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The House Republican Plan for Jobs, Opportunity, and Freedom

Happy Friday!

Communications • September 12, 2014

And yet a Not-So-Happy-Friday for job-seekers around the country. This week, 315,000 Americans applied for unemployment aid – an 11,000 increase from last week and the highest it’s been all summer. This increase in unemployment aid applications, combined with the worst job creation numbers we’ve seen all year is not a good equation for those out of …

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40+ reasons for optimism

Rep. Renee Ellmers • September 12, 2014

The economic outlook for August was the most disappointing of the year. The August jobs report displayed some of the worst numbers we’ve seen to date—adding approximately 70,000 fewer jobs than previously projected. Unemployment still stands at 6.1 percent, which is a deceivingly-low number that changes drastically after factoring in the number of Americans who …

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13 House Republican posts honoring 9/11

Communications • September 11, 2014

Today marks the 13th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. House Republicans took to social media to commemorate the lives that were lost. Here are 13 that caught our eye: The World Trade Center Memorial in New York opened on September 11, 2011, ten years after the attacks #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/sxhm8Ryj3g — Patrick Meehan (@RepMeehan) September …

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Security > Foreign Policy

9/11: We will never forget

Rep. Tom Reed • September 11, 2014

Rep. Tom Reed represents New York’s 23rd Congressional District and serves on the House Ways and Means Committee. Below is an excerpt of an op-ed he wrote for Red Alert today. Every American, and especially every New Yorker, knows the world changed on September 11th, 2001. I hope you’ll pause, as I do each year on this …

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Health Care > Health Care

Fixing broken Obamacare promises

Communications • September 11, 2014

Remember this? Yeah. That didn’t happen. In fact, it was the “Lie of the Year” in 2013.  Millions of Americans saw cancelled coverage and rising costs despite repeated promises pledging the opposite from President Obama. Years later, things still haven’t changed. Just last month, over 50% of Americans expressed disappointment in the President’s health care law – largely …

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Health Care > Health Care

McMorris Rodgers: Keep Your Plan if You Like It

Communications • 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, which enables more Americans to keep their health plans. “Since the implementation of Obamacare, too many people across the country have lost the health plans that best fit their needs. They’re …

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Security > Foreign Policy

Cathy McMorris Rodgers: We Will Not Waver Until ISIL Is Destroyed

Communications • September 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement tonight after President Obama’s speech on combating the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL): “Tonight, on the eve of an anniversary that marks our nation’s darkest hour, the President articulated his strategy to defeat ISIL and combat the rise …

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Security > Foreign Policy

Tell us how we’re gonna win

Communications • September 10, 2014

Nearly two weeks have passed since the President admitted “We don’t have a strategy yet” to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Tonight our Commander-in-Chief will address the nation and hopefully provide a comprehensive plan to destroy and defeat this terrorist group. Today, MSNBC’s Morning Joe aired a back-and-forth from yesterday’s White House Press Briefing. CBS …

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Cathy McMorris Rodgers: Advancing Solutions to Grow Our Local Economy – Not Washington’s

Communications • September 9, 2014

“We are advancing solutions to grow our local economies from the bottom up with more good-paying jobs to bring people greater opportunities.” Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference September 9, 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 …

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Recent college graduates are still waiting…

Communications • September 8, 2014

As college students all across the country begin a new school year, they do so with the promise of a better, brighter future. Unfortunately, far too many college graduates today are struggling to find a job and begin their career. According to research by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the demand for college …

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In The News

Getting More Americans Back to Work

September 19, 2014

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

September 17, 2014

“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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A Victory for America’s Working Families

September 15, 2014

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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