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#ObamaSaysNo

Communications • February 26, 2015

During his first six years in office, President Obama vetoed a total of two bills that  reached his desk. But his veto today of the job-creating Keystone XL Pipeline project is a discouraging sign that things are about to change. By saying no to Keystone, the New York Times reports, “Mr. Obama will be opening the …

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Accountability > The Constitution | Valentine's Day

Dear Constitution: A Love Poem

Communications • February 14, 2015

Love is in the air, right? And we can’t help but think about the things we love the most. From our families, the people and places we represent, and the wonderful country we are honored to serve — we have a lot of Valentines. This year, we’re sending our love to a document we hold …

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Accountability > Budget | Jobs and the Economy | Opportunity

Points of View

Communications • February 4, 2015

This week, we’re talking budget, budget, budget — the President’s proposals and House Republican plans to grow an Opportunity Economy. Members also addressed issues close to their heart, like police-community relations and their experience in the 114th Congress thus far. Watch and read below! House Committee on the Budget Chairman Tom Price (R-GA) “Price Discusses …

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Accountability > Accountability | Budget

What You Need To Know About President Obama’s Budget

Communications • February 3, 2015

This week, the President unveiled his $4 trillion budget for Fiscal Year 2016. But President Obama’s budget is much more than just a laundry list of policy priorities: it articulates his vision for expanding the size and scope of the federal government. Just before he sent his budget to Congress, the President touted it as “practical, …

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Points of View

Communications • January 22, 2015

In this week’s media roundup, Members responded to the State of the Union with solutions — solutions for strengthening our energy sector, solutions for real educational opportunities, and solutions on tax reform. Check out what they had to say — in person and in print. House Committee Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) “Chairman McCaul Discusses …

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Accountability > Budget

Five Priorities Funded

Communications • December 12, 2014

To understand someone’s priorities, you can take a look at their receipts. And the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill is a pretty good indicator of the American people’s priorities. The bill focuses on protecting jobs, cutting wasteful spending, and stabilizing national security. Most importantly, the FY 2015 bill slashes unnecessary spending – reducing overall …

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Accountability > Accountability | Obamacare | Oversight

McMorris Rodgers: Americans Deserve an Explanation

Communications • December 9, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform held a hearing to examine the lack of transparency in the President’s health care law. The hearing included testimony from Dr. Jonathan Gruber, an economist who has been recognized as one …

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Accountability > Health Care > Accountability | Gruber | Health Care | Oversight

Examining Obamacare Transparency Failures

Communications • December 9, 2014

Right now, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is holding a hearing: “Examining ObamaCare Transparency Failures.” One of the key witnesses is Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor who said famously that two keys to passing Obamacare were a “lack of transparency” and “the stupidity of the American voter.” Here’s a roundup of reactions from …

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Health Care > Accountability > Accountability | Gruber | Health Care | Oversight

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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Accountability > Immigration

McMorris Rodgers: The President Must Be Held Accountable

Communications • December 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 5759, the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act: “Today the House acted to hold the President accountable for his unilateral executive overreach on immigration. This bill is a pivotal step toward ensuring that the Administration …

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