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Spreading Your Wealth Around: How Democrats Want to Redistribute Americans' Hard-Earned Money

October 21, 2008

The report offers a representative sample (by no means an exhaustive list) of real bills and resolutions proposed by Democrats during the 110th Congress to take wealth from middle-class working Americans and redistribute it through big government programs. Read More

Boehner Speech Opposing the Farm Bill

May 22, 2008

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) spoke on the House floor today in opposition to the Farm Bill. Read More

Boehner Speech Opposing Farm Bill & Its Pork-Barrel Earmarks

May 14, 2008

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives in opposition to the Farm Bill conference report that would expand taxpayer-funded government subsidies and force taxpayers to fund a “Trail to Nowhere” land swap in Vermont, a $250 million earmark for “forest fish” in Montana, and a $170 million earmark for the salmon industry secured in part by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Read More

Boehner Raps Congress for Cutting Kids' Reading Programs While Spending Billions on Earmarks

March 05, 2008

In a speech today to the National Urban League’s annual legislative policy conference, House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) questioned a recent decision by Congress to cut the bipartisan Reading First initiative by hundreds of millions of dollars while simultaneously earmarking billions of taxpayer dollars for politicians’ pet projects. Read More

House Democrats' Top 100 Broken Promises

June 28, 2007

At the six-month mark of the new majority, the following report takes a look at House Democrats’ Top 100 Broken Promises – and how those broken promises have led to little, if any, accomplishments of note and a record of failure that has undermined the confidence of the American people in this Congress. Read More