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Middle Class Squeeze > Jobs and the Economy | Thankgiving

A Scoop of Sweet Potatoes — and a Side of Stagnant Wages

Communications • November 26, 2014

The middle class suffers more today than they did prior to the great recession — and Americans are definitely feeling the pressure. Jobs that were once substantial enough to sustain a middle class family now means even affording basic necessities is daily struggle. The problem? More people might be working, but wages aren’t growing — in fact they’re shrinking. …

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Health Care > Accountability | Health Care

REVIEW: Obamacare 2.0 (so far)

Communications • November 24, 2014

Every week is a challenge for President Obama’s health care law — but this past one was especially rough. The second round of Open Enrollment for Obamacare started last weekend. But with the “updated” HealthCare.gov came a lot of painful side effects. Higher costs: Many Americans are facing hefty price increases in health care purchased through Obamacare exchanges — in …

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Obama’s unilateral action on immigration

Communications • November 21, 2014

Just weeks after the midterm elections, in which the American people soundly rejected the President’s big-government policies, President Obama announced last night that he would act unilaterally on immigration. House Republicans implored the President to work with the new Congress to fix our broken immigration system. The President ignored those appeals. Here’s what Americans pundits wrote about …

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President Obama to sidestep Congress on immigration

Communications • November 20, 2014

House Republicans react… One hour until Pres Obama speaks on immigration. Helpful refresher on when he said he couldn’t do what he’s about to https://t.co/gwVGyEZJzq — Rep. Martha Roby (@RepMarthaRoby) November 21, 2014 It is time for the President to stop repeating past mistakes, listen to the American people & join Congress in solving problems. …

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VIDEO RELEASE: Stop Acting Alone

Communications • November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON D.C.– House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released a new video imploring the President not to issue an executive action on immigration, but to instead work together as the American people expect. The video highlights the President’s flip-flop on the issue of executive actions on immigration – using several quotes from the President …

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Opportunities > Accountability | Families

When we work together — government works.

Communications • November 19, 2014

Earlier this year, the House collaborated with the Senate and passed S. 1086, the Child Care Development and Block Grant Act of 2014.  Today, President Obama signed it into law. Over 1.5 million children under the age of 13 have access to child care through the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program – yet over …

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#YourStory

Communications • November 19, 2014

Year one of Obamacare was defined by lost coverage, lost doctors, increased premiums, and a broken website. The problems are expected to get worse in year two, as more of the disastrous law is implemented. The Obama administration itself predicted premiums could rise by as much as 20%. With this year’s signups already underway, we want …

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Long term unemployment numbers? You can’t trick us.

Communications • November 18, 2014

Recent reports have shown dropping unemployment numbers. It’s 5.8%, the lowest it’s been since 2007. But these numbers don’t tell the full story. The Administration has left an entire demographic out of their count and are only focusing on “positive” numbers. It’s time for a reality check. Long term unemployment, defined as individuals who have been …

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The Time for Leadership is Now

Communications • November 18, 2014

“Let’s get these bills — among many, many others — to the President’s desk and signed into law. The time for leadership is now.” Republican Leadership Press Conference November 18, 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 Chair …

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Health Care > Health Care

Obamacare Open Enrollment: The Sequel

Communications • November 17, 2014

Obamacare is open for business again. Saturday marked the second open enrollment period, allowing consumers to purchase health coverage through exchange websites like healthcare.gov. If you’ve forgotten what happened during the first open enrollment (last year), here’s Jon Stewart with a refresher: With a price tag of more than $2 billion (and counting), will healthcare.gov work this time …

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In The News

McMorris Rodgers: Americans Deserve an Explanation

December 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held …

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McMorris Rodgers: The President Must Be Held Accountable

December 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5759, the Preventing Executive Overreach …

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We Need a Permanent Solution — Not a Quick Fix

November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement tonight after President Obama’s announcement to act unilaterally on immigration …

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Creating Jobs and Reviving American Manufacturing

November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 4795, the Promoting New …

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Pursuing a Bold and Firm Strategy in Iran

November 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after passage of H. Res. 754, Condemning the Government …

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