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.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.