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  • Rosa L. Parks Statue Dedicated at U.S. Capitol
    Feb 27, 2013 - House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Congressional leaders today dedicated a statue of civil rights icon Rosa L. Parks at a ceremony in National Statuary Hall. This is the first statue of an African-American woman to be placed in the U.S. Capitol. Following are Boehner’s remarks at today’s unveilin... More
  • Speaker Boehner: “It’s Real Simple: No Budget, No Pay”
    Jan 23, 2013 - Delivering remarks on the House floor today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) urged support for the No Budget, No Pay Act (H.R. 325) that will force Senate Democrats to finally pass a budget, which they have refused to do in almost four years. In his remarks, Speaker Boehner reiterated that the No ... More
  • Speaker Boehner Remarks at 2013 Inaugural Luncheon
    Jan 21, 2013 - At the Inaugural Luncheon this afternoon, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) presented President Obama and Vice President Biden with flags that flew over the U.S. Capitol during today’s ceremony. Following are Boehner’s remarks, as prepared for delivery: “Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Old Hall... More
  • FULL TEXT: Speaker Boehner Addresses the Opening Session of the 113th Congress
    Jan 3, 2013 - Following is the full text of House Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) address to the opening session of the 113th Congress, as prepared for delivery: “Leader Pelosi, members of the House and Senate, dear family and friends, fellow countrymen: “We meet again at democracy’s great port of call. Every two y... More
  • Congressman Boehner Thanks Departing Ohio Representatives for Their Service to the State
    Dec 13, 2012 - This week, Congressman John Boehner (OH-08) thanked five departing members of the Ohio Congressional delegation for their service to the nation and the state in remarks on the House floor. Congressman Steve Austria (OH-07), Congressman Dennis Kucinich (OH-10), Congressman Steve LaTourette (OH-14), C... More
  • Speaker Boehner: Where Are the President’s Spending Cuts?
    Dec 11, 2012 - In a speech on the House floor today, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) called on the White House to stop slow-walking a solution to the fiscal cliff and put forth a balanced plan with serious spending cuts that can pass both houses of Congress. Following are Speaker Boehner’s remarks: “Mr. Speaker,... More
  • FULL TEXT: Congressman Boehner Calls for Bipartisan Action to Avert the Fiscal Cliff
    Nov 7, 2012 - Following is the full text, as prepared for delivery, of Congressman John Boehner’s (R-West Chester) statement on efforts to avert the fiscal cliff and the need for both parties to find common ground and take steps together to help our economy grow and create jobs, which is critical to solving our d... More
  • Speaker Boehner Addresses 9/11 Congressional Remembrance Ceremony
    Sep 11, 2012 - Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester), congressional leaders, and the Capitol Hill community took part in a Congressional Remembrance Ceremony this morning to mark the eleventh observance of September 11, 2001. Congressman Boehner delivered the following remarks, as prepared for delivery: “Today... More
  • Congressman Boehner Urges Full Repeal of ObamaCare to Protect Jobs
    Jul 11, 2012 - Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today urged his colleagues to heed the will of the American people and vote to fully repeal the president’s health care law, which is driving up costs and making it harder for small businesses to hire new workers. Following are Congressman Boehner’s floor re... More
  • Congressman Boehner Calls for Passage of Fast & Furious Contempt Resolution
    Jun 28, 2012 - During a speech on the House floor today, Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) called on the House to support a resolution holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for his refusal to turn over subpoenaed documents related to the Fast & Furious operation: “It’s important for ... More
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