PM Netanyahu’s Address to Congress: What We’re Saying

Communications • March 3, 2015

Today, Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke to Congress about the impending threat of a nuclear Iran. House Republicans demonstrated their unwavering support for the Prime Minister and the State of Israel, as epitomized by the standing room only attendance in the House Chamber. Below are some tweets from our Members before, during, and after the Prime …

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Security > DHS funding | Immigration

22 Times? We Agree.

Communications • March 2, 2015

The President said 22 times he didn’t have the authority to act unilaterally on immigration. We agree.  President Obama’s executive action is not only an overreach of his power, but it is a direct disregard for the will of the American people, which is for their elected leaders – Democrats and Republicans – to work …

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Who Said it? President Obama or President Underwood?

Communications • February 27, 2015

With today’s release of the much-anticipated season 3 of House of Cards, we’d like to challenge you to a friendly game of ‘Who Said It?’ featuring President Obama and President Frank Underwood. “Democracy is so overrated.” Wrong! Correct! Underwood. Although, we understand why you might have said Obama. This week alone he continued to tout …

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Opportunities > DHS | Education | Energy | Keystone XL

Points of View

Communications • February 26, 2015

While the President was busy saying “no” to Keystone, House Republicans were busy advancing solutions that will grow our economy, expand domestic energy production, and create equal opportunity in education. This week we focused on solutions that will empower all students from the ground up. Watch and read below for this week’s points of view! …

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Health Care > Jobs > Opportunities > Security > Accountability > #ObamaSaysNo | Health Care | Jobs and the Economy | Keystone XL

#ObamaSaysNo

Communications • February 26, 2015

During his first six years in office, President Obama vetoed a total of two bills that  reached his desk. But his veto today of the job-creating Keystone XL Pipeline project is a discouraging sign that things are about to change. By saying no to Keystone, the New York Times reports, “Mr. Obama will be opening the …

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Health Care > Accountability | Health Care

Important Questions for Secretary Burwell

Chairman Joe Pitts • February 25, 2015

What is the administration doing in advance of the upcoming Supreme Court decision regarding Obamacare? When will the backend of HealthCare.gov finally be built? These are just a couple of the important questions Americans are asking about the president’s health care law as the second open enrollment period was scheduled to end (even more so …

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7 Quotes from Rep. Trey Gowdy on POTUS Immigration Actions

Communications • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the unconstitutionality of President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration. One of the Committee members, former federal prosecutor Trey Gowdy (R-SC), used his 5-minute opening to articulate a rock solid case against the President’s unilateral actions. Below are 7 quotes that define Rep. Gowdy’s argument: 1. “The law is …

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Opportunities > College savings | Education

McMorris Rodgers: Expanding Opportunities From Elementary to College

Communications • February 25, 2015

“Everyone in this country should have an equal opportunity to get a great education, from elementary school to college – and we stand here committed to making that happen.” Republican Leadership Press Conference February 25, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris …

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Security > Foreign Policy | ISIS

6 Things to Know: @HouseForeign Affairs Committee Hearing with Secretary Kerry

Chairman Ed Royce • February 25, 2015

This morning, the House Foreign Affairs Committee is holding a hearing with Secretary John Kerry to examine the State Department’s budget request and review the Department’s policies in a troubled world. Here are 6 things to know before today’s hearing: 1. Given Washington’s chronic budget deficit, wasteful spending is intolerable. Secretary Kerry will present his …

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Opportunities > 529 College Saving Plans

Do You Want Your Kids To End Up Like George Costanza?

Communications • February 24, 2015

This post originally appeared on BuzzFeed. This week, the House of Representatives will be taking up House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins legislation, H.R. 529, to expand and strengthen 529 college savings plans. Here is a quick look at how 529s are a proven tax-free college savings tool to help hardworking Americans save for their children’s …

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McMorris Rodgers: Certainty for American Seniors, Children, and Families

March 26, 2015

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

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McMorris Rodgers: A Budget That Makes People’s Lives Better

March 26, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed the FY 2016 Budget Resolution, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Empowering Americans With a Balanced Budget

March 24, 2015

“The people are different, but their stories are the same: Obamacare has made their lives worse. That’s why the Balanced Budget for a Stronger America …

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McMorris Rodgers: Setting EPA Standards with Peer Reviewed Research

March 18, 2015

“Our environment is a priority — not only for Americans today, but for those to come long after us. Through peer-reviewed science, the EPA can …

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McMorris Rodgers: Israel’s Election Reaffirms Our Friendship and Priorities

March 18, 2015

“Now, as Israeli society pulls together after this hard-fought election, so too should the United States and Israel recommit to their close partnership and undiminished …

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