Security > Foreign Policy

9/11: We will never forget

Rep. Tom Reed • September 11, 2014

Rep. Tom Reed represents New York’s 23rd Congressional District and serves on the House Ways and Means Committee. Below is an excerpt of an op-ed he wrote for Red Alert today. Every American, and especially every New Yorker, knows the world changed on September 11th, 2001. I hope you’ll pause, as I do each year on this …

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Health Care > Health Care

Fixing broken Obamacare promises

Communications • September 11, 2014

Remember this? Yeah. That didn’t happen. In fact, it was the “Lie of the Year” in 2013.  Millions of Americans saw cancelled coverage and rising costs despite repeated promises pledging the opposite from President Obama. Years later, things still haven’t changed. Just last month, over 50% of Americans expressed disappointment in the President’s health care law – largely …

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Health Care > Health Care

McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

Communications • September 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3522, the Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2014, which enables more Americans to keep their health plans. “Since the implementation of Obamacare, too many people across the country have lost the health plans that best fit their needs. They’re …

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Security > Foreign Policy

Cathy McMorris Rodgers: We Will Not Waver Until ISIL Is Destroyed

Communications • September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement tonight after President Obama’s speech on combating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): “Tonight, on the eve of an anniversary that marks our nation’s darkest hour, the President articulated his strategy to defeat ISIL and combat the rise …

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Security > Foreign Policy

Tell us how we’re gonna win

Communications • September 10, 2014

Nearly two weeks have passed since the President admitted “We don’t have a strategy yet” to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Tonight our Commander-in-Chief will address the nation and hopefully provide a comprehensive plan to destroy and defeat this terrorist group. Today, MSNBC’s Morning Joe aired a back-and-forth from yesterday’s White House Press Briefing. CBS …

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Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Advancing Solutions to Grow Our Local Economy – Not Washington’s

Communications • September 9, 2014

“We are advancing solutions to grow our local economies from the bottom up with more good-paying jobs to bring people greater opportunities.” Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference September 9, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice …

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Recent college graduates are still waiting…

Communications • September 8, 2014

As college students all across the country begin a new school year, they do so with the promise of a better, brighter future. Unfortunately, far too many college graduates today are struggling to find a job and begin their career. According to research by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the demand for college …

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Accountability > Accountability

This story doesn’t add up

Communications • September 5, 2014

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported: “A hacker broke into part of the HealthCare.gov insurance enrollment website in July and uploaded malicious software, according to federal officials.” Pretty much par for the course for the glitch-ridden website responsible for facilitating the purchase of health insurance for millions of Americans. Kansas Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins sent a letter in …

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The August Job Report = the worst numbers we’ve seen all year

Communications • September 5, 2014

Hot off the press: the August report has brought the worst jobs numbers of the year. Ending the six-month trend of 200,000+ job creation, August saw only 142,000 new jobs and a stagnant labor-force participation rate. Employers added well below the (already low) 207,000 a month average in the past three months – 28,000 fewer jobs than previously expected. To fully recover, the …

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Security > Foreign Policy

How President Reagan would have talked to the American people about the Islamic State

Communications • September 4, 2014

Newt Gingrich is a former Speaker of the House of Representatives. He published the following op-ed on CNN.com last week. Instead of criticizing President Barack Obama’s lack of an effective national security policy as the terrorist threat of the Islamic State grows in Syria and Iraq, it might be helpful to imagine the speech President Ronald Reagan would …

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McMorris Rodgers on Planned Parenthood Video Admissions: “Disturbing” and “Illegal”

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McMorris Rodgers Joins Esperanza to Empower Hispanic-Americans

June 29, 2015

Washington, D.C. – This month Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) met with community faith leaders from the group Esperanza to discuss the importance of religious …

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