Speaker John Boehner has had more difficulty lately in focusing on the GOPs message about jobs and the economy. Issues such as Mitt Romneys tax returns and Rep. Michele Bachmanns warnings about Islamist infiltration have distracted from the jobs focus.
Democrats ďhave been trying to change the subject for two years and weíre not going to change the subject. Itís about jobs and the economy. The electionís a referendum on the presidentís record. I donít care what they say,Ē he said.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.