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Expanding Energy Infrastructure to Boost Jobs & Economic Growth

January 21, 2015

America’s energy boom has the potential to reset our economic foundation, lowering costs, creating jobs and raising wages for middle-class families. Read More

SOTU FACT: “Better Politics"? President Blocks Middle-Class Jobs

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Imagine if we broke out of these tired old patterns.  Imagine if we did something different.” (President Obama, State of the Union address, January 20, 2015)  SOTU FACT: Tonight, the president called for a better, more collaborative politics, and yet he has already threatened to veto four jobs bills that have passed the House with bipartisan support, including:   Read More

SOTU FACT: President Has Repeatedly Stood in the Way of Energy Jobs & Independence

January 20, 2015

In a speech at the American Enterprise Institute last year, Speaker Boehner laid out a five-point, long-term vision that harnesses America’s energy boom to reset our economic foundation. Read More

SOTU FACT: Energy Production Is Up and Gas Prices are Down Despite the President’s Policies, Not Because of Them

January 20, 2015

CLAIM: “Today, America is number one in oil and gas. ... And thanks to lower gas prices and higher fuel standards, the typical family this year should save $750 at the pump.” (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 20, 2015) FACT: The Obama administration has suppressed energy production on federal lands, while Republicans have consistently pressed for a true all-of-the-above energy policy to help create jobs and address costs for working families.  Read More

President Obama, Democrats Proven Wrong on Gas Prices

January 16, 2015

“We’ve got an energy boom going on in this country,” Speaker Boehner said in a September 18th speech, when the national average price of a gallon of regular gasoline was $3.39. “North America is on track to be energy independent in the next five years or so. This is going to mean more growth, yes, but it’s also going to mean lower prices.” Read More

House Defies President’s Veto Threat, Approves Job-Creating Keystone Pipeline

January 09, 2015

In light of today’s Nebraska Supreme Court ruling, the president should reconsider his threat to veto the Keystone pipeline and the tens of thousands of jobs it will create. Read More

Speaker Boehner on President Obama’s Threat to Veto Keystone XL Pipeline

January 06, 2015

"This is simply another sign that President Obama is hopelessly out of touch and has no plans to listen to the American people or champion their priorities.” Read More

President Obama’s Keystone Explanations Not Fooling Anyone

December 18, 2014

It’s been a tough year for President Obama. Read More

Four Things President Obama Hid from Americans until after the Election

December 03, 2014

The Obama administration has a history of hiding the truth and misleading the public. Read More