Rep. John Boehner

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What About the Country, Mr. President?

I recently released a new web video challenging President Obama to focus on the American people’s priorities after the release of yet another disappointing jobs report. Last Friday we learned that our economy lost 125,000 jobs in the month of

Madame Speaker, Let Every Member Stand and Be Counted

We were elected to make tough choices, not run from them. On Thursday, House Democrats sparked widespread outrage by voting to authorize the use of the controversial “Slaughter Solution” to force amassive government takeover of health care through the House

ObamaCare and the 'Buzzsaw' of Opposition

Today, Sen. Mitch McConnell and I make our case against ObamaCare in the Wall Street Journal: A little over a year ago, when President Obama first took up health-care reform, Republicans reached out to him in the hopes of working

Make the Final Health Care Talks Public

Republicans are continuing to insist on behalf of the American people that any legislative negotiations pertaining to health care reform be made public. Today, Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) is filing a discharge petition which, if signed by 218 Representatives, would

Dems Vote to Allow Federal Funding for Corrupt ACORN

Last night, defying the will of a bipartisan majority of the House and Senate, Democrats voted to allow the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) to receive federal taxpayer dollars. In September, large Congressional majorities in both houses

America Needs More Jobs, Not More Debt

Last week, as the national debt topped $12 trillion for the first time in U.S. history, one influential policymaker said, “I think it is important, though, to recognize if we keep on adding to the debt … that at some

Five Common-Sense Steps to Change a Broken Congress

The American people have had it with “business as usual” in Congress. They are fed up with practices such as tucking special-interest provisions into bills behind closed doors, secretly changing bills without a vote, and passing bills no one has