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If Republicans win in 2016, look out

...group. I would go after one who has shown his stuff and mettle, such as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell or House Speaker John Boehner. Proven quality. The GOP-controlled Congress recently put out their budget proposals, and the House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-23/if-republicans-win-2016-
It takes two

...have never contemplated the possibility that anything in the federal government could be trimmed. Indeed, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi oddly claimed in 2013 that "The cupboard is bare. There's no more cuts to make."Really? Ever see...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-08/it-takes-two
Georgia House Speaker says no vote for 'religious freedom' bill that became flashpoint

Georgia lawmakers gave final approval to bills to legalize fireworks sales and mandate insurance coverage for children with autism on the final day of the 2015 legislative session.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-02/georgia-house-speaker-says-no-vote-
America's bad deal

...watch.The prime minister later backed off the statement, but the White House refused to accept it.We agree with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, who told CNN on Sunday the White House's treatment of Netanyahu has been "reprehensible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-03-30/americas-bad-deal
Nicklaus receives Congressional Gold Medal

...and four U.S. Opens."Few transcend their sport to achieve that kind of moment, or this kind of honor," said House Speaker John Boehner, an avid golfer who grew emotional at times during the ceremony. "With Arnie (Palmer), it was how he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-03-24/nicklaus-receives-congressio
Gas tax change would hit out-of-state drivers, House speaker says

ATLANTA ? A higher gas tax is preferable to an annual fee on every vehicle to fund transportation, House Speaker David Ralston said Thursday, because out-of-state drivers would pay with every fill-up.Ralston was comparing the thinking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-20/gas-tax-change-would-hit
Fracking: US requires disclosure of chemicals for oil, gas drilling on public lands

...energy boom in the U.S."This administration never misses a chance to appease radical environmentalists," said House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.The new rule amounts to "regulating a process that is already properly regulated" by states...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-20/fracking-us-requires-discl
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...against Jack Connell. Two years later, Connell ran against Cheeks and won, and eventually became the longest-serving House speaker pro tem in the country. Cheeks was later re-elected to the Georgia House and served for 20 years before winning a state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
Bill for Todd Gurley is last passed Friday

...final 10 days of the current legislative session. If it passes, it must be signed by the governor to become law.House Speaker David Ralston personally backs the bill and suggested it be given Gurley's number."The most important bill of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/bill-todd-gurley-last-pa
Lawmakers rush to award tax break for Mercedes-Benz in chaotic final session

...manually stop a clock as it ticked toward midnight.More recently, lawmakers have stopped promptly at midnight. House Speaker David Ralston, a lawyer, rushed to finish the House vote by 12."For time eternal, this day has ended at midnight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-03/lawmakers-rush-award-tax-break-merc