Security

Time to Put an End to Sex Trafficking

Rep. Erik Paulsen • January 26, 2015

When you hear the words ‘sex trafficking’ or ‘human trafficking’, we often think that this is something that only takes place in some other country far away. The truth is traffickers are exploiting young girls for their own financial gain right here in our own communities. It’s happening in our cities, suburbs, and rural towns. …

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6 on 60: 6 Quotes from Speaker Boehner + Leader McConnell on ‘60 Minutes’

Communications • January 26, 2015

Yesterday Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with Scott Pelley on CBS’ 60 Minutes. It was their first joint interview of America’s New Congress — their first interview since huge Republican gains in November. Here are 6 notable quotes from the 13+ minute interview: On his thoughts on …

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10 Questions: Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI)

Communications • January 23, 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. Fred Upton, who represents Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. Upton has served as Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee since 2011. Prior …

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Points of View

Communications • January 22, 2015

In this week’s media roundup, Members responded to the State of the Union with solutions — solutions for strengthening our energy sector, solutions for real educational opportunities, and solutions on tax reform. Check out what they had to say — in person and in print. House Committee Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) “Chairman McCaul Discusses …

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7 SOTU Fact Checks

Communications • January 21, 2015

Last night as the nation tuned in to hear President Obama’s 6th State of the Union Address, we couldn’t help but notice many of his claims don’t match the facts. Below are 7 of the President’s contradicted quotes. 1. “The shadow of crisis has passed, and the State of the Union is strong.” The SOTU isn’t …

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America’s New Congress: Ready to Change the Story

Communications • January 21, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference “We agree with the President: middle-class families are struggling right now. And that’s exactly why they need to be empowered. They need to be empowered with lower taxes, fewer costs, and a simpler, fairer tax code. “ Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference …

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#SOTU Republican Address

Communications • January 20, 2015

Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET, President Obama will deliver the 93rd State of the Union Address. Follow along with the action at GOP.gov/SOTU. Find your Representative on Facebook and Twitter for live updates directly from them! Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will be delivering the Republican Address following State of the Union: Americans voted for change, and …

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College Affordability: Free Tuition Misses the Mark

Rep. Luke Messer • January 16, 2015

Policymaking is problem solving.  Our principles and priorities come together to find solutions that make life better for all Americans. Truthfully, our nation’s higher education system is in need of some real problem solving. Skyrocketing costs are pricing lower and middle-income Americans out of the market.  And, many who graduate do so with insurmountable debt.  …

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10 Questions: Rep. Doug Collins

Communications • January 16, 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. Doug Collins, who represents Georgia’s 9th Congressional District in the state’s Northeast. He was born and raised there. In Congress, Rep. Collins serves …

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Points of View

Communications • January 15, 2015

It was a big week for House Republicans — through paper and television they discussed the future of cybersecurity, America’s trade agenda, job creation, and defunding the President’s Executive Order. Check out what they had to say below! House Committee of Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) “Mac Speaks With CNN About Terrorist Hack of Military“ CNN …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making Equal Opportunities in Education a Reality

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed the bipartisan H.R. 529 to …

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McMorris Rodgers: Investing in America’s Future Leaders

February 25, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 1020, the STEM Education …

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McMorris Rodgers: The President Has Said ‘No’ to the American People

February 24, 2015

“American families have asked for solutions – and while we found a ‘yes,’ the President has just said ‘no.” WASHINGTON D.C. – House Republican Conference …

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McMorris Rodgers: It’s Time to Move Forward – Not Backward – On Immigration

February 17, 2015

“Today’s ruling is further evidence that President Obama’s unilateral overreach on immigration was not within his authority. The House has a solution that will fully …

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McMorris Rodgers: Growing America’s Economy, Not Washington D.C.’s

February 13, 2015

“As part of America’s Opportunity Economy, this legislation gives small businesses the certainty they need to expand, plan for the future, and help make their …

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