The failed push has left gun control proponents in Congress dejected.
Eight states enacted significant laws in 2013, despite the defeat of federal legislation.
The GOP senator wants to slash taxes, red tape in areas with high unemployment.
Legislation would allow schools to have more flexibility about what they feed their students.
Major banks and credit card companies are launching a new lobbying effort.
Boehner argues the House has passed nearly 150 bills over the last year.
President Obama signed legislation on Wednesday that will give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) new powers to oversee some pharmacies that mix drugs.
The Drug Quality and Security Act would make it easier to trace drugs throughout the country.