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5 Things to Know: Iran Nuclear Negotiations Hearing

Chairman Ed Royce • January 27, 2015

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing to look at the prospects of reaching a viable nuclear agreement with Iran; one that increases our national security.  Iran has been, and will continue to be, the Committee’s top priority.  You can find the expert testimony here. Here are 5 things you need to know: 1. Iran is …

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Time to Put an End to Sex Trafficking

Rep. Erik Paulsen • January 26, 2015

When you hear the words ‘sex trafficking’ or ‘human trafficking’, we often think that this is something that only takes place in some other country far away. The truth is traffickers are exploiting young girls for their own financial gain right here in our own communities. It’s happening in our cities, suburbs, and rural towns. …

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McMorris Rodgers: Holding the President Accountable

Communications • January 15, 2015

“My vote holds the President accountable by defunding his unlawful executive order – an action that blatantly disregarded the will of Congress and the American people.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement on the passage of H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act: …

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Points of View

Communications • January 15, 2015

It was a big week for House Republicans — through paper and television they discussed the future of cybersecurity, America’s trade agenda, job creation, and defunding the President’s Executive Order. Check out what they had to say below! House Committee of Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) “Mac Speaks With CNN About Terrorist Hack of Military“ CNN …

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3 Things to Know About the House Homeland Bill

Rep. Bob Goodlatte • January 14, 2015

President Obama has embarked on some of the biggest executive power grabs in American history by unilaterally rewriting our nation’s immigration laws. These actions ignore the will of the American people, who voted in November to change the way Washington operates, and flout the Constitution. If we don’t stop President Obama’s executive overreach on immigration, …

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Obama’s unilateral action on immigration

Communications • November 21, 2014

Just weeks after the midterm elections, in which the American people soundly rejected the President’s big-government policies, President Obama announced last night that he would act unilaterally on immigration. House Republicans implored the President to work with the new Congress to fix our broken immigration system. The President ignored those appeals. Here’s what Americans pundits wrote about …

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Pursuing a Bold and Firm Strategy in Iran

Communications • November 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after passage of H. Res. 754, Condemning the Government of Iran for its gross human rights violations, and the upcoming P5+1 deadline on Iran’s nuclear program. “Today, the House condemned the inhumane actions of the Iranian government — including …

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McMorris Rodgers: America Must Lead the Fight Against ISIL

Communications • September 17, 2014

“When it comes to the safety and security of Americans at home and abroad, Americans must lead.” Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) on the House floor prior to passage of Amendment #3 to H.J. Res. 124, which fulfills the President’s request to train and equip vetted Syrian forces against the terrorist group ISIL: …

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McMorris Rodgers: America Must Lead the Fight Against ISIL

Communications • September 17, 2014

“When it comes to the safety and security of Americans at home and abroad, Americans must lead.” Remarks by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) on the House floor prior to passage of Amendment #3 to H.J. Res. 124, which fulfills the President’s request to train and equip vetted Syrian forces against the terrorist group ISIL: …

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9/11: We will never forget

Rep. Tom Reed • September 11, 2014

Rep. Tom Reed represents New York’s 23rd Congressional District and serves on the House Ways and Means Committee. Below is an excerpt of an op-ed he wrote for Red Alert today. Every American, and especially every New Yorker, knows the world changed on September 11th, 2001. I hope you’ll pause, as I do each year on this …

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