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The House Republican Plan for Jobs, Opportunity, and Freedom

Hundreds attend Rep. Palazzo’s Veterans Forums

Communications • July 10, 2014

Rep. Steven Palazzo represents the 4th Congressional District in Mississippi. He hosted two Veterans Forums & Resource Fairs this week and blogged about the experience. As a Marine veteran of the Persian Gulf War and a member of the Mississippi National Guard, one of my top priorities is ensuring Mississippi veterans receive the best service possible. Yet, …

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3 things House Republicans are doing for women

Communications • July 9, 2014

Now, more than ever, women are the primary decision makers in their homes – about health care, their budget, and the work force. Forty-seven percent of the labor force are women, and more than half are the primary income earners for their families. Almost fifty percent are making the family’s financial decisions, and an overwhelming …

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At the pump: the bad and the ugly (because there is no good in record gas prices)

Communications • July 9, 2014

“Gas prices will probably never go back below $3.00 a gallon; $3.50 might be normal and we’re even used to $4.00.” That’s what Yahoo Finance columnist Rick Newman said on Monday. With gas prices reaching a six-year high over the weekend, and with an administration that continues to block America’s energy future, Newman’s prediction won’t …

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Why we should still be concerned about the economy … in one GIF

Communications • July 8, 2014

In President Obama’s economy, “good” news is usually just an indication of bad news. On the one hand, the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent last month. Good news on the surface level. But on the other hand, June marked the 49th month in the last 50 that more jobseekers gave up looking for work than found a …

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Our Christmas in July Wishlist

Communications • July 8, 2014

Right now, Harry Reid is being a major Grinch – taking House-passed jobs bills and letting them pile up on his desk. Or hiding them away in his anti-Christmas cave. But in the spirit of Christmas in July, we’ve created a wish list of bills that would not only strengthen our economy, but create thousands of …

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Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR)

Communications • July 4, 2014

Delivering the Weekly Republican Address, Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR) reflects on the Declaration of Independence and our ongoing mission to ensure Americans have a voice in their government and their economy. Now in his second term, Rep. Womack delivers the address from Bentonville Square in the heart of downtown Bentonville – Arkansas’s historic business district. Womack …

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Rep. Huizenga: Reining in the President’s overreach

Communications • July 3, 2014

Checks and balances. The Separation of powers. These are concepts that most fifth graders could explain. These are also concepts that have been lost under President Obama. Since Republicans took over the House of Representatives in 2010, the President has sidestepped Congress at will, using his “pen and phone” to give more power to the executive …

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7 bad details hiding in June’s jobs report

Communications • July 3, 2014

The June 2014 unemployment report is out today, and while a lot of people are focusing on the big number – the smaller ones paint a more realistic picture of just how bad the economy still is. 1.  For the 49th time in 50 months, more people gave up on the job search than those who …

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Health Care > Health Care

Another day, another Obamacare disappointment

Communications • July 1, 2014

But we can’t say we’re surprised. Today the Department of Health and Human Services Offices of the Inspector General’s released their Obamacare verification report. The Inspector General’s offices were looking at the  2.9 million application inconsistencies caused from health care forms being filled out incorrectly.  They were given the arduous task of examining the application inconsistencies in …

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12 damaging facts you don’t know about the VA scandal

Communications • June 30, 2014

For generations, we’ve made a commitment to veterans –  those who bravely served to protect our way of life. That’s why the scandal at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs is an outrage to every American. We know our veterans deserve better because that’s what we promised them. Although President Obama asked for, and received, the resignation …

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In The News

Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential

August 1, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after introducing H.R. 5303, the 21st Century Classroom Innovation …

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McMorris Rodgers: Our Veterans Are the Priority

July 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) applauded the passage today of H.R. 3230, the Veterans’ Access to Care through Choice, …

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GOP Press Conference: Solutions to Empower

July 31, 2014

“Women have transformed America… We are working for them. We are listening to them. And we are championing them.” GOP Press Conference: Solutions to Empower July …

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Protecting the American People from Executive Overreach

July 31, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H. Res. 676, which provides …

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Cathy McMorris Rodgers: House Republicans Are Connecting Online Like Never Before

July 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) congratulates the winners of the 2014 House Republican Digital Challenge - Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) …

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