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New Year, New Congress

Communications • January 7, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference January 7, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip-elect Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) Rep. Todd Young (R-IN) Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Today …

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McMorris Rodgers: Hiring More Heroes – A Sign Of What’s To Come

Communications • January 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 22 the Hire More Heroes Act, which will make it easier for veterans to find good-paying, high-quality jobs by exempting those covered by VA or TRICARE from Obamacare’s employer mandate. “Our nation’s heroes have …

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Weekly GOP Address: Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)

Communications • January 3, 2015

This week, Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL) delivers the first Weekly Republican Address of 2015. Speaking from Springfield, the capital of Illinois, Rep. Davis discusses America’s New Congress and its focus on jobs and opportunity. He also discusses his bipartisan legislation to help small businesses hire more of America’s veterans. Transcript Happy New Year, everyone.  I’m Congressman …

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2014: Looking Back

Communications • December 31, 2014

It’s been an exciting year for House Republicans. Advancing hundreds of pro-growth, commonsense bills  — passing 742 — and pursuing solutions that will put Americans back to work while lowering costs at home have kept us quite busy. But our work is far from over (in fact, we’re just getting started), but as we prepare to ring …

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Our Christmas Wishlist

Communications • December 23, 2014

We can’t help but get excited about the holiday season — so we’re making our list and checking it twice. Our wishlist is filled with solutions the American people have been asking for — solutions that will create jobs, strengthen our economy, ease the squeeze on every day items, and cut federal red tape. Here’s …

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Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA)

Communications • December 20, 2014

This week, Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) delivers the Republican Address. In his message, Rep. Kelly focuses on the importance of developing all forms of American energy for the sake of spurring job creation and robust economic growth. Transcript Good morning, I’m Mike Kelly, and I have the tremendous privilege of representing Pennsylvania’s Third Congressional District. …

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It’s been a long year

Communications • December 19, 2014

Life hasn’t been easy for a lot of Americans this year. The New York Times, Kaiser Family Foundation, and CBS News recently polled thousands of Americans who are unemployed. But instead of focusing only on those who meet the government’s official definition of unemployment, this survey looks at all adults who are not working — regardless of desire …

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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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Shop Small Business Saturday

Communications • November 28, 2014

Right now Americans all over the country are waiting in lines at Best Buy and Target for the infamous “Black Friday.” But another big shopping event of the year is tomorrow — Small Business Saturday. Every year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday encourages Americans across the country to visit local businesses and “shop small.” And …

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Creating Jobs and Reviving American Manufacturing

Communications • November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 4795, the Promoting New Manufacturing Act, sponsored by Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA). “As we advance jobs-focused solutions and embrace an all-of-the-above energy strategy, we will continue to help hardworking Americans reach new heights. By …

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