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Top Republican Lawmaker Buys TV Ads To Ward Off Challengers

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U.S. House of Representatives speaker John Boehner faces GOP challenges in May 6th primary
April 4, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner is spending $125,000 on television ads in his Ohio district to fend off three fellow Republicans in the primary. Boehner, the top Republican in the House, hasn’t run ads since his 2010 re-election.

Boehner: U.S. Should Help Iraq In Anti-Terror Fight

John Boehner
January 9, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner said the United States should provide aid to the Iraqi government in the battle against militants.

Immigration Reformers Rally At Boehner’s Springfield, Ohio Office

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Speaker of the House John Boehner, (R) Ohio
July 27, 2013

Hundreds of activists for immigration reform that includes a path to U.S. citizenship rallied at an Ohio office of the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Disgraced Lawmaker Bashes Boehner In New Book

Speaking on All Sides this morning, Ney admitted to taking illegal gifts, including a golf trip to Scotland, from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
1, 2013

Republican former Congressman Bob Ney admits to taking illegal gifts, including a golf trip to Scotland, from disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff, but he says John Boener and other House Republicans went back on several promises.

Boehner: GOP Will Pass ‘Responsible’ Debt Bill

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Southwest Ohio Republican John Boehner says the house will raise the debt cap but insist Democrats accept spending controls.
14, 2013

Speaker John Boehner says the GOP-controlled House will “do its job” and pass legislation to lift the nation’s borrowing cap and keep the government running, but will insist that Democrats accept new spending controls.

House Re-Elects Ohio Republican John Boehner Speaker

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Southwest Ohio Republican John Boehner has been re-elected Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.
3, 2013

The House has re-elected embattled Ohio Republican John Boehner speaker.

Boehner: Obama “Fiscal Cliff” Offer Bad For Economy

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House Speaker John Boehner
30, 2012

House Speaker John Boehner says President Barack Obama’s proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff by boosting revenue by $1.6 trillion over the next decade would be a “crippling blow” to the economy and leave the nation’s debt problems unresolved.

Should Religious Groups Be Forced To Provide Free Birth Control?

Posted: February 9, 2012

Should the government force religious based employers provide free birth control for their workers?

Boehner Backs Bill To Keep Alive Ohio Uranium Plant

Speaker of the House, John Boehner
18, 2011

House Speaker John Boehner said he would support legislation to allow the Obama administration to spend an estimated $150 million to help a uranium enrichment project in southern Ohio move forward. The Columbus Dispatch reports that a bill is expected to be introduced by members of the Ohio congressional delegation and could reach the House [...]

Cincinnati Financier Carl Lindner Jr. Dies

Carl Lindner
October 18, 2011

Cincinnati financier Carl Lindner Jr., whose business empire included baseball, banks and bananas, has died. He was 92.