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Boehner rallies support to unseat Pelosi as Speaker of the House

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) has begun efforts to to replace Nancy Pelosi
House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) has begun efforts to to replace Nancy Pelosi
(AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

If the actions of House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) serve as any indication, Republicans are growing increasingly confident of their chances to retake the House of Representatives from Democrats this fall on the heels of unpopular legislation and spending by President Obama and his party.

Boehner's political filed required paperwork with the Federal Election Commission Tuesday to create the "Boehner for Speaker" joint fundraising committee with the National Republican Congressional Committee.

Boehner, a West Chester Republican with overwhelming local and national support for his opposition to Democrats, is now indicating his intent to take the gavel from Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the current Speaker of the House if Republicans can gain the 40 seats necessary to regain House majority.  While "Boehner for Speaker" has not yet collected funds for this year's mid-term elections, that is likely to change given Boehner's impressive ability to grow his war chest nation-wide. 

The Republican movement to reclaim the House of Representatives has continued to grow over the past year with the unpopular efforts of Democrats and President Obama to pass health care legislation, culminating in the passage of a nearly $1 trillion overhaul this year.  Polling continues to show dozens of Republicans leading Democrats in contested mid-term elections set for this Fall.

You can see Leader Boehner's new website at 

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  • Aimee P 5 years ago

    Boehner needs to do the state of Ohio a favor and just disappear.

  • Mona 5 years ago

    I agree and I'm from Ohio. Nancy Pelosi is a very effective leader and a great Speaker.

  • Steve G 5 years ago

    Nancy represents a serious danger to personal liberty for American citizens. While a Republican speaker in 2011 would be a HUGE improvement, Boehner is a weak replacement.

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