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#1. These days, the House Republicans actually give John Boehner a harder time than they give me. Which means orange really is the new black. - Author: Barack Obama
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#2. My dad and my uncles owned a bar outside of Cincinnati. I worked there growing up, mopping floors, waiting tables. - Author: John Boehner
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#3. The American people probably aren't going to fall in love with Mitt Romney. - Author: John Boehner
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#4. Mitt Romney comes from a family of builders. - Author: John Boehner
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#5. Working Americans who believe in our country and who believe in our Constitution are saying, 'Enough is enough!' - Author: John Boehner
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#6. Each and every day, Israel's very existence is at stake. - Author: John Boehner
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#7. The American people have issues. They've got concerns. We need solutions, solutions to the issues that the American people care about that are built on our principles. - Author: John Boehner
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#8. I didn't need to be speaker because I needed a fancy title or a big office. I wanted to be speaker so I could lead an effort to deal with the serious issues that are facing our country. - Author: John Boehner
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#9. While 45 of the 50 States have either a State constitutional amendment or a statute that preserves the current definition of marriage, left-wing activist judges and officials at the local levels have struck down State laws protecting marriage. - Author: John Boehner
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#10. House Republicans want to pass a strong border security, illegal immigration bill. We want a bill. There is no ifs, ands or buts about it. - Author: John Boehner
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#11. We have no stronger ally anywhere in the world than Israel. - Author: John Boehner
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#12. Why don't we stop the stimulus spending? There's still about $400 billion or $500 billion of the stimulus plan that has not been spent. Why don't we stop it? It's not working. - Author: John Boehner
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#13. We believe the super stock option will become a reality before the end of 2000, ... It's a good idea whose time has come. - Author: John Boehner
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#14. Listen, you only tease the ones you love. - Author: John Boehner
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#15. In this time of challenge, I am asking the prime minister to address Congress on the grave threats radical Islam and Iran pose to our security and way of life. - Author: John Boehner
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#16. You can't be somebody that you're not, because all of you shows up. - Author: John Boehner
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#17. Mr. President, the buzz saw that your healthcare bill ran into wasn't lobbyists and special interests it was tens of millions of American's who were saying, 'Stop!' - Author: John Boehner
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#18. The United States did not choose to fight Islamic extremists. These terrorists chose to fight our way of life. They chose to challenge our existence. - Author: John Boehner
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#19. I am not for raising taxes on the American people in a soft economy. - Author: John Boehner
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#20. John Boehner - doesn't he look like every guy you've ever seen at a hotel bar? He looks like the kind of guy who licks his thumb when he counts his money. - Author: David Letterman
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#21. The president has outlined a new strategy for success in Iraq, but in order for this effort to be successful the Iraqi government must be held accountable ... If we fail in Iraq, or withdraw our troops prematurely, the terrorists will follow us home. Success is our only option. - Author: John Boehner
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#22. They have called Operation Iraqi Freedom a war of choice that isn't part of the real war on terror. Someone should tell that to al Qaeda. - Author: John Boehner
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#23. The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things. - Author: John Boehner
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#24. I think that the Detroit auto industry is important to the United States. It's important for hundreds of thousands of Americans who have their jobs as a result. - Author: John Boehner
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#25. I'll commit suicide before I vote on a clean minimum-wage bill, - Author: John Boehner
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#26. This resolution simply says Israel has the right to defend itself. This includes conducting operations both inside its borders and in the territory of nations that threaten it, which is in accordance with international law. - Author: John Boehner
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#27. We spend more money on antacids than we do on politics. - Author: John Boehner
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#28. Our freedoms were born in the ideals of the Enlightenment and the musket fires of an historic revolution. - Author: John Boehner
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#29. They pushed us into the fight to defund Obamacare and shut down the government. And the day before the government reopened, one of these groups said, 'Well, we never thought it would work.' Are you kidding me?! - Author: John Boehner
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#30. John Boehner is the ultimate Beltway hack, a man whose unmatched and self-serving skill at political survival has made him, after two decades in Washington, the hairy blue mold on the American congressional sandwich. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#31. I always believe when your political opponents are committing suicide, there's no reason to murder them. - Author: John Boehner
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#32. Just because you have a right to do something in America does not mean it is the right thing to do. - Author: John Boehner
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#33. The American people are screaming at the top of their lungs to Washington, 'Stop! Stop the spending, stop the job-killing policies.' And yet, Democrats in Washington refuse to listen to the American people. - Author: John Boehner
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#34. But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government. - Author: John Boehner
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#35. Our manifesto, whatever it will be called, will come from the people who are really in charge of this country, and that's the American people. - Author: John Boehner
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#36. Our economy continues to struggle with slow economic growth, high unemployment and stagnant wages. "Obama care's" raising costs. That's making it harder for small businesses to hire. In short, it's a train wreck. - Author: John Boehner
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#37. Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us. Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often refer to Iraq as a distraction. - Author: John Boehner
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#38. When you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it. Why do we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people? - Author: John Boehner
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#39. It is cold down in Washington, D.C. They had to use an ice scraper on John Boehner's face to get the tears off, it was so cold. - Author: David Letterman
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#40. It's hard running for office when people can't say your name. - Author: John Boehner
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#41. The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult. - Author: John Boehner
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#42. John Boehner was and is an unprincipled ward-heeler who simply couldn't weather the transition of the Republican Party from a corporatist party with a sizable conservative base to a purely conservative party. - Author: Alex Pareene
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#43. Make no mistake, a 'yes' vote on the Democrats' health care bill is a vote for taxpayer-funded abortions. - Author: John Boehner
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#44. To be honest, I haven't seen much serious budget planning since the Republicans took control of the House after the 2010 elections and grabbed onto the Senate filibuster. It's not the White House's fault that John Boehner couldn't deliver on a bigger deal. - Author: Gail Collins
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#45. My Worst Political Move of the 2015 Year. John Boehner inviting Benjamin Netanyahu to address the joint session of Congress. - Author: Lawrence O'Donnell
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#46. Since its first day as a nation, Israel has lived under a cloud of aggression from militant extremists and hostile neighboring governments. - Author: John Boehner
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#47. The world is starving for American leadership. But America has an anti-war president, - Author: John Boehner
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#48. I like to play golf. I like to cut my own grass. - Author: John Boehner
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#49. House Speaker John Boehner said the Republican Party will no longer stand in the way of gay marriage. Then Boehner said, 'Now can I go to Elton John's Oscar party?' - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#50. Most recently, terrorist forces have captured Israeli soldiers and fired rockets into Israeli cities - both unprovoked. These acts of aggression deserve the rapid and decisive response they received. - Author: John Boehner
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#51. The American people will not tolerate a clean increase in the debt limit. - Author: John Boehner
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#52. Jeb Bush is my friend. I think he'd make a great president. I've nudged him for some time. - Author: John Boehner
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#53. In his first speech as Speaker, Boehner thanked his loved ones - tobacco lobbyists, the oil companies, the CEOs. - Author: Jay Leno
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#54. Every family in America knows they have to do a budget. Every small business in America knows they have to do a budget. Every local government, every state, knows they have to do a budget. - Author: John Boehner
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#55. Remember when Ronald Reagan was president? We had Bob Hope. We had Johnny Cash. Think about where we are today. We have got President Obama. But we have no hope and we have no cash. - Author: John Boehner
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#56. I would say to the president: This is not about me. This is not about Republicans here in Congress. It's about fairness for the America people. - Author: John Boehner
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#57. Once you're done being president, you tend to want to defend your record more than plumb your inner feelings. I find it hard to imagine Obama going home at night and writing sensitive, introspective journal entries about his meeting with John Boehner. - Author: Gail Collins
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#58. And that is why marriage and family law has emphasized the importance of marriage as the foundation of family, addressing the needs of children in the most positive way. - Author: John Boehner
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#59. Studies show that children best flourish when one mom and one dad are there to raise them. - Author: John Boehner
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#60. During the 1990s, world leaders looked at the mounting threat of terrorism, looked up, looked away, and hoped the problem would go away. - Author: John Boehner
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#61. I'm what you'd call a regular guy with a big job. - Author: John Boehner
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#62. Netanyahu is partnering up with Boehner to kick Obama in the teeth and sabotage one of the president's top diplomatic priorities. He is essentially telling American Jews to get lost: 'I have no regard for the president you support and no regard for your own political needs and desires.' - Author: David Corn
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#63. They know the importance of their mission and of America's commitment to combating and defeating terrorism abroad, and they know that they are making a real difference in bringing freedom to a part of the world that has known only tyranny. - Author: John Boehner
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#64. The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing. It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek the ultimate destruction of Israel. - Author: John Boehner
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#65. John Boehner is a member of a country club in Ohio. It turns out that the bartender was plotting to poison Boehner. Now wait a minute. Isn't that the movie with Seth Rogen and James Franco? - Author: David Letterman
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#66. I think the government should do everything they possibly can to, to bring this crisis to an end; and that means going after BP, enforcing the laws that are on the books, and restoring the gulf to its original condition. - Author: John Boehner
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#67. The bill that was about jobs, jobs, jobs has turned into a bill that's about spending, spending, spending. - Author: John Boehner
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#68. We ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal. - Author: John Boehner
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#69. No, let's make sure that people understand that this is a very important war that is helping to protect us here at home. And that we have no choice but to win it. As difficult as it is. - Author: John Boehner
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#70. Every cow in the world, you know, when they do what they do, you've got more carbon dioxide. - Author: John Boehner
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#71. I grew up in a big family. You have to learn to get along with each other ... get things done as a family. - Author: John Boehner
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#72. Of course same sex marriage is constitutional! The right to be yourself, to pursue life, liberty, and property, is protected several ways over several amendments. John Boehner should know this. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#73. How can we tax people for not buying a product from a website that doesn't work? - Author: John Boehner
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#74. The American people think the government in Washington is too big. That it spends too much. And - and that it's totally out of control. They want something done about it. - Author: John Boehner
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#75. Our challenge, our opportunity is to pass common-sense solutions ... that repeal ObamaCare and replace it with patient-centered reforms that will help our constituents have better access to high-quality health care in America. - Author: John Boehner
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#76. Speaker John Boehner complained that Barack Obama ordered the U.S. military into combat in Libya without clearly defining the mission to the American people and Congress. See, apparently, you're only allowed to do that when invading Iraq. - Author: Jay Leno
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#77. House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust. - Author: John Boehner
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#78. And the fact is - is if you lower - if you lower taxes, you don't have to wait for the money to get to the states, the money to get out in contracts. You send a signal immediately, and so businesses start making decisions. - Author: John Boehner
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#79. John Boehner is a friend. - Author: Dan Webster
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#80. But, you know, I'm presiding over an institution that was designed not to work. - Author: John Boehner
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#81. Speaker Boehner needs to understand the urgency for reform. Until the House passes a bill that includes a pathway to citizenship, we will continue to be in the streets, at town hall meetings and on the phones, demanding justice for the 11 million aspiring Americans in our country. - Author: Eliseo Medina
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#82. Gingrich was a far more volatile and aggressive individual than Boehner, but the institutional norms of self-restraint, and perhaps even self-interest, have broken down under the pressure of an increasingly abnormal Republican Party. - Author: George Packer
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#83. An Affront to the Rule of Law and to the Constitution Itself - Author: John Boehner
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#84. I look forward to standing shoulder to shoulder with Speaker Boehner, Leader Cantor, Whip McCarthy and the entire republican conference as we repeal Obamacare, fight rampant job killing regulations, cut spending and help put folks back to work. - Author: Fred Upton
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#85. When you see John Boehner crying, believe you me, it's because he cannot control, uh, that wild contingency called the Tea Party. - Author: Gwen Moore
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#86. I still believe the momentum is there to accomplish comprehensive immigration reform, and I think there is a bipartisan coalition that would pass right now, a pathway to citizenship if Speaker Boehner lets it come to the floor. - Author: Joaquin Castro
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#87. We have to deal with two issues. Spending and taxes. - Author: John Boehner
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#88. Listen, I think what's best for the economy and to create jobs is to extend all of the current tax rates - for all Americans. It - it begins to reduce the uncertainty. And for small businesspeople, they can look up and begin to plan. - Author: John Boehner
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#89. House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama should have clearly outlined his exact plans before bombing Libya. Apparently it's only Iraq where you don't have to do that. - Author: Jay Leno
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#90. Spending time with America's soldiers is always inspiring. - Author: John Boehner
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#91. Stem cell research must be carried out in an ethical manner in a way that respects the sanctity of human life. - Author: John Boehner
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#92. The United States and Israel have a unique relationship based on our mutual commitment to democracy, freedom, and peace. Therefore, just as our commitment to these principles must be steadfast, so must our support for Israel. - Author: John Boehner
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#93. We can continue to make significant strides in the scientific community by exploring new stem cell research methods that do not include destroying human embryos. - Author: John Boehner
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#94. There is only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims: the House majority and their Speaker, John Boehner. - Author: Chris Christie
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#95. I've got 11 brothers and sisters. - Author: John Boehner
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#96. When I met Paul Ryan 22 years ago, he was a student at Miami of Ohio volunteering on my campaign. - Author: John Boehner
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#97. Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government. - Author: John Boehner
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#98. It's easy to kick somebody when they're down. George W. Bush has dealt with more difficult issues than any president since Franklin Roosevelt. And I've told my colleagues it's time that we go stand up for the president. - Author: John Boehner
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#99. We hope President Obama will now respect the will of the people, change course, and commit to making the changes they are demanding. To the extent he is willing to do this, we are ready to work with him. - Author: John Boehner
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#100. You know who Boehner is, right? He's that orange looking guy. See, for Republicans that counts as diversity. - Author: Jay Leno
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