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Boehner Column: Washington’s Taxing & Spending is Making it Harder for Americans to Find Work

  • April 11, 2013
  • News

KEY QUOTE: "With millions of American families struggling in this weak economy, I had hoped that President Obama would use this opportunity -- like President Clinton did -- to work across the aisle and balance the budget.  Sadly, media reports indicate the president’s budget will not balance.  Ever." 

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Boehner Column: Smarter Cuts, Not Tax Hikes

  • March 10, 2013
  • News

KEY QUOTE: "The White House may not want to admit it, but the American people know that government has a serious spending problem. They also know that if the president gets more tax hikes – he already got tax hikes through ObamaCare and the fiscal cliff – he will just spend it."

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Boehner: $16 Trillion Debt is “Yet Another Indication That the President's Policies Have Made Things Worse"

  • September 4, 2012
  • Blog

The U.S. national debt is now officially more than $16 trillion, which equates to more than $50,000 for every man, woman and child in America, NPR reports.  In a statement, Congressman Boehner called the debt, which has increased more under President Obama than any other President, a “sad reminder of President Obama’s promise to cut the deficit in half.”

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Study: President Obama’s Tax Plan Threatens 700,000 Jobs

  • July 18, 2012
  • Blog

President Obama’s tax plan could destroy 700,000 jobs and lead to lower wages, according to a new study by respected accounting firm Ernst & Young.  Congressman Boehner quickly seized on the report – which directly contradicts President Obama’s claims that his plan would do little harm to small business – to reinforce that massive tax hikes are “one of the worst possible ideas at one of the worst possible times.”

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Bipartisan Push to Stop Tax Hikes on Families and Small Businesses Gains Momentum

Congressman Boehner is among a growing number of Republicans and Democrats who want to act to stop looming tax hikes on families and job creators. 

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Boehner, GOP, Call for Quick Action to Avoid Massive Tax Hikes on Small Businesses

The Hamilton Journal-News reports that Congressman Boehner is among a number of Republicans calling for “quick congressional action on heading off automatic tax increases and revamping the federal tax code” before January 1. 

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Tax Rates & Job Growth: A Tale of Two Number Ones

  • April 2, 2012
  • Blog

Two stories from this past weekend provide a good look at the very different paths Washington and Ohio have charted on jobs and economic growth:

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Dispatch: Obama Budget Offers “More Spending, More Debt, More Dodging”

  • February 16, 2012
  • Blog

The Columbus Dispatch today adds its voice to the growing chorus lamenting President Obama’s latest budget that breaks his promise to “cut the deficit in half,” endangers seniors and doubles down on economic policies that are making the economy worse. 

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Ohio Republican Party Backs Boehner for Re-Election

  • February 15, 2012
  • Blog

Citing his “conservative convictions” and “vision” of a smaller, less costly government, the Ohio Republican Party has endorsed John Boehner for re-election in March 6th primary for Ohio’s Eighth Congressional District.

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Newsmax Profiles Boehner: “A Grateful Warrior Defends American Values”

  • January 9, 2012
  • Blog

Newsmax Magazine recently sat down with Congressman Boehner to talk about jobs, the economy, and Boehner's outlook on the state of the nation after serving one year as speaker.  Below are several excerpts from Newsmax’s January 2012 cover story “Speaker for the People: John Boehner’s Struggle for America’s Future”:

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