#WeThePeople in the Balcony: Colonel Peter Mansoor

Communications • January 12, 2016

Congressman Steve Stivers’ (R-OH) guest for State of the Union is Peter Mansoor, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.).  He is the General Raymond E. Mason Jr. Chair of Military History at the Ohio State University.  He assumed this position in September 2008 after a 26-year career in the U.S. Army that culminated in his service in Iraq …

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#WeThePeople in the Balcony: Jeff Edelman

Communications • January 12, 2016

Jeff Edelman is Congressman Mike Coffman’s (R-CO) State of the Union guest.  Mr. Edelman’s son, Ethan, tragically committed suicide last year on Veterans’ Day. Ethan served honorably for three years in the United States Army, including a combat tour in Afghanistan as a first class Infantryman.  He suffered from PTSD and, like many vets, he …

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Rep. Marsha Blackburn Highlights President Obama’s Top 10 Pinocchios

Communications • January 12, 2016

Ahead of President Obama’s #LASTSOTU, Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) looks back at the Top Ten Pinocchios of the Obama Presidency.

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Tonight is the People’s Night

Communications • January 12, 2016

McMorris Rodgers: “In the People’s House, we’re building an agenda for the people – produced by the people’s representatives.” Click to Play Republican Leadership Press Conference: January 12, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) …

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Announcing #SNAPoftheUnion

Communications • January 11, 2016

Ohhhhhh snap! It’s almost time for the State of the Union! As part of our efforts tomorrow night, House Republicans will give you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at President Obama’s final State of the Union address. How? Via Snapchat, of course. To follow our account, simply take a picture of the image below while logged into …

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Empty Words Aren’t Going To Cut It In 2016

Communications • January 10, 2016

In 2016, Americans have a choice between two different futures. One is a future that is driven by President Obama’s legacy of status quo, top-down policies. The other is one that is driven by House Republicans’ plan to empower people and open America up to new futures with bold ideas and solutions that are driven …

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10 Cosas Que (Probablemente) No Sabias Sobre Mario Diaz-Balart

Communications • January 10, 2016

En tan solo dos días, el Congresista Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) dará el discurso republicano, en español, en reacción a la rendición de cuentas del Presidente. Lo que la mayoría de la gente sabe acerca de Congresista Diaz-Balart es que un representante por el estado de la Florida y ha servido en esta posición por 7 periodos o …

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10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL)

Communications • January 10, 2016

In just two days, Representative Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will deliver the Spanish-Language Republican Address to the Nation following the president’s final State of the Union address. What most people know about Rep. Diaz-Balart is that he’s a seven-term Congressman from Florida. Speaker Ryan considers him a “tremendous ambassador” for conservative principles.  And he shares House …

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At American Enterprise Institute, Chairman Royce Discusses the Need for American Leadership

Communications • January 8, 2016

Chairman Royce: “We’ve had seven years now of policies that, frankly, have been focused on befriending our enemies and distancing ourselves from our allies, ignoring our allies…  And that’s important because it means people no longer necessarily take our counsel.” Just days before President Obama’s final State of the Union Address, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman …

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Excerpts from Chairman Chaffetz’s Discussion at Brookings Institution on the “State of Oversight and Government Reform”

Communications • January 7, 2016

Ahead of President Obama’s final State of the Union address, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, today appeared at the Brookings Institution to deliver an update on the “State of Oversight and Government Reform.” Below are several excerpts from Chairman Chaffetz’s discussion this morning: On Information Technology …

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McMorris Rodgers on President Obama’s Last Budget

February 9, 2016

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released the following statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget proposal. “House …

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Welcome Home, Sam Johnson

February 12, 2016

On this day in 1973, Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) was freed during Operation Homecoming from “Alcatraz”, a facility in North Vietnam near the infamous “Hanoi …

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TODAY’S SPECIAL: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act

February 12, 2016

What’s on the menu in the People’s House today?  The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act — here’s  the full scoop: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), …

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

February 11, 2016

Yesterday, President Obama took a trip down memory lane to the place where it all began in Springfield, Illinois. He gave an address to the …

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ICYMI: In USA Today, Republican Chairmen Blast Obama’s Legacy of Secrecy

February 10, 2016

As the Supreme Court moved to block the administration’s efforts to wage war on coal, just across the street the House Republicans are fighting another battle: …

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