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A Memorial Day Story

Did you seethose old WWII planes flying over Washington a few weeks ago? It was truly something to see the good guys in the air again.

Among them were …

Memorial Day

Chairman Mac Thornberry to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address

WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of Memorial Day, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has selected House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) …

Republicans

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Trade matters for Ohio's consumers

Gordon M. Gough is president and CEO of the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants.

The average Ohio shopper knows many items purchased in Ohio stores are …

Ohio

“Every Life Matters”

WASHINGTON, DC – Joined by members of both parties today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) signed S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act. …

Human Trafficking

Further Proof Hillary Clinton Must Turn Over Her Private Server

Thanks to the work of the Benghazi Select Committee, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama State Department were forced to reveal …

Hillary Clinton

Jo-Marie St. Martin: The Lawyer Behind All of John Boehner's Lawsuits

In the early 1990s, a disgruntled John Boehner turned to Jo-Marie St. Martin for guidance. A younger member of what was then called the House Education and Labor Committee, Boehner felt the Democratic majority wasn't adequately listening to the Republicans.

It was St. Martin who would hatch a plan …

John Boehner

Charlotte Ivancic: The Boehner Staffer Who Got the 'Doc Fix' Done

For nearly two decades, much-needed reforms to Medicare payment programs evaded Washington. Year after year, lawmakers pushed through a temporary measure, the so-called "doc fix." A longer-term solution—and a bipartisan one, no less—only made it out of Congress last month.

And Charlotte Ivancic, …

Government

When it comes to defeating #ISIL... - Speaker John Boehner

Working Together to End Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) made the following statement after the House passed S. 178, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking

Human Trafficking

7 Things To Like About This Legislative Branch Funding Bill

Today, the House takes up H.R. 2250, legislation to fund the nation’s legislative branch. Read the bill on docs.house.gov.

Some history: one of the …

Legislative Branch

The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act

More bipartisan legislation is headed to the president’s desk.

It is H.R. 1191, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, which Speaker Boehner signed on …

Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Blue Alert

On a cold December day just 5 months ago, two New York City police officers were murdered in cold blood. The Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National …

Policing

Don’t Tax Our Fallen Heroes

Families who lose their loved ones in the line of duty — be they police officers, firefighters, or EMTs — should receive the full benefits they …

Government

Infographic: Will You Benefit from a Balanced Budget?

Sometimes, math can be hard, but here's something that's easy to understand: balanced budgets are good...for everyone.

As Speaker Boehner said in this …

Balanced Budget

Speaker.gov | Honoring Speaker Wright

On Wednesday, the 48th Speaker of the House, Jim Wright of Texas, passed away at the age of 92.

In his honor, flags at the Capitol were lowered to …

Jim Wright

National Debt: Can You Explain It In 10 Seconds?

There are so many ways to talk about the 10-year balanced budget plan Congress passed last week – the first blueprint of its kind since 2001.

But when …

National Debt

“Happy #MothersDay to all moms everywhere.”

Victory in Europe

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the day in which the United States and its allies of World War II accepted Nazi Germany’s unconditional …

Europe

Leading With the Budget

This week the Senate will follow the House in passing a federal budget that presents a remarkable contrast in governing ability and philosophy …

Conservative News

National Day of Prayer

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Working Together to Balance the Budget for the American People

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement today applauding Senate passage of the first joint 10-year …

Public Finance

Contrary to goals, ER visits rise under Obamacare

Three-quarters of emergency physicians say they've seen ER patient visits surge since Obamacare took effect — just the opposite of what many Americans expected would happen.

A poll released today by the American College of Emergency Physicians shows that 28% of 2,099 doctors surveyed nationally saw …

Nepal

For Benghazi Investigation to Conclude, All the Evidence Needs to be Presented

In order for Americans to know the truth about what happened in Benghazi, all the evidence needs to be presented.

And yet, more than two years later, …

Benghazi

SUNDAY

This morning, Speaker Boehner sat down with NBC’s Chuck Todd for an interview that will air on this Sunday’s Meet the Press.

Meet the Press airs at …

Chuck Todd

Another Step Toward Improving Care for Our Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement today praising House passage of H.R. 2029, legislation funding …

Republicans

A Balanced Budget

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement after the House passed the first joint 10-year balanced …

Balanced Budget

Photos of History: Prime Minister Abe of Japan Addresses Congress

Yesterday, history happened at the United States Capitol. Prime Minister Shinzō Abe became the first Japanese leader to address a joint meeting of …

Japan

Watch Japanese PM Abe’s Address to Congress Live

This is going to be a historic day at the Capitol, and we want you to be part of it.

At 11:00 am ET, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will become the first …

Japan