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Op-Ed of the Week: Keystone and Frank Underwood… err… Obama

Communications • April 30, 2014

This week, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) makes comparisons between the fictional political games in Netflix’s “House of Cards,” and the real political games of President Obama’s Keystone Pipeline XL decision which is slowing economic growth and stalling job creation. Is Keystone XL President Obama’s ‘House of Cards’? By Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), Red Alert Politics …

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VINE: Where are the jobs?

Communications • April 30, 2014

Senator Reid needs to brush the dirt off his shoulders, and open the door to the #StacksOfBills House Republicans have sent his way.

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Health Care > 10 Questions | Health Care

10 unanswered questions about Obamacare

Policy • April 30, 2014

Since Obamacare’s March 31, 2014 deadline, the Administration has gone on a victory tour to tout the law and HealthCare.gov’s eight million so-called “new” enrollees.  But, are there really eight million new enrollees? Of the 8 million, who has paid their premiums? Were they uninsured prior to obtaining insurance? Or, was their insurance previously cancelled? …

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#StacksOfBills

Communications • April 30, 2014

The U.S. economy has come to a standstill. GDP growth slowed to 0.1% in the first quarter, one of the weakest growth rates in months. Despite the rhetoric about recovery, middle-class Americans are struggling. They are adjusting to an unfortunate “new normal,” filled with unemployment, underemployment, higher energy and health care costs, and less take home pay. …

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Prayers for the Heartland

Communications • April 29, 2014

The past three days, Americans have watched tornadoes slice through the heartland of our country. Lives have been tragically lost; homes and businesses have been ripped from the ground. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee as they recover and prevail. Kansas House Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins …

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#4Jobs

Jared Powell • April 29, 2014

“We come back from our districts committed to focusing on those policies that are going to create more opportunities, more jobs, more take home pay, and the opportunity for a better life.”   Republican Leadership Press Conference April 29, 2014 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) …

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Featured Member of the Week: Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD)

Jared Powell • April 28, 2014

This week’s Featured Member comes from the Mount Rushmore State. Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) was born and raised in rural Hamlin County in northeastern South Dakota. She and her husband Bryon have three children: Kassidy, Kennedy, and Booker. Noem  served for four years in the South Dakota House of Representatives and was elected Assistant Majority Leader for …

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Opportunities > Empowerment > Education | Opportunity | Young People

An America that works at home for More Opportunity

Communications • April 25, 2014

The future of America relies on the opportunities available for our children. Quality K-12 education and higher-education should be available for all citizens, regardless of economic status or zip code. This week House Republicans witnessed the opportunity education provides to build a better future around the country. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (WV-02) listens as Ben Franklin Career …

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Jobs > Security > Budget | Energy | Jobs and the Economy | Opportunity

Obama’s Keystone XL decision: another delay for American jobs

Communications • April 25, 2014

American support for the Keystone XL pipeline has reached a new high.  Sixty-one percent (61%) support building the major oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. The project would create more than 42,000 direct and indirect jobs nationwide, and would reduce American dependency on foreign oil by hundreds of thousands of barrels. President Obama has again delayed …

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An America that works at home: Health Care

Communications • April 24, 2014

A strong America is a healthy America. This week, House Republicans met with Americans across the country who are being harmed the most Obamacare. We remain dedicated to health care reforms that lowers costs, provides greater access, and ensures high-quality care. Rep. Larry Buschon (IN-08) sits with one of cancer’s youngest victims while on his …

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