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House Presses Ahead on Jobs Bills to Help Middle-Class Families

February 12, 2015

There is no good reason – none whatsoever – for the president to veto this jobs bill. Read More

The Civil Right of the 21st Century

January 30, 2015

For more than 30 years, Speaker Boehner has been working to ensure that every child in America has access to a decent education.  In fact, on Wednesday, before hundreds of elementary and middle school students at a National School Choice Week rally, he proclaimed that “Education ought to be the civil right of the 21st century." Read More

Five Policies that Undercut the White House’s Pledge to “Put the Middle Class First”

January 28, 2015

These just aren’t the wrong policies, they’re the wrong priorities... Read More

President’s College Savings Tax Hike Hits the Middle Class

January 23, 2015

The White House’s college savings tax hike is “running into opposition from Republicans in Congress who say they have no intention of raising taxes on families trying to save money for their children’s education,” The Associated Press reports. Read More

SOTU FACT: President Opposes True Educational Opportunity

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “We still live in a country where too many bright, striving Americans are priced out of the education they need.  It’s not fair to them, and it’s not smart for our future.” (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015) SOTU FACT: The president opposes true educational opportunity, and has passed up opportunities to work with Republicans on making college more affordable.  Read More

12 Taylor Swift GIFs for you

January 16, 2015

Exposing the truth about the president's "free" college idea... Read More

FULL TEXT: Five Points for Resetting America’s Economic Foundation

September 18, 2014

We do these five things in a meaningful way, we can reset the foundation of our economy for the next two or three generations. Provide a reliable stream of good-paying jobs. More stability and security, straight on through retirement. Read More

5 Points for Resetting America's Economic Foundation

September 15, 2014

Every day, as representative of Ohio’s Eighth District and as Speaker of the House, my focus is on building a stronger economy and preparing our kids and grandkids for the challenges and opportunities of the future.  Read More

A Fairer, Simpler Tax Code to Support Hardworking Families

July 25, 2014

"The child tax credit legislation we passed today supports working families by eliminating the marriage penalty and better aligning the credit with the higher costs parents face." Read More

Helping More Americans Get the Education They Need to Compete for Jobs

July 23, 2014

President Obama should call on his party’s leaders in the Senate to act on these common-sense proposals, and the dozens of other House-passed jobs bills they are blocking. Read More