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Policy Feature Issue: Unemployment and Young People – The Real Impact

Policy • September 25, 2013

As the economy continues to struggle, America’s young people are feeling the most immediate effects.  For those with and without college degrees between the age of 16 and 24, weak economic growth limits job prospects, wage security, and quality of life.  The President’s policies have done little to put the country on a path to …

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Policy Feature Issue: The Economy and Young People – The Real Impact

Policy • September 18, 2013

For the nearly 2 million young people who graduated college in 2013, the economic environment remains unfriendly.  College graduates continue to struggle finding work, let alone a job in a career that accurately reflects their educational experience.  Unemployment among youth remains above the national average.  While the number of college graduates continues to increase, the …

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Republican Leadership Press Conference

Communications • September 18, 2013

While the President continues this week to try to justify his failed policies, House Republicans remain committed to growing our economy and creating more jobs.

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House Republicans Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (VIDEO)

Communications • September 16, 2013

House Republicans celebrate the rich history, culture and contributions of Hispanics during this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Rep. Diane Black Delivers the Weekly Republican Address (VIDEO)

Communications • September 14, 2013

In this week’s address, Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) discusses legislation passed by the House in a bipartisan vote to protect taxpayers by preventing fraud and abuse in ObamaCare. Learn more about the No Subsidies Without Verification Act (H.R. 2775) and become a Citizen CoSponsor here.

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Rep. Diane Black to Deliver the Weekly Republican Address (PHOTO)

Communications • September 13, 2013

Speaker Boehner announced today that Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) will deliver the Weekly Republican Address tomorrow, Saturday, September 14. Here’s a behind the scenes look at Rep. Black delivering the address, in which she will discuss legislation the House passed this week to prevent fraud and abuse in the president’s health care law. You can learn …

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Policy Feature Issue: August Jobs Report

Policy • September 10, 2013

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its August monthly jobs report.  Though nonfarm payroll employment increased by 169,000 in August, the unemployment rate decreased only slightly to 7.3%.[1]  The August jobs report suggests that our country’s anemic economic recovery shows no signs of improving.  Although overall nonfarm employment grew during the month …

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New Normal?

Communications • September 9, 2013

The most recent jobs report shows lackluster job growth, a shrinking workforce, and long-term joblessness are hallmarks of the new normal in President Obama’s economy. Americans want a strong economy and a more secure future, and the House Republican plan lays the groundwork for one with new jobs and expanded opportunity.

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Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) Delivers the Weekly Republican Address

Communications • August 31, 2013

In this week’s address, Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA) discusses the struggles of American small business owners and the roadblocks they face from Washington. From President Obama’s unaffordable health care law to delaying construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, the policies stifling job creation must stop. House Republicans offer a plan to break down the roadblocks …

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Obama’s Rhetoric Has Not Been Kind to Galesburg

Communications • July 25, 2013

The Chicago Tribune came out with an article today entitled, “In Galesburg, Few Signs of a U.S. Recovery Taking Hold,” featuring the same town in which President Obama delivered one of his speeches yesterday.  And as the President continues to deliver the same prepared remarks – offering no new ideas – towns like Galesburg are …

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