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Obama’s Keystone XL decision: another delay for American jobs

Communications • April 25, 2014

American support for the Keystone XL pipeline has reached a new high.  Sixty-one percent (61%) support building the major oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. The project would create more than 42,000 direct and indirect jobs nationwide, and would reduce American dependency on foreign oil by hundreds of thousands of barrels. President Obama has again delayed …

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An America that works at home: Health Care

Communications • April 24, 2014

A strong America is a healthy America. This week, House Republicans met with Americans across the country who are being harmed the most Obamacare. We remain dedicated to health care reforms that lowers costs, provides greater access, and ensures high-quality care. Rep. Larry Buschon (IN-08) sits with one of cancer’s youngest victims while on his …

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Opportunities

Easing the squeeze

Communications • April 23, 2014

Pressures from a struggling economy and over-regulated federal government are growing increasingly tight for millions of Americans. This week, House Republicans visited their local communities and discussed how to ease the squeeze on the middle class. Representatives visited alternative energy sources, discussed how to improve environmental regulations, and met with small business owners across the …

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An America that works at home: Jobs and economic growth

Communications • April 22, 2014

Over the past week, House Republicans have been busy meeting with folks back in their districts. With a stagnant economy and a crippling health care law, jobs and economic growth continue to be the top concerns for Americans across the country. Below are some examples of what House Republicans are doing back home to build …

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#BostonStrong

Communications • April 15, 2014

House Republicans reflect on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. ESPN has a really touching feature highlighting stories from last year’s bombing. #BostonStrong http://t.co/RQi50gGg8H — Rep. Martha Roby (@RepMarthaRoby) April 15, 2014 One year ago today. Remembering http://t.co/qQfSrFeevY #BostonStrong — Randy Forbes (@Randy_Forbes) April 15, 2014 Thoughts & prayers are with the victims …

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Happy Tax Day?

Communications • April 15, 2014

In celebrating everyone’s least favorite, forced federal holiday, let’s take a look at what makes our tax code so… special. It’s lengthy. Today’s tax code contains almost four million words. It’s time consuming. Individuals and businesses spend 6.1 billion hours a year on tax filings. For individuals, the estimated average time burden for all taxpayers …

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Maryland grocery store to stop hiring due to Obamacare

Communications • April 14, 2014

Snider’s Superfoods in Maryland is being forced to limit the amount of full-time workers it employs due to harsh provisions in Obamacare. Unfortunately, workers at Snider’s are not the only ones seeing jobs lost and hours cut because of the President’s health care law. Click here to see a list of employers being harmed by Obamacare. Have you …

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Weekly Republican Address 4/12/14: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)

Communications • April 12, 2014

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers delivered the Weekly Republican Address on Saturday, April 12. Chair McMorris Rodgers discusses how Republicans’ long-term plan for jobs and economic growth will help build an America that works. “For women across America, it’s not just about equal pay. It’s about achieving a better life,” Chair McMorris Rodgers …

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5 reasons Sec. Sebelius actually resigned (VIDEOS!)

Communications • April 11, 2014

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was given an impossible task: making Obamacare work (FYI:  no one can make it work). Despite what she just said in the Rose Garden, here are the actual reasons she’s resigning – countless Americans harmed by this unworkable law: 1. Cancelled plans 2. The disaster that is healthcare.gov 3. Higher premiums 4. Lost …

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Health Care > Health Care

Surprise!

Communications • April 10, 2014

The latest discovery of the President’s failed health care law is that millions of Americans who are without health insurance will have to wait until 2015 to get covered. According to this Fox News report, only about one in four Americans who qualified for subsidies actually signed up for health insurance. Add those who could no longer …

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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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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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McMorris Rodgers: Growing America’s Economy, Not Washington D.C.’s

February 13, 2015

“As part of America’s Opportunity Economy, this legislation gives small businesses the certainty they need to expand, plan for the future, and help make their …

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