John M. Gibson of the U.S. Capitol Police were killed in the line of duty defending the Capitol against an armed intruder. See more photos here. Read More

Inside the Capitol: Brumidi’s “Job Application”

July 13, 2012

Watch Farar Elliott, House Curator and Chief of the Office of Art and Archives, walk us through Constantino Brumidi's first painting in the U.S. Capitol. Read More

The Speaker's June 2012 in Photos

July 05, 2012

Last month, Speaker John Boehner discussed the Republican Plan for America’s Job Creators in interviews with CNBC and CBS News; awarded a Congressional Gold Medal to the Montford Point Marines; and much more. Read More

Speaker Boehner's Independence Day Tribute: “Here’s to the Spirit of ‘76”

July 03, 2012

Speaker Boehner, in a message recorded in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol, celebrates the Fourth of July by paying tribute to the Declaration of Independence... Read More