House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio.
February 23, 2011 The House GOP's two-week offer counters Majority Leader Harry Reid's proposal for a four-week bill. Congressional Republicans are readying a two-week spending bill with $4 billion in cuts from current spending levels. Reid has said he's willing to discuss a four-week bill with no cuts.
February 18, 2011 Speaker John Boehner accused the president and the grassroots political organization that grew out of Obama's 2008 campaign, Organizing For America, of inciting protests. Boehner said the goal was to stop Republican governors from making needed reforms to cur their budget deficits.
February 17, 2011 A House Democrat, Rep. George Miller of California who is also a long-time ally of Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, praised Boehner for letting lawmakers to offer amendments on a spending bill.
February 17, 2011 Christie accused Washington politicians of lacking courage to tell hard truths, ignoring that some indeed have. One example he used, raising the Social Security retirement age, was actually recommended by no less than Speaker John Boehner last June when he was still minority leader.
February 16, 2011 The vote to kill a fighter jet engine was further proof of freshmen Republicans' resolve.
February 16, 2011 Even deficit hawks are finding it hard to cut spending and jobs in their own districts. An example getting a lot of notice this week is Speaker John Boehner's support for a fighter jet engine the Pentagon doesn't want. Making the engine provides thousand of jobs near his district.
February 15, 2011 House Republicans continued criticizing Obama's budget, accusing him of failing to lead on getting the nation's fiscal house in order.
February 10, 2011 House leaders have hit severe turbulence as some of their fellow Republicans refuse to go along with legislative initiatives being pushed by Speaker Boehner and his leadership team. Meanwhile, Democrats have little to no incentive to help the GOP leaders.
February 9, 2011 Boehner was philosophical about losing the vote to extend several Patriot Act provisions. And he blamed Democrats, many of whom voted for the extension last year when the House was led by Democrats. This time they refused to give Boehner the victory.
February 8, 2011 Obama continues his very public efforts to show his outreach to Republicans with Wednesday's lunch. Gibbs said the president and lawmakers will discuss both domestic and foreign issues but that the president won't share budget details.
January 11, 2011 Obama's speech will be his first to a joint session of Congress since the GOP's House takeover. It will make for a new sight, Speaker John Boehner sitting behind the president as he delivers his speech.
January 9, 2011 Giffords remained in critical condition the morning after she was shot at a district event. Meanwhile, Speaker Boehner said the violence wouldn't deter lawmakers from doing their duties to represent their constituents.
January 6, 2011 Boehner said the non-partisan CBO was wrong in to say health-law repeal would boost deficits due to the agency's faulty assumptions. For instance, he said the CBO didn't include the cost of fixing pay to doctors who take Medicare patients.
January 6, 2011 Speaker John Boehner, R-OH, says this is the first time the Constitution will have been read on the floor of the House. He's going to be webcasting the proceedings.
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January 5, 2011 Visiting DC, Boehner's Ohio friends waited for his tears and explained how he'd handle the Tea Party. They expected he will skillfully smooth over differences with Tea Party law makers who they hoped would drop campaigning for governing.
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