Never Count Them Out

Rep. Tom Marino • May 20, 2015

Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) is co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth. As May is National Foster Care Month, Marino published the following op-ed this morning in Red Alert Politics. Today is Shadow Day for the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus. The day’s name is self-explanatory and so is the caucus. What is less obvious and less …

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VIDEO: Small Business in America

Communications • May 19, 2015

Every small business starts with an idea. Chairman Steve Chabot, members of the Small Business Committee, and House Republicans from all over the country went out during Small Business Week to explore those ideas, engage the people who live them out every day, and see for themselves the small businesses, communities, and families that thrive …

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Honoring Our Heroes Is Who We Are

Rep. Ryan Zinke • May 19, 2015

On September 11, 2012 America lost four patriots, and in the Navy SEALs we lost two brothers. The deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi was the first time the United States lost an Ambassador in the line of duty since 1979 and we are still searching for answers. Honoring U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Officer …

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6 Solutions For Our Veterans

Communications • May 19, 2015

Our veterans have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but too often, their struggle continues when they return home. Yesterday, House Republicans passed six solutions to empower our American heroes — from employment opportunities to health care. While there is still a lot of work to do for our veterans, these six bills are a step …

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Jobs > innovation

McMorris Rodgers: Empowering American Innovators

Communications • May 19, 2015

“I’m reminded that the world’s greatest ideas begin with people. They begin with creative, hardworking, entrepreneurial people who want to change the world.” Republican Leadership Press Conference May 19, 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 Vice Chair Lynn …

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10 Questions: Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME) — VIDEO EDITION!

Communications • May 15, 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. Bruce Poliquin, who represents the 2nd Congressional District of Maine. Rep. Poliquin was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and he serves on the …

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Honoring Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate

Rep. Steven Palazzo • May 15, 2015

This week, as our nation observes National Police Week, we recognize the bravery, fortitude, and sacrifice demonstrated by police officers nationwide. They put their lives on the line to defend our communities and our citizens against criminals and thugs. As many of you are aware, last Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, two police …

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Points of View

Communications • May 14, 2015

House Republicans know that the key to a successful economy starts with the you.  That is why we are fighting to cut the red tape that is strangling small businesses and put the money back into the hands of the American people. Read below for this week’s points of view! House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael …

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Accountability > Veterans | Veterans' Affairs

Our Veterans deserve better

Communications • May 14, 2015

In March of this year, Jan R. Frye, the deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and logistics at the VA, sent a memo to VA secretary Robert McDonald. The findings published in the Washington Post this week paint a horrifying picture. At least $6 billion taxpayer dollars per year have been squandered in illegal contracts for medical …

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Opportunities

The House Just Voted to Protect the Lives of the Unborn

Communications • May 13, 2015

The House just passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which protects unborn children at 20 weeks, with exceptions to save the life of the mother or in cases of rape or incest. This important legislation will protect the unborn, empower women, and save lives. House Republicans celebrated this historic day with press conferences, floor speeches, …

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McMorris Rodgers Joins Esperanza to Empower Hispanic-Americans

June 29, 2015

Washington, D.C. – This month Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) met with community faith leaders from the group Esperanza to discuss the importance of religious …

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McMorris Rodgers: We Will Not Waver In Our Fight to Put Patients First

June 25, 2015

“We will not waver in our effort to empower people – not government – with more choices, greater flexibility, and better health care coverage. “ …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Protect Americans from EPA Overreach

June 24, 2015

“With a several billion-dollar price tag attached, states should not be automatically forced to comply with the regulatory whims of unelected bureaucrats.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – …

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McMorris Rodgers: TPA Keeps Trade Negotiations Transparent

June 19, 2015

“I voted to assert Congress’s authority when negotiating America’s trade agreements and to ensure that your representatives have a seat at the table.” WASHINGTON, D.C. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Helping Health Care Innovation Thrive

June 19, 2015

“This repeal will empower American entrepreneurs to pursue 21st century health care solutions that will change lives around the world.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. …

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