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A Trip Down Memory Lane

Communications • 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 Illinois General Assembly in the same place he touted a message of “hope” and “change” in 2008. Sadly, the American people have seen that message of “hope” translate into a …

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Opportunities > Empowerment

Restoring Power Back to the People 

Communications • February 10, 2016

McMorris Rodgers: “We certainly hear the frustrations of Americans across this country. We know it’s because the citizens don’t feel their priorities are being reflected by a top-down, “government knows best” approach.” Republican Leadership Press Conference: February 10, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair …

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Welcome Home, Sam Johnson

COMMUNICATIONS • 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 Hilton.” He spent nearly seven years as a prisoner of war, having been tortured and placed in solitary confinement for 42 months. “Freedom isn’t free,” says Johnson. “It has a …

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TODAY’S SPECIAL: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act

Communications • 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), the sponsor of this bill that passed on the House floor moments ago, wrote an op-ed published on The Hill’s Congress Blog that explains what the bill is, what the bill …

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

Communications • 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: a battle against President Obama’s top-down government. The “most transparent administration in history” has anything but transparent, and several House Committee Chairmen — Reps. Lamar Smith (R-TX), Ed Royce (R-CA), Jeff Miller (R-FL), Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) …

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McMorris Rodgers on President Obama’s Last Budget

Communications • 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 Republicans are offering America a choice as we move forward in 2016.  In our positive vision for the future, every American feels secure in their lives and futures – because …

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Opportunities > Education | Student Success Act

Every Student. Every Opportunity.

Communications • July 9, 2015

The federal government has more control over elementary and secondary education than ever before, with top-down, government-knows-best rules, regulations, and policies.  They dictate how states and school districts gauge school performance, spend limited taxpayer dollars, and hire and fire teachers.  House Republicans passed a solution that puts the power back into the hands of parents and …

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21st Century Cures, 21st Century Solutions

Communications • July 8, 2015

“Ultimately our goal should not just be to provide life-long treatment but to find life-saving cures. 21st Century Cures offers the promise of real solutions.” Republican Leadership Press Conference July 8, 2015 Participants: Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers …

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The House Just Voted to Protect the Lives of the Unborn

Communications • May 13, 2015

The House just passed H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which protects unborn children at 20 weeks, with exceptions to save the life of the mother or in cases of rape or incest. This important legislation will protect the unborn, empower women, and save lives. House Republicans celebrated this historic day with press conferences, floor speeches, …

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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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Jobs > Opportunities > Accountability

This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • May 1, 2015

One of the most important constitutional duties of the House of Representatives is to allocate how federal agencies spend tax dollars — the process of “appropriations.” The House this week began this process at the earliest time in the calendar year since 1974. Watch what else happened in the House with these five videos: 1.  Rep. Trey Gowdy …

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Jobs > Security > Opportunities

Google Hangout: Budget Chairman Tom Price

Communications • March 17, 2015

Earlier today, House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price and Rep. Rob Woodall discussed ‘A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America‘ — the FY2016 House Budget. Watch below: For more info, visit 

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Opportunities > Empowerment > 10 Questions

10 Questions: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)

Communications • March 13, 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. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who represents the 5th Congressional District of Washington. Rep. McMorris Rodgers is in her second term as Chair of the House …

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Opportunities > Empowerment > Education

Congress in the Classroom

Communications • March 12, 2015

When in Washington, D.C., House Republicans have regularly used digital technology to connect with students of all ages back home.  Just two weeks ago, Rep. Rick Allen held a Google Hangout to answer questions from students at Emanuel County Institute in Twin City, GA. But nothing beats real-life Congress in the Classroom. This week, several House Republicans visited …

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