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The Obamacare Deception – Were Democrats Complicit?

Rep. Mark Meadows • December 8, 2014

On Tuesday, two of the most influential players in the construction and implementation of Obamacare, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Marilyn Tavenner and Obamacare architect and MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber, will testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the lack of transparency associated with the President’s healthcare law. By …

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Weekly Republican Address: The ABLE Act

Communications • December 6, 2014

Days after the House passed landmark legislation to help individuals with disabilities, three of its champions in the House teamed up to deliver this week’s Republican Address. Listen to the personal stories of House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-TX) as well as Rep. Ander Crenshaw …

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America’s Economy? Falling Out of First.

Communications • December 5, 2014

For the first time since Ulysses S. Grant was president (1877) the United States is not ranked as the largest economy in the world. China now takes the number one spot, putting the United States in an unsavory second place. These rankings are based on the International Monetary Fund’s yearly report on the purchasing power …

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ABLE Act: What they are saying

Communications • December 4, 2014

Yesterday the American people saw a preview of what to expect from the next Congress – America’s New Congress. The House passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act by an overwhelming margin of 404-17. The bill, which listed 85 percent of House Members as co-sponsors, would establish tax-exempt savings accounts for individuals with disabilities.  This may be perceived as …

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A Solution to Empower All Americans – No Matter the Challenges They Face

Communications • December 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 647, the bipartisan Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows individuals with disabilities to save for their futures through the creation of tax-free savings accounts. “Tonight the House spoke for millions of …

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Not-Affordable-at-all-Act

Communications • December 3, 2014

President Obama promised a lot of things when he entered the Oval Office six years ago. At the top of his list? Affordable health care. However, under the complicated, one-size-fits-all Affordable Care Act, health care costs have risen — and are going, going, going up. One in three insured Americans have put off getting medical treatment because of …

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Now is the time to act on ABLE

Congressman Ander Crenshaw • December 3, 2014

No other piece of legislation on Capitol Hill has earned as much bipartisan and bicameral support as the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE Act H.R. 647/S. 313). Now, the House is on the cusp of moving this landmark legislation across the finish line. And millions of Americans with disabilities are closer than ever …

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Obamacare’s having a tough day

Communications • December 3, 2014

It’s only 11:00 AM on Wednesday, but here’s what they’ve already written about Obamacare today: The Hill | Harkin: Democrats shouldn’t have settled for ObamaCare He wonders in hindsight whether the law was made overly complicated to satisfy the political concerns of a few Democratic centrists who have since left Congress. “We had the power to do …

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Locally-grown solutions

Rep. Randy Hultgren • December 2, 2014

Rep. Randy Hultgren represents Illinois’ 14th Congressional District in the House of Representatives. He wrote the following letter, which was published today in the Kane County Chronicle. We just passed Nov. 15 – the start of the next open enrollment period for health insurance. But even with the advent of the Affordable Care Act – also known …

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Only 29% of Americans happy with economy

Communications • December 2, 2014

It was June of 2010. America’s economy had bottomed out after experiencing its worst economic collapse since the Great Depression. The White House kicked off its “Recovery Summer,” an effort to show Americans that the Administration’s trillion-dollar stimulus package would indeed deliver the millions of jobs it promised. Today (4 years, 5 months, and 15 days later), Americans’ …

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McMorris Rodgers: Fighting For a Future That Empowers You, Not Washington

January 22, 2015

“We believe in an open, organic, bottom-up vision for the future. A future that empowers you – not Washington – with more jobs, better wages, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making 21st Century Solutions a Priority

January 22, 2015

“This bill epitomizes the solutions we will continue to pass – solutions that will lower every-day costs, create jobs, and strengthen our economy. It’s time …

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McMorris Rodgers: Standing Up for Life

January 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer …

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Rep. Curbelo to Deliver Republican Spanish-Language Address

January 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) will deliver the Spanish-Language Republican Address to the Nation …

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McMorris Rodgers: Cutting Burdensome Regulation and Watering the Roots of Economic Growth

January 15, 2015

“While many of these regulations were intended for Wall Street, their victim has become Main Street.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris …

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