Middle-Class Reality – Not Rhetoric

Communications • January 27, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference “That’s why we’re advancing bottom-up economic policies that empower middle-class Americans. Not with tax hikes – but with tax reform. Not with more regulations – but with more jobs. And not with bigger government – but with bigger wages.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve …

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5 Things to Know: Iran Nuclear Negotiations Hearing

Chairman Ed Royce • January 27, 2015

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a hearing to look at the prospects for reaching a viable nuclear agreement with Iran; one that increases our national security.  Iran has been, and will continue to be, the Committee’s top priority.  You can find the expert testimony here. Here are 5 things you need to know: …

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Jobs

In the Way of Progress

Rep. Bill Johnson • January 27, 2015

Thanks to the oil and natural gas development occurring beneath our feet across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio – and throughout the United States – America finds itself on the precipice of an energy renaissance.  In fact, the United States is now the world’s largest producer of natural gas, and some experts estimate that Ohio may …

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Security

Time to Put an End to Sex Trafficking

Rep. Erik Paulsen • January 26, 2015

When you hear the words ‘sex trafficking’ or ‘human trafficking’, we often think that this is something that only takes place in some other country far away. The truth is traffickers are exploiting young girls for their own financial gain right here in our own communities. It’s happening in our cities, suburbs, and rural towns. …

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6 on 60: 6 Quotes from Speaker Boehner + Leader McConnell on ‘60 Minutes’

Communications • January 26, 2015

Yesterday Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with Scott Pelley on CBS’ 60 Minutes. It was their first joint interview of America’s New Congress — their first interview since huge Republican gains in November. Here are 6 notable quotes from the 13+ minute interview: On his thoughts on …

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10 Questions: Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI)

Communications • January 23, 2015

America’s New Congress is filled with hundreds of Members and thousands of stories. Each week, GOP.gov will introduce you to a new House Republican with “10 Questions.” This week’s Featured Member is Rep. Fred Upton, who represents Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. Upton has served as Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee since 2011. Prior …

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Points of View

Communications • January 22, 2015

In this week’s media roundup, Members responded to the State of the Union with solutions — solutions for strengthening our energy sector, solutions for real educational opportunities, and solutions on tax reform. Check out what they had to say — in person and in print. House Committee Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) “Chairman McCaul Discusses …

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7 SOTU Fact Checks

Communications • January 21, 2015

Last night as the nation tuned in to hear President Obama’s 6th State of the Union Address, we couldn’t help but notice many of his claims don’t match the facts. Below are 7 of the President’s contradicted quotes. 1. “The shadow of crisis has passed, and the State of the Union is strong.” The SOTU isn’t …

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America’s New Congress: Ready to Change the Story

Communications • January 21, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference “We agree with the President: middle-class families are struggling right now. And that’s exactly why they need to be empowered. They need to be empowered with lower taxes, fewer costs, and a simpler, fairer tax code. “ Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference …

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Empowerment > #SOTU

#SOTU Republican Address

Communications • January 20, 2015

Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET, President Obama will deliver the 93rd State of the Union Address. Follow along with the action at GOP.gov/SOTU. Find your Representative on Facebook and Twitter for live updates directly from them! Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will be delivering the Republican Address following State of the Union: Americans voted for change, and …

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In The News

McMorris Rodgers: Fighting For a Future That Empowers You, Not Washington

January 22, 2015

“We believe in an open, organic, bottom-up vision for the future. A future that empowers you – not Washington – with more jobs, better wages, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making 21st Century Solutions a Priority

January 22, 2015

“This bill epitomizes the solutions we will continue to pass – solutions that will lower every-day costs, create jobs, and strengthen our economy. It’s time …

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McMorris Rodgers: Standing Up for Life

January 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer …

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Rep. Curbelo to Deliver Republican Spanish-Language Address

January 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) will deliver the Spanish-Language Republican Address to the Nation …

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McMorris Rodgers: Cutting Burdensome Regulation and Watering the Roots of Economic Growth

January 15, 2015

“While many of these regulations were intended for Wall Street, their victim has become Main Street.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris …

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