John Boehner
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"John Andrew Boehner" is the List of Speakers of the United States House of Representatives#List of Speakers/61st and current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party, he is the United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative from , serving since 1991. The district includes several rural and suburban areas near Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio/Dayton.

Boehner previously served as the Minority leader of the United States House of Representatives/House Minority Leader from 2007 until 2011, and Majority leader of the United States House of Representatives/House Majority Leader from 2006 until 2007.

As Speaker of the House, Boehner is second in United States presidential line of succession/line to the presidency of the United States following the Vice President in accordance with the Presidential Succession Act.

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When there's no agenda and no real message what happens is you can't really have a message. You can put lipstick on a pig all you day long but it's still a pig, ... This Week.

Continue to remain hopeful that before the day is over we will be able to announce a plan that will balance the federal budget, provide tax relief to the American people, and strengthen and preserve Medicare.

Aren't forced to choose between relinquishing their identities or being shut out of the program altogether.

These comments by Democrats today are again part of their concerted effort to demonize Newt Gingrich, trying to do through the ethics process what they couldn't do at the ballot box. We won the election. They ought to just get on with it and grow up.

When we get to the conference with the Senate, we'll consider it, but the Senate language, I think, is irresponsible.

Faith-based organizations are forced to relinquish their protected rights to hire individuals who share their beliefs.

Will empower consumers, not empower lawyers.

Our nation's Head Start students deserve to be served by the very best organizations willing to lend a helping hand, and if those organizations are not faith-based, so be it. But if they are, the faith and values that motivate them to serve their neighbors should not be held against them.

[But he said there was little political appetite now for changing Social Security, a top priority of the Bush administration.] It's like asking Congress to eat a bowl of cold green peas, ... They don't want to do it.