Speaker John Boehner

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The Truth About The Iran Deal

It's the Pope

2 members of U.S. military stop Islamist attacker on train in Belgium

(CNN) — The train was speeding through Belgium when the man emerged from the train bathroom, shirtless with a rifle -- possibly an AK 47 -- slung over his shoulder, the Americans said.

The three men -- a member of the Air Force, an inactive National Guard member and a civilian -- responded quickly, …

Belgium

Americans awarded France’s highest honor after stopping European train attack - The Washington Post

BRUSSELS —One of the Americans who prevented a bloodbath on a high-speed European train Friday serves in the Air Force. Another is in the Oregon National Guard. On Monday, the enlisted men became knights — of the Legion of Honor — along with two others who foiled an attacker, as French President …

France

Speaker.gov | PHOTO: The Speaker Welcomes an Adorable Visitor

Speaker Boehner hosts a lot of different visitors in his office in the U.S. Capitol, including the Prime Minister of Ukraine, the President of …

John Boehner

NO JOKE: 5 Whoppers from Hillary Clinton’s Press Conference

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may try as she might to impugn the work of the Select Committee on Benghazi – and Republicans' efforts to …

Hillary Clinton

Five Things We've Done to Cut Spending

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Government Spending

Army parachutist Corey Hood, West Chester native, dies after air show accident

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Midwest Black Family Reunion at Swayer Point

Northside Yacht Club opens in the former Mayday

Bengals vs. Giants preseason game: Aug. 14, …

Military

House Republicans, Seizing on Health Law, Challenge Executive Branch

WASHINGTON — Angry at what they saw as the Obama administration’s frequent flouting of congressional authority, House Republicans last year began casting about for a way to fight back.

Jo-Marie St. Martin, counsel to Speaker John A. Boehner and a ferocious defender of the rights of the House, …

Government

“I” is for Intercontinental

A new Gallup survey shows just one in three Americans approve President Obama’s handling of Iran. Why? Because the more people learn about the …

Middle East

After more than 37 years in the military, the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army is retiring. Thank you, Gen. Ray Odierno for your service to our nation.

Vet honored by France for WWII heroism | Springfield, OH News

Ninety-one-year-old Clarence R. Devore Jr. of Springfield has joined the ranks of WWII heroes like Dwight D. Eisenhower and Douglas MacArthur in …

France

Ohio’s Edison sculpture set to occupy Statuary Hall

WASHINGTON — Former Ohio Gov. William Allen is on his way out the door of the U.S. Capitol. And Thomas Edison is on his way in.The switch is part of …

Civil War

A local push, in a sister’s name, for new cures

Sherry Holcomb of Terrace Park went to Washington to speak as an advocate for her sister and others who have died of pancreatic cancer. She came away …

FDA

A Message for Hillary Clinton

Speaker.gov | Five Photos from Speaker Boehner’s Golf Channel Interview

Last week, Speaker Boehner appeared on the Golf Channel for an interview with David Feherty on his show, Feherty. The Speaker sat down with Feherty in …

John Boehner

A Bill on Capitol Hill

Remember how the song goes?

I’m just a bill. Yes, I’m only a bill.

And if they vote for me on Capitol Hill,

Well then I’m off to the White House, where

Personalized News

Veterans Deserve This

Yesterday, in his office in the U.S. Capitol, Speaker Boehner signed a bill that will make it easier than ever for our nation’s veterans to start and …

Veterans

Another Day. Another Common-Sense Law.

Another common sense bill is headed to the Oval Office. And much like the 114th Congress itself, this particular bill focuses on efficiency in …

Common Sense

Boehner Statement on Secretary Clinton’s Emails Including Classified Information

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) issued the following statement on reports that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails …

John Boehner

The Memorial Door

Shots fired at the Document Door. This was some 50 feet from where I was sitting. Two U.S. Capitol Police officers were down.

Their names were Jacob J.

Chestnut

House of Representatives to Honor Five Service Members Killed in Chattanooga, Flags Fly at Half-Staff

The flags @USCapitol stand at half-staff today in honor of the brave service members we lost in #Chattanooga. pic.twitter.com/N24p7aCIrc

— Speaker …

U.S. House of Representatives

Not Pictured: The Ice-Bucket Challenge

Remember the Ice-Bucket Challenge? More importantly, do you remember what it was for? In short, it was designed to raise awareness for ALS, a …

John Boehner

Boehner Statement on U.N. Security Council Vote

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) released the following statement after the Obama administration allowed – and joined – the United …

Security

For G.O.P., Pope Francis’s Visit to Congress Comes With Tensions

WASHINGTON — In the Reading, Ohio, neighborhood where Speaker John A. Boehner grew up, nearly every house had two things on the wall: a crucifix and a photo of the pope. “You never ever expected to meet the pope,” said Jerry Vanden Eynden, a lifelong friend of Mr. Boehner’s. “In all of our minds, …

Government

Showing Up Is 90% of Life

Tune into Face The Nation on CBS tomorrow for more on the Pope's upcoming visit to Congress.

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