Boehner Plans Rival Jobs Speech

After persuading President Obama to postpone his big jobs speech for one night because of a necessary “security sweep” of the House floor, Speaker John Boehner has scheduled his own address for a week after. Boehner won’t say what his speech will touch on, besides “jobs and economic growth,” but he’s likely to unveil a dueling vision for lowering unemployment—and a sneak peek of the future legislative battles that will dominate the fall congressional schedule.