A Benghazi investigation to uncover the truth

Communications • May 2, 2014

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced today plans to establish a select committee to investigate the September 11, 2012 Benghazi attack that killed four Americans. House Speaker Boehner said in a statement: “The administration’s withholding of documents – emails showing greater White House involvement in misleading the American people – is a flagrant violation of …

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Remembering the Holocaust

Communications • May 1, 2014

The Holocaust is a dark chapter in the world’s history book. This week, we remember those who lost their lives and those who survived the horrific events of the Holocaust. House Republican Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and other lawmakers honored the survivors and victims of the Holocaust, dedicating a tree during a ceremony on Wednesday.  The tree, …

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Committee Spotlight: Chairman Paul Ryan, House Budget Committee

Policy • May 1, 2014

On Wednesday, the House Budget Committee convened a hearing examining lessons learned from the 50-year “War on Poverty.” The House Budget Committee has held a series of hearings on how anti-poverty programs work and how they can be improved. In this week’s Committee Spotlight, Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) provides a recap of the hearing, plus …

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Pathetic Economic Growth = More Suffering for American Workers

Policy • May 1, 2014

The Obama recovery is failing, and Americans are starting to notice. Over fifty percent of the American people disapprove of how President Obama is handling the economy. The President’s tax and spend policies have done little to improve our nation’s stagnant recovery. In the first quarter of 2014, the American economy grew at a pathetic seasonally adjusted rate of …

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Obamacare numbers: unsurprising and anticlimactic

Communications • May 1, 2014

For months, Americans have been asking for real health care enrollment numbers from the Obama Administration. President Obama and his team have been  dodging questions, insisting they were incapable to get information from insurance companies. So, the House Energy and Commerce committee went looking for the numbers themselves. Surveying every insurance provider in the health …

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Opportunities > Empowerment > Opportunity

Why I support Charter Schools

Communications • May 1, 2014

Rep. Patrick McHenry represents North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District. Last week, he visited two charter schools back home and blogged about his experience. As I traveled across North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District the last two weeks, I heard from many parents concerned about our nation’s education system. It is a sad fact, but America’s schools are struggling. …

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Op-Ed of the Week: Keystone and Frank Underwood… err… Obama

Communications • April 30, 2014

This week, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) makes comparisons between the fictional political games in Netflix’s “House of Cards,” and the real political games of President Obama’s Keystone Pipeline XL decision which is slowing economic growth and stalling job creation. Is Keystone XL President Obama’s ‘House of Cards’? By Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), Red Alert Politics …

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VINE: Where are the jobs?

Communications • April 30, 2014

Senator Reid needs to brush the dirt off his shoulders, and open the door to the #StacksOfBills House Republicans have sent his way.

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Health Care > Health Care

10 unanswered questions about Obamacare

Policy • April 30, 2014

Since Obamacare’s March 31, 2014 deadline, the Administration has gone on a victory tour to tout the law and HealthCare.gov’s eight million so-called “new” enrollees.  But, are there really eight million new enrollees? Of the 8 million, who has paid their premiums? Were they uninsured prior to obtaining insurance? Or, was their insurance previously cancelled? …

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#StacksOfBills

Communications • April 30, 2014

The U.S. economy has come to a standstill. GDP growth slowed to 0.1% in the first quarter, one of the weakest growth rates in months. Despite the rhetoric about recovery, middle-class Americans are struggling. They are adjusting to an unfortunate “new normal,” filled with unemployment, underemployment, higher energy and health care costs, and less take home pay. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Standing Beside Israel With Unwavering Resolve

March 3, 2015

“It is a time to meet the evils of terrorism with the strength of democracy. And it is a time for Americans to continue to …

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529

McMorris Rodgers: Making Equal Opportunities in Education a Reality

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed the bipartisan H.R. 529 to …

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STEM

McMorris Rodgers: Investing in America’s Future Leaders

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 1020, the STEM Education …

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Obama Says No

McMorris Rodgers: The President Has Said ‘No’ to the American People

February 24, 2015

“American families have asked for solutions – and while we found a ‘yes,’ the President has just said ‘no.” WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference …

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McMorris Rodgers: It’s Time to Move Forward – Not Backward – On Immigration

February 17, 2015

“Today’s ruling is further evidence that President Obama’s unilateral overreach on immigration was not within his authority. The House has a solution that will fully …

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