John A. Boehner (b. Nov. 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. [ Wikipedia → ]
- Thursday, April 28, 2016"I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life."
- Friday, September 25, 2015Perhaps even more shockingly, he broke into a brief verse of "Zippity Doo Dah" to demonstrate that he was a human being who was feeling good.
- Friday, February 6, 2015U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday he doesn’t expect House Republicans will weigh in on same-sex marriage when the U.S. Supreme Court considers the issue this Spring.
- Friday, November 15, 2013WASHINGTON – U.S. House Speaker, Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Friday secured meeting space for the top American supporters of Russia’s anti-LGBT laws, according to a report by BuzzFeed.
- Thursday, November 14, 2013WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), on Thursday reiterated his opposition to federal legislation to prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
- Tuesday, November 5, 2013NEW YORK -- In Maine, a congressman running for governor came out as gay. In Hawaii, lawmakers prepared for a vote to legalize same-sex marriage. And in the U.S. Senate, seven Republicans joined the Democrats in…
- Thursday, July 18, 2013WASHINGTON -- After spending more than $3 million defending the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), Republican leadership in the U.S. House said Thursday they are withdrawing their legal defense of the law that prohibited federal recognition…
- Thursday, March 28, 2013WASHINGTON -- The cost to taxpayers for a House Republican decision to fund the legal team supporting the Defense of Marriage Act has climbed from $500,000 to as much as $3 million, Democrats say in questioning…
- Saturday, March 16, 2013U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says he cannot imagine a situation where his opposition to same-sex marriage would change, not even if a child of his or another loved one came out as gay.
- Thursday, February 14, 2013WASHINGTON -- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that the GOP's House leadership is considering a plan for moving forward with the Violence Against Women Act legislation.