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Statement by House GOP Leader Boehner on Democrats’ Decision to Place Rep. William Jefferson on Homeland Security Committee

February 27, 2007

House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today issued the following statement on the decision by Democratic Leaders to place Rep. William Jefferson (D-LA) on the House Committee on Homeland Security:“House Republicans will oppose the Democratic leadership’s decision to place Congressman Jefferson on the Homeland Security Committee. Read More

Democrats’ Payoff to Big Labor Comes at the Expense of American Workers (Human Events)

February 27, 2007

Americans aggressively guard not only their right to vote, but their right to a private ballot. Whether we’re electing a school board, a mayor, or a member of Congress, we believe in the sanctity and privacy of a secret ballot election. So who do you think would say something like, “There’s no reason to subject the workers to an election?” A socialist dictator like Hugo Chavez? Fidel Castro? Read More

Card Check Bill Stripping Workers' Rights Opposed by 91 Percent of Democratic Voters | Dem Bill A Payback for “Desperate” Big Labor Contributors

February 27, 2007

Why would House Democrats push the misleadingly titled Employee Free Choice Act to undermine the most basic right of working Americans – the right to vote via secret ballot – even though a large majority of Americans, including most Democrats, oppose it? Read More

Card Check Bill Stripping Workers' Rights Opposed by 91 Percent of Democratic Voters

February 26, 2007

Why would House Democrats push the misleadingly titled Employee Free Choice Act to undermine the most basic right of working Americans – the right to vote via secret ballot – even though a large majority of Americans, including most Democrats, oppose it? Read More

Dems' Card Check Bill a "Payoff to Union Leaders" For Campaign Contributions | Norwood: "Democrats and Their Big Labor Bosses Are Seeking to Steal Workers' Rights to Cast Ballots in a Private Voting Booth"

February 26, 2007

House Democrats’ comically misnamed Employee Free Choice Act will outlaw workers’ right to a federally-supervised private ballot election when organizing a union, forcing all workers to submit to the Big Labor-favored “card check” process. Read More

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