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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) …


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“Every Life Matters”: Speaker Boehner Signs Human Trafficking Bill

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. …


Further Proof Hillary Clinton Must Turn Over Her Private Server

.@HillaryClinton Prove you want your emails out. Turn over your private server to an independent, third party. pic.twitter.com/vokiG1sNPc— Speaker …

Hillary Clinton

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 …


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 …


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 …


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

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, …



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 …


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 …


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 …


My Visit to Ground Zero

Last Sunday, I visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum at Ground Zero.

The museum is the keeper of one of three Congressional Gold Medals …

Ground Zero

After Bergdahl, Republicans Impose Greater Restrictions on Releasing Terrorists from Gitmo

Nearly a year ago, President Obama announced he had negotiated with terrorists and released five top Taliban leaders from the prison at Guantanamo …

U.S. Congress

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The Tree of Anne Frank

On this day in 1942, Anne Frank received as a birthday gift the diary in which she described the chestnut tree that stood outside the Amsterdam annex …

Anne Frank