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McMorris Rodgers Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the Tax Reform Act

Communications • October 21, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the 30th anniversary of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, the nation’s most recent federal tax overhaul.   “No matter your background or your walk of life, you should be empowered to pursue your version of the American Dream,” said …

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House GOP fights unconstitutional schemes to save Obamacare

Maurice Lewis • October 21, 2016

Recently, the House took legal action against the Obama administration on its attempted Obamacare bailout of insurance companies. Trying to save the failing Affordable Care Act, the Obama administration has attempted to funnel billions of taxpayer dollars to insurance companies despite a lack of constitutional grounds for an Obamacare bailout. These efforts directly oppose the …

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America’s Success Depends on the Separation of Powers

Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH) • October 21, 2016

Our Constitution is a miraculous document, amazing in its foresight and capacity to deal with the dramatic changes in the 227 years since its adoption. During the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, there was a lot of disagreement among the delegates.  But, there was one major issue on which all involved agreed — the legislative power …

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Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA): Breast Cancer and the Breakthrough Drugs that Helped My Daughter Survive

By Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA) • October 20, 2016

Ginny and I received a call the Monday before Thanksgiving, in 2015: our oldest daughter had been diagnosed with breast cancer. My daughter Karen had discovered an abnormality a week earlier, and her OB/GYN sent her for a diagnostic mammogram. From that, doctors discovered an aggressive breast tumor that had already grown to five centimeters …

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Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA): Restore Article I and the Framers’ Intent of Balanced Government

Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) • October 20, 2016

As a farmer and a student of American history, few things are as satisfying as wrapping up the last few weeks’ harvest at my family’s hop farm in Central Washington. Thomas Jefferson once wrote to John Adams in 1787: “I think our governments will remain virtuous for many centuries; as long as they are chiefly …

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McMorris Rodgers and Diaz-Balart on We know there is a Better Way

Communications • October 19, 2016

“We want to unleash your potential – free it from the mountain of paperwork – so that you can spend your time, talent, and treasure on the work and causes that matter to you.” House Republicans want to make it easier for every American to raise their families, start businesses, and work towards a better …

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Defending the Homeland Against Cyber Attacks

Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) • October 19, 2016

Every day, our adversaries perpetrate an unknown number of attacks against our nation. You don’t hear about all of them because they’re not taking down buildings or hijacking airplanes. These attacks are digital, and whether they are going after state secrets or your personal information, they are putting every citizen at risk. If we want …

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Rep. Bill Flores on Reclaiming Constitutional Authority

Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) • October 18, 2016

The Constitution clearly states that Congress is in charge of writing our laws and that the president is in charge of enforcing them. Unfortunately, however, since January 2009, Americans have seen our executive branch of government continually overstep its constitutional authority. Economic opportunities and freedom for hardworking American families have been dramatically diminished by unelected, …

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A Closer Look at Article I

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers • October 17, 2016

I’ve been thinking often these past couple months about a young farmer I met in Eastern Washington. For generations, his family ran a farm and put food on plates across the country. But feeling completely strangled by regulations coming out of D.C., he told me he decided to end his family’s business. He said what …

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Top 5 Moments from Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Weekly Address on Jobs and the Economy

COMMUNICATIONS • October 15, 2016

More than 70 percent of Americans are unhappy with where we’re heading as a country. Many of them cite economic stagnation and low job opportunity as reasons for their deteriorating view of America’s future. We hear you America, and that’s why House Republicans have a plan to grow our economy, create jobs, and get America …

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In The News

McMorris Rodgers Votes to Block Transfer of Gitmo Detainees

September 15, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5351, legislation introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Hold the VA Accountable

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act (H.R. …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Regulatory Integrity Act

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2016 (H.R. 5226). Introduced …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Halt Obamacare Tax Increases

September 13, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (H.R. …

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Via Recode: Chairman Royce and Chair McMorris Rodgers on the House-Passed Digital GAP Act

September 13, 2016

Today on Recode, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) talk about the bipartisan Digital Global …

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