Boehner: We’ve Got A Fight On Our Hands

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the next six months will be a tough battle for the 89 freshman Republicans up for reelection.

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the next six months will be a tough battle for the 89 freshman Republicans up for reelection. The Speaker’s comments come based on remarks he made earlier this week that handicapped Republicans’ chances of retaining control of the House. (0:31)

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Friday, January 30

● 2014 election cost over $3.8 billion

● Super Bowl brings super seizure

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FCC Votes To Increase Minimum Broadband Internet Speeds

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According to the FCC, more than half of all rural Americans are currently unable to access the updated speeds set forth today, and hopes that this move will fast track that progress.

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