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Poll numbers the President would like to forget about

Jared Powell • June 5, 2014

Americans believe President Obama has made America weaker, saying the administration is less competent than the previous two administrations. These findings are just the tip of the iceberg, according to national polls conducted by Fox News and CNN this week. Here are some excerpts from the Fox News findings: Fifty-five percent of voters think the Obama …

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Is the American Dream dead?

Communications • June 4, 2014

The authors of the Declaration of Independence wrote that “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” are inalienable rights – what we now call “the American Dream.” Throughout generations, the American Dream has evolved. Homesteaders leaving Eastern cities for life out West sought their own piece of land. World War II veterans of the 1950’s longed to …

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Security > Foreign Policy

Rep. Chris Smith: Why the Tiananmen Square Massacre cannot be forgotten

Jared Powell • June 4, 2014

Rep. Chris Smith represents the 4th district of New Jersey. He is a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and co-chair of the bipartisan U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China. The violent crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in China forever changed U.S.-China relations and dimmed the hope for democratic reform in China. The Chinese government continues to defend its actions of …

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House Republicans sound off on Obama’s new EPA regualtions

Communications • June 3, 2014

Last month I signed on to a bipartisan letter with 28 Texans in Congress to oppose POTUS’s new EPA regulations. — JudgeCarter (@JudgeCarter) June 3, 2014 With @GovTomblin @RepNickRahall @WestVirginiaAG today to push back on the EPA’s proposed coal rule. — Shelley Moore Capito (@RepShelley) June 2, 2014 Besides raising energy costs, the …

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For once, the President keeps his promise…

Communications • June 2, 2014

President Obama has unveiled his new environmental proposal, aimed at cutting carbon-dioxide emissions by as much as 30 percent. Yet despite the idealistic, environmental ideology, these regulations will cost thousands of jobs and increase energy costs across the Nation. This outrageous mandate is particularly detrimental to America’s coal industry. All plants are being forced to implement costly regulations and changes, …

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Health Care > Health Care

How’d Obamacare do in the news this week?

Jared Powell • May 30, 2014

Premiums for individual Ohioans who buy health coverage through the federally run insurance exchange will increase 13 percent in 2015 compared to this year, the Ohio Department of Insurance said this afternoon. Premiums would average $374.42 per month, compared to $332.58 per month for the same coverage last year, the department said in a prepared …

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We want to hear from our Veterans

Jared Powell • May 30, 2014

This morning, Veterans Affairs’ Secretary Eric Shinseki offered his resignation. Unfortunately, the issues at the VA won’t be fixed by simply removing one person at the top of a broken agency. American heroes are dying while they wait for medical attention. Others are waiting hundreds of days for their first primary care appointment. These are just some of the …

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President Obama accepts Sec. Shinseki’s resignation

Jared Powell • May 30, 2014

House Republicans react… Apologizing & resigning was the right thing for Sec. Shinseki to do, but we owe it to our #veterans to get to bottom of VA mismanagement. — Marsha Blackburn (@MarshaBlackburn) May 30, 2014 President Obama has accepted VA Sec. Shinseki’s resignation. GOOD. Now it’s time to fix the problems. #VA #veterans — …

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“Let’s leave our kids a better America”

Communications • May 29, 2014

“Let’s leave our kids a better America – one where everyone has the ability to succeed.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) Chair McMorris Rodgers Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Today I’d like to talk about the America where I grew up. It …

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Accountability > Veterans' Affairs

House Republicans sound off on the broken VA system

Communications • May 28, 2014

“Our veterans deserve better” -Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) “The White House says President Obama is “madder than hell” about the reports of negligence at the VA, a line he has repeated throughout his administration…  In fact, when the Obamacare website failed, Obama reacted immediately by pouring resources into it and recruiting top technology experts from around …

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