There's been a ruling, over the last four or five months, that prohibits the ability of our intelligence services and our counterintelligence people from listening in to two terrorists in other parts of the world where the communication could come through the United StatesJudge limits warrantless eavesdropping Aug 03, 2007
Securing our borders and reinforcing our Border Patrol agents is critical to reforming our immigration systemHouse passes Homeland Security bill Jun 16, 2007
This will be a long campaign, leading up to a secret ballot electionBlunt says he has votes to succeed DeLay Jan 15, 2006
Without fundamental reform, more companies will default on their worker pension plans, increasing the likelihood of a multibillion-dollar taxpayer bailout, and more companies will stop providing defined-benefit pension plans to their workers altogetherCongress looks into looming pension crisis Jun 07, 2005
Where topics are taught that may generate controversy (such as biological evolution), the curriculum should help students to understand the full range of scientific views that existCommentary: Recent research suggests ... May 30, 2002
John Andrew Boehner ( /ˈbeɪnər/ bay-nər; born November 17, 1949) is the 61st and current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party, he is the U.S. Representative from Ohio's 8th congressional district, serving since 1991. The district includes several rural and suburban areas near Cincinnati and Dayton, and a small portion of Dayton itself.
Boehner previously served as the House Minority Leader from 2007 until 2011, and House Majority Leader from 2006 until 2007. As Speaker of the House, Boehner is second in line to the presidency of the United States following the Vice President in accordance with the Presidential Succession Act.
Boehner was born in Reading, Ohio, the son of Mary Anne (née Hall) and Earl Henry Boehner, the second of twelve children in a family of German and Irish descent. He grew up in modest circumstances, having shared one bathroom with his eleven siblings in a two-bedroom house in Cincinnati. His parents slept on a pull-out couch. He started working at his family's bar at age 8, a business founded by their grandfather Andy Boehner in 1938. He has lived in Southwest Ohio his entire life. All but two of his siblings still live within a few miles of each other; two are unemployed and most of the others have blue-collar jobs.