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American Solutions

The House Republican Plan for Jobs, Opportunity, and Freedom

Your Priorities = Our Priorities

Communications • November 12, 2014

In two years, the American people have changed their minds — a lot. A recent Gallup poll asked 828 Americans, “Who do you want to have more influence over the direction the nation takes in the next year — Barack Obama or the Republicans in Congress?” Their answer? Republicans in Congress. Fifty-three percent of Americans want Republicans to have …

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Empowerment > Veterans | Veterans Day

Thank You to Those Who Have Served

Communications • November 11, 2014

This Veterans Day, we honor the men and women of our military across the country. Their sacrifices have allowed America to remain a beacon of freedom across the world –and have granted Americans at home security, peace of mind, and pride. We remember those who have fallen through the generations, and thank our current troops dispatched in Afghanistan, Iraq, and …

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Op-ed: “Now We Can Get Congress Going”

Communications • November 6, 2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) write about the tasks ahead, including reforming the tax code, redefining ‘full time’ as working 40 hours a week, and moving on the Keystone XL pipeline. “Now We Can Get Congress Going” Americans have entrusted Republicans with control of both the House and Senate. We are …

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Keeping the Internet Free… #STUCK

Communications • October 29, 2014

For countless Americans, access to the internet means access to a world of opportunity. Whether it’s online courses and student resources; job applications and career information; online answers and directions — the internet is increasingly essential. Unfortunately, many state and local governments are pursing an “internet tax” — using it as an opportunity to make money on a …

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Empowerment > Women

The Real War on Women

Rep. Martha Roby • October 28, 2014

Rep. Martha Roby represents Alabama’s 2nd District and serves on the Appropriations Committee.  For about four years now, the Professional Left in Washington has been engaged in a desperate campaign to convince the American people that conservatives are engaged in a “War on Women.” You’ve probably seen the political ads or heard the rhetoric from …

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Accountability > Accountability

Time for the truth and an end to IRS targeting once and for all

Communications • October 27, 2014

VIDEO: Time for the truth and an end to IRS targeting once and for all “Congress’ investigation has uncovered serious, unprecedented actions taken by the IRS, which actively worked to deprive conservative groups of their rights under the Constitution. We will continue to work to fully expose what really happened at the IRS so we …

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Where’s the Save American Workers Act? You guessed it.

Communications • October 27, 2014

President Obama’s health care law redefines “full-time employees” to anyone who works 30 hours or more — rather than the standard 40-hour work week. For 2.6 million Americans, this means less opportunity, a smaller paycheck, and greater stress. House Republicans quickly saw the danger in reducing the American work week. Already three out of four of …

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Accountability > #StuckInTheSenate | Accountability

Stopping government abuse? #StuckInTheSenate

Communications • October 24, 2014

Federal government employees hold a great amount of responsibility — unfortunately within recent years, we’ve seen grave abuses within these positions. Whether it’s Lois Lerner’s conservative targeting through the the IRS to Jeffrey Neely’s federally-funded lavish Vegas trip, it’s no wonder that only 34% of Americans trust their government a “fair amount” (and only 9% trust the government a “great amount”). House …

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Creating jobs? Nope, broken promises.

Communications • October 23, 2014

“Take a look at the goals the President has set to move this country forward.… Double U.S. Exports, Create 600,000 Jobs in the Natural Gas Industry, Create 1 Million New Manufacturing Jobs…” -President Obama’s campaign website in 2012 A visit to President Obama’s 2012 website highlights his lofty goals — the same ones that are now …

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Opportunities > Education

What college means for today’s students

Communications • October 22, 2014

Fall is in full swing  — which for college students brings a new semester of classes, football and midterms. But for many students, college comes with a hefty price tag.  The rising cost of higher education has grown into a crisis of unprecedented proportions. According to USA Today, “Total student loan debt was $240 billion in 2003, …

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In The News

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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A Solution to Help Working Families

November 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the Senate passed S. 1086, the Child Care and Development …

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A Team Ready to Make the Future Better

November 13, 2014

“It’s no longer about Left versus Right. It’s not even about Republican versus Democrat. It’s about the past versus the future.” Republican Leadership Press Conference …

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