John Boehner

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Person.png John Boehner   WebsiteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
BornJohn Andrew Boehner
17 November 1949
Reading, Ohio, U.S.
Alma materXavier University
ReligionRoman Catholicism
ChildrenLindsay Tricia
SpouseDeborah Gunlack
Member ofBanned from Russia 2015, Squire Patton Boggs, Transatlantic Policy Network

Employment.png Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

In office
January 5, 2011 - October 29, 2015
Preceded byNancy Pelosi
Succeeded byPaul Ryan

Employment.png House Minority Leader Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
January 3, 2007 - January 3, 2011
Preceded byNancy Pelosi, Nancy Pelosi
Succeeded byNancy Pelosi

Employment.png House Majority Leader

In office
February 2, 2006 - January 3, 2007
Preceded byRoy Blunt

Employment.png Chairman of the House Education Committee

In office
January 3, 2001 - January 3, 2006

Employment.png Chairman of the House Republican Conference

In office
January 3, 1995 - January 3, 1999


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Noam Chomsky
Jenifer Bolen
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Birgitta Jónsdóttir
Alexa O'Brien
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Leon Panetta
John McCain
John Boehner
Harry Reid
Eric Cantor
Nancy Pelosi
US Department of Defense
Mitch McConnell
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13 January 201228 April 2014The plaintiffs challenged the 2012 NDAA contending that indefinite detention on "suspicion of providing substantial support" to groups such as al-Qaeda and the Taliban was so vague as to allow unconstitutional, indefinite detention of civilians based on vague allegations. The Court of Appeals struck down an initial agreement, and the US Supreme Court concurred, arguing that the plaintiffs could not prove they would be affected by the law, so had no standing to contest it.
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