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US-Cuba relations

House Speaker John Boehner on restoring ties with Cuba: 'The Obama administration is handing the Castros a lifetime dream of legitimacy without getting a thing for the Cuban people being oppressed by this brutal communist dictatorship. As I've said before, relations with the Castro regime should not be revisited, let alone normalized, until Cubans enjoy freedom - and not one second sooner'

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Lithuania

Photo: House Speaker Boehner dances with Speaker of Lithuanian Parliament Loreta Grauziniene in Vilnius - @RKacinskas

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Supreme Court of the United States

House Speaker John Boehner on Supreme Court decision on EPA interpretation: 'We can't erase the damage that the EPA has already caused by shutting down power plants and putting thousands of Americans out of work, but we can take action to protect the jobs and energy that are still at risk under this administration. The Supreme Court's decision today validates actions the House has taken to rein in the EPA, including a measure that would force bureaucrats in Washington to account for the impact of the rules they hand down'

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Obama health care law

House Speaker John Boehner: 'ObamaCare is fundamentally broken, increasing health care costs for millions of Americans. Today's ruling doesn't change that fact. Republicans will continue to listen to American families and work to protect them from the consequences of ObamaCare. And we will continue our efforts to repeal the law and replace it with patient-centered solutions that meet the needs of seniors, small business owners, and middle-class families'

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

Editor's note: The U.S. senate is scheduled to start votes on Trade Adjustment Assistance, which was previously packaged with the 'fast-track' or trade promotion authority (TPA) bill. The Senate and House have passed TPA after a months-long struggle, sending it to President Obama. Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the House will consider TAA once it passes the Senate. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had previously led an effort to derail TAA but signaled Wednesday that Democrats will accept the bill this time around, The Hill reports. Passage of these bills is seen as a win for the Obama administration and GOP congressional leaders. - Stephanie

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

House Speaker John Boehner: 'We remain committed to ensuring that both TPA and TAA are passed and enacted into law. The House has passed TPA as a standalone measure. The House will consider TAA once it passes the Senate as part of a new trade preferences bill. And we are ready to go to conference on the customs bill. Our goal is to get TPA and TAA to the president's desk this week and deliver this win for the American people' - statement

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Shooting at Charleston, SC, church, June 17, 2015

Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio: 'On behalf of the whole House, let me say how shocked and heartbroken I am by the murder of innocent churchgoers in Charleston'; 'Anyone who would do something so unspeakable is pure evil'

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

House Speaker John Boehner says ahead of House re-vote on fast-track trade legislation: 'I'm confident we're in a good place' - @ChrisOpfer

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on trade bills: Committed to passing TPA and TAA, intend to have a conference so President Obama can sign trade package into law - statement

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

US House Speaker Boehner says he talked to President Obama on trade trying to find a way ahead, no decisions made yet - @Reuters

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

President Obama likely to speak to House Speaker Boehner today on trade to figure out path forward in House for fast-track package, White House Press Secretary Earnest says - @DavidNakamura

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

Editor's note: Under the procedure set for the trade bills currently in the U.S. House, the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program had been packaged with "fast-track" authority, so the latest vote against TAA stops the entire package from moving forward, The Hill reports. "Fast-track" was approved 219-211, but TAA, which grants aid to workers displaced by trade, failed 126-302 due to most Democrats voting against the measure. No more votes are expected in the House on Friday, but Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, has put forth a motion to reconsider TAA early next week. Exact vote timing is unclear. - Stephanie

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

Speaker John Boehner tells House ahead of votes says he supports both trade bills 'as a means to an end' - @markknoller

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Fight against Islamic State militants

White House's Josh Earnest says House Speaker Boehner, R-Ohio, 'needs to take responsibility for fulfilling the basic duty of the United States Congress,' on Islamic State military force authorization - @StevenTDennis

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks

US House Speaker Boehner says he is seeing 'positive momentum' toward support for trade bill; Majority Leader McCarthy says he will move bill when GOP has enough votes - @Reuters

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John Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner says May jobs report is positive but 'we can do better;' states new Trade Promotion Authority initiative will bring new trade agreements and create more jobs

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Beau Biden

House Speaker John Boehner: 'Sincere condolences to @VP Biden, Jill, & their entire family on the loss of Beau. My thoughts & prayers are with you' - @SpeakerBoehner

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert charged

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, on charges against former Speaker Dennis Hastert: 'The Denny I served with worked hard on behalf of his constituents and the country. I'm shocked and saddened to learn of these reports'

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Fight against Islamic State militants

House Speaker Boehner, R-Ohio, says he wants new Obama administration strategy to fight Islamic State; State Department's Marie Harf says they have a strategy they believe is the right 1 - @ChadPergram

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NSA reform proposals

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says there is 'big disconnect' on how Senate views House NSA reform bill; repeats Senate needs to act but doesn't rule out short term extension - @deirdrewalshcnn

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