Boehner’s running for Majority Leader. Here’s the press release:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) today announced his candidacy for the post of Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives. He issued the following statement:
“Today I’ve decided to run for Majority Leader and ask my colleagues for their support. We need a Conference with the courage and confidence to tackle our nation’s problems. This is a critical time for the Republican Conference. We must come together and renew our commitment to creating a better America based on freedom, opportunity, fiscal and personal responsibility, empowered citizens, and restored trust.
“I want to provide leadership that gives every member a voice in developing a common vision for how we will lead the Congress and restore a sense of trust among members, our leaders, and the American people.
“Working together, I firmly believe we will be successful in moving forward an ambitious agenda aimed at enhancing freedom, security, and prosperity for American families. In the days ahead, I look forward to talking with each of my colleagues and sharing my vision for helping our team achieve its goals this year and in the future.”