This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • February 13, 2015

Another productive week in America’s New Congress. The House passed a number of bills to create jobs, create certainty for small businesses, and grow an Opportunity Economy. Here are 5 videos that summarize the work of the House this week: On Tuesday, the House reauthorized funding for NASA, providing Americans with unlimited opportunity and boundless possibility. …

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10 Questions: Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX)

Communications • February 13, 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. John Ratcliffe, who represents the 4th Congressional District of Texas. Rep. Ratcliffe serves on the House Committees on Homeland Security and Judiciary. On the Homeland Security …

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Looking Back on a Triumphant Return Home

Communications • February 12, 2015

42 years ago,  Rep. Sam Johnson returned to the arms of his high school sweetheart after nearly seven years of captivity and torture in North Vietnam. Congressman Johnson served 29 years in the United States Air Force, in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars. But in April 1966 during a night combat mission with the 433rd …

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Incentivizing Charity to Feed the Hungry

Rep. Tom Reed • February 12, 2015

We as Americans care deeply about those in need; it is ingrained in our culture to give and to give often. We are among the most charitable nation in the world, and it is only fair that we continue to incentivize that good neighbor aspect that many Americans hold dear. America is in many ways …

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Republicans Say “Yes” to American Energy

Communications • February 11, 2015

“We voted to create over 40,000 American jobs. We voted for energy innovation and independence. And we voted to say ‘yes’ to American Energy.” Bicameral Keystone XL Pipeline Press Rally February 11, 2015 Participants: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) House Committee on …

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Points of View

Communications • February 11, 2015

In response to the President’s Authorization for the Use of Military Force, House Republicans led the discussion about America’s foreign policy strategy and the threat ISIS poses to Americans and the world. Members also addressed domestic issues – such as Obamacare security, the future of our trade policy, and reforming the tax code. Watch and …

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#TimeToBuild

Rep. French Hill • February 11, 2015

Today, the House will pass S. 1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act. This is a significant accomplishment that highlights the common sense solutions that this Congress is focused on achieving. Because of the overwhelming bipartisan and bicameral support, the President’s signing this into law should be a foregone conclusion, capping a long and drawn …

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It’s Time to Sign

Communications • February 11, 2015

“We can surely find ways to work together on issues where there’s broad agreement among the American people.” — President Barack Obama, November 5, 2014 It was the day after the 2014 midterm election. The American people sent a message loud and clear to both Democrats and Republicans in Washington, D.C: it’s time to work together. Three months …

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America’s Spirit of Generosity

Communications • February 11, 2015

“What makes Americans so exceptional is that spirit of generosity – one that can be found in homes and schools and hospitals and hearts across America.” Republican Leadership Press Conference February 11, 2015 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 …

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The Gipper: A Birthday Tribute

Communications • February 6, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released a video to honor President Ronald Reagan on what would have been his 104th birthday. The video opens with this quote: “From time to time, a generational leader emerges” and takes the audience through some of The Gipper’s most famous public moments. The video …

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McMorris Rodgers: Strengthening Passenger Rail

March 4, 2015

“These commonsense reforms, including a more transparent accounting process for Amtrak, ensure taxpayer dollars are being used wisely and responsibly.“ WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican …

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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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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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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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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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