McMorris Rodgers: Because We’ve Listened To You

Communications • May 13, 2015

“82% of the American people said they wanted Congress to work together to achieve what is best for the country. And in the last five months, that is exactly what we have done. And you know what – we’ve done it because we have listened to you.” Republican Leadership Press Conference May 13, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) …

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Capable of Pain

Rep. Trent Franks • May 13, 2015

Medical evidence available to us today is extensive and irrefutable; unborn children have the capacity to experience pain, at least by the beginning of the 6th month of pregnancy and very likely, substantially earlier. H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act would protect unborn children who can feel pain from inhumane, tortuous late-term abortions from the …

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VIDEO: Agile. Efficient. Ready. Lethal.

Communications • May 12, 2015

Today Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) of the House Armed Services Committee released a video to highlight the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016. The legislation, which the House will consider this week, meets the obligation of Congress to “provide for the common defense.” Here are some highlights from the FY2016 NDAA: AGILE — A series of reforms designed …

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Let’s Make This Police Week Count

Rep. Dave Reichert • May 11, 2015

This week is National Police Week – a week that centers around Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15th. This year, it is particularly important that we come together as a nation to remember the men and women who wear the badge. Recently, there have been tragic events in communities like Ferguson, MO and Baltimore, …

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Answering the Small Business SOS

Rep. Steve Chabot • May 8, 2015

This is National Small Business Week, a great time to consider the role small businesses play in communities across America and their invaluable place at the center of the American economy. With small businesses accounting for more than half of our GDP and comprising over 99 percent of America’s employers, it’s clear the future of …

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10 Questions: Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA)

Communications • May 8, 2015

America’s New Congress is filled with hundreds of Members and thousands of stories. Each week, will introduce you to a new House Republican with “10 Questions.” This week’s Featured Member is Rep. Mimi Walters, who represents the 45th Congressional District of California. Rep. Walters was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and she serves on …

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Today is a Day of Prayer

Communications • May 7, 2015

Today is the 64th National Day of Prayer. For many of our Members, this was an opportunity to celebrate an important source of strength and spirit. Take a look below at what House Republicans did to honor this integral day for our nation. Good morning from California's Central Valley! I'm @repjeffdenham taking over from my district …

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Points of View

Communications • May 7, 2015

House Republicans understand that a successful foreign policy requires a multi-faceted approach. This week, House Republicans took to paper pages and airwaves to talk about common-sense solutions to increase our trade exports, hold our President accountable in a nuclear agreement with Iran, and secure terrorist threats at home. And to reflect on the joy that Mother’s …

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“You Have Made Me a Better Legislator”

Communications • May 7, 2015

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is Chair of the House Republican Conference and represents the 5th Congressional District of Washington. She is married to Brian Rodgers, and they have three children: Cole (8), Grace (4), and Brynn (1). She wrote the following letter as part of TIME’s Letters from Mom series: To Cole, Grace and Brynn A few minutes before I …

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5 Things to Know About the USA Freedom Act

Rep. Bob Goodlatte • May 6, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved by a vote of 25-2 the USA Freedom Act of 2015 (H.R. 2048), a bill to reform intelligence-gathering programs operated under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). This strong, bipartisan legislation builds upon last year’s version of the USA Freedom Act, containing significant surveillance reforms and reflecting core American …

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McMorris Rodgers Joins Esperanza to Empower Hispanic-Americans

June 29, 2015

Washington, D.C. – This month Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) met with community faith leaders from the group Esperanza to discuss the importance of religious …

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McMorris Rodgers: We Will Not Waver In Our Fight to Put Patients First

June 25, 2015

“We will not waver in our effort to empower people – not government – with more choices, greater flexibility, and better health care coverage. “ …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Protect Americans from EPA Overreach

June 24, 2015

“With a several billion-dollar price tag attached, states should not be automatically forced to comply with the regulatory whims of unelected bureaucrats.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – …

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McMorris Rodgers: TPA Keeps Trade Negotiations Transparent

June 19, 2015

“I voted to assert Congress’s authority when negotiating America’s trade agreements and to ensure that your representatives have a seat at the table.” WASHINGTON, D.C. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Helping Health Care Innovation Thrive

June 19, 2015

“This repeal will empower American entrepreneurs to pursue 21st century health care solutions that will change lives around the world.” WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Rep. …

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