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Israeli Leader’s Scheduled Speech Splits Ohio Congress Delegation

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said during a Monday appearance in Columbus that he'll attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress
2, 2015

Some democrats, including at least two Ohio members of Congress, plan to boycott Tuesday’s scheduled speech to a joint session of Congress by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

Prosecutors: Former Country Club Worker Threatened To Kill Boehner

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A spokesman for Boehner, Michael Steel, says the speaker is aware of the situation and sincerely thanks the FBI, the Capitol Police and the local authorities in Ohio for their efforts.
January 14, 2015

A Cincinnati man fired from a country club where he had served drinks to House Speaker John Boehner has been charged with threatening to murder the Ohio congressman.

House Re-Elects Boehner As Speaker Over Tea Party Opposition

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Ohio Republican John Boehner Tuesday was elected to a third term as Speaker of the House.
January 6, 2015

The House has re-elected John Boehner to be speaker in the new Republican-led Congress, despite opposition by tea party lawmakers that underscored party divisions.

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

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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.