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American Solutions

The House Republican Plan for Jobs, Opportunity, and Freedom

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Student Loan Interest Rates Double: A Timeline

Communications • July 1, 2013

April 10, 2013 – President Obama releases his 2014 budget proposal in which he calls for a long-term, market-based solution to keep student loan interest rates from doubling on July 1, 2013. May 9, 2013 – Rep. John Kline (R-MN) and Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) introduce the Smarter Solutions for Students Act, a long-term, market-based …

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Policy Feature Issue: Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs)

Policy • June 27, 2013

Background Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) are privately-held financial services corporations created by Congress to reduce the cost of capital, reduce the risk to capital suppliers, and increase the flow of credit to specific portions of the economy.  GSEs were created in order to aid homeowners, veterans, farmers, and (formerly) students in receiving access to federally-backed …

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Policy Feature Issue: Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program (2012-2017)

Policy • June 26, 2013

Background The Submerged Lands Act of 1953 grants states title to all “lands beneath navigable waters” within their states’ boundaries and whose, “subsoil and seabed appertain to the United States and are subject to its jurisdiction and control”.[1]  Generally speaking, state jurisdiction extends three geographical miles from their recognized coast.[2]  The Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • June 26, 2013

House Republicans remain committed to growing our economy and helping hardworking Americans, but we’ve met with nothing but obstruction from President Obama and his Democrat-run Senate. We’ve passed a bill to keep student loan rates from doubling at the end of this week, and the President and the Senate continue to play political games. We …

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House GOP Student Loan Google Hangouts

Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick • June 25, 2013

With student loan interest rates set to double on July 1st, due to Democrats’ inaction, House Republicans are reaching out to students from across the country to hear from them. Please see the schedule below and check back for embedded video to watch live: June 26th at 11:30 AM ET with Reps. Virginia Foxx and Jackie …

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Policy Feature Issue: Off-Shore Drilling

Policy • June 25, 2013

Policy Feature Issue: Off-Shore Drilling Though the President continues to take credit for the domestic energy boom which has occurred during his tenure, much of the increase has come from increased production on private lands.  In fact, it is the President’s policies that are responsible for a decline in production on federal lands.  One area …

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VIDEO: Don’t Try It Again

Communications • June 25, 2013


Chairman Kline (R-MN) Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • June 22, 2013

In this week’s address, Chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee John Kline (R-MN) discusses House Republicans’ fix to student loan interest rates. The Smarter Solutions for Students Act will prevent some rates from doubling on July 1 and will strengthen federal student loan programs. The Democratic-controlled Senate and President Obama have yet …

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Chairman Kline (R-MN) to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address (PHOTO)

Communications • June 21, 2013

Chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee John Kline (R-MN) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, June 22. Here’s a sneak peek of Chairman Kline delivering the address, in which he’s expected to discuss House Republicans’ fix to student loan interest rates with a long-term solution. You can watch the address …

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Don’t Double My Rate (VIDEO)

Communications • June 19, 2013


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WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 2, the American Energy …

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McMorris Rodgers: America Must Lead the Fight Against ISIL

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“When it comes to the safety and security of Americans at home and abroad, Americans must lead.” Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) on …

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

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McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

September 12, 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, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

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, …

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