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Speaker Boehner to attend Cramer fundraiser

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer says House Speaker John Boehner will attend a fundraiser for Cramer’s campaign Friday in Lincoln, just southeast of Bismarck.

Cramer, R-N.D., said the event will be Friday evening at the South 40, a barn-turn…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Senate shortens transport extension, sets up clash with House

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday approved an $8.1 billion extension of federal funding for transportation projects through the end of 2014, setting up a clash with the House of Representatives just days ahead of cutbacks in money for road, b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

With US government reopened, conservative groups dig in

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON The conservative wing of the Republican Party spent no time licking its wounds after failing to roll back Obamacare as part of the last-minute fiscal deal, and pledged on Thursday to redouble its fight. Continue Reading

Boehner: House will go ahead with contempt vote

June 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Speaker John Boehner says the House will move forward with a contempt of Congress vote against Attorney General Eric Holder over the botched gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious.
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Boehner says Congress will overturn birth control policy if Obama doesn’t

February 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

House Speaker John Boehner says if President Barack Obama doesn’t reverse a new policy requiring religious schools and hospitals to provide employees with access to free birth control, the Congress will.
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Boehner says Congress will overturn birth control policy if Obama doesn’t

February 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

House Speaker John Boehner says if President Barack Obama doesn’t reverse a new policy requiring religious schools and hospitals to provide employees with access to free birth control, the Congress will.
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GOP says payroll tax relief must be covered by savings from elsewhere in budget

November 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

y extension of this year’s payroll tax cut must be paid for with savings from elsewhere in the budget, House Speaker John Boehner said today. Boehner’s comment meant that House and Senate Republicans are united in demanding that any eventual measure, which could cost over $100 billion, not add to the federal deficit. It also suggested that President Barack Obama and Congress would have to find mutually acceptable savings before any extension could become law. Continue Reading

House Speaker Boehner gets Ohio primary challenger

September 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A tea party activist is challenging U.S. House Speaker John Boehner in the 2012 Republican primary. Continue Reading

Boehner: Debt panel can start on major tax changes

September 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

House Speaker John Boehner urged Congress’ deficit “supercommittee” to lay the groundwork for a broad overhaul of the U.S. tax code, rejecting Democrats’ talk of tax increases but leaving open the possibility the government’s take could rise as a result. Continue Reading

Obama to promote jobs plan in Ohio, Boehner’s home state

September 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama is visiting a school undergoing a multimillion-dollar renovation to sell his proposal for creating more jobs. And it’s no coincidence that the school is in Ohio, the home state of House Speaker John Boehner, a critic of the president’s proposal to tax the rich to pay for his plan. Continue Reading