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.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.