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Chair McMorris Rodgers for National Review: Upholding the Promise of America this Constitution Day

Communications • September 17, 2016

Today on Constitution Day, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) writes for National Review on upholding the promise of America.  McMorris Rodgers points to the Constitutional Authority plank of the House Republican Better Way agenda, which she released in a ceremony earlier this year with Speaker Paul Ryan and fellow House Republicans. Says …

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4 things you don’t want to miss from our Weekly Address: Constitution Day Edition

COMMUNICATIONS • September 17, 2016

Rep. Keith Rothfus (R-PA) joins us this week for the Republican Weekly Address to honor Constitution Day, and pay tribute to those who worked to create the biggest experiment in self-government the world has ever seen. Here are four big highlights from Rep. Rothfus’ address that you won’t want to miss: 1) “Today is Constitution …

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A Few Fun Facts As We Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Communications • September 16, 2016

Yesterday, we kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo, who shared a more personal side to his family’s story.  This month-long celebration recognizes the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to our country. We’ll be celebrating all month long!  As we do, here are a few fun facts about this important occasion: …

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Guest Blog Post: Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH)

COMMUNICATIONS • September 16, 2016

  A Better Way to Preserve the American Dream America’s longest standing tradition is under threat. Not apple pie, baseball, or barbecue. A tradition even older than that – the time honored tradition of leaving our next generation better off than we were. We now seem content with “good enough” for our children. Perhaps this …

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Honoring Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX) on POW/MIA Day

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-TX) • September 16, 2016

Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX)’s mom held her breath for nearly seven years as she prayed her son would come home safely. During the Vietnam War, Johnson was a prisoner, placed in solitary confinement and tortured for 42 months before being freed from the “Alcatraz” facility. As the mom of three young children, I cannot fathom …

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Carlos Curbelo: “We grew up with this profound appreciation for freedom”

COMMUNICATIONS • September 15, 2016

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we welcome Florida Congressman Carlos Curbelo into our House GOP Studio for the latest video in our Snapshot video series on GOP.gov. In an emotional recount of his family’s stories, Rep. Curbelo notes, “…we grew up with this profound appreciation for freedom. … This country, I will always be so grateful for …

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Every person in this country ought to have the chance at a better life

COMMUNICATIONS • September 14, 2016

All too often, we hear both sides of the aisle talk about what they’re against. But with our Better Way agenda, House Republicans are creating a positive disruption to that status quo, offering bold solutions — produced by the people and their representatives — to address the challenges we face. We’re rethinking the way things are …

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Rep. Hurd (R-TX): Winning the War on Terror on all fronts

Communications • September 12, 2016

To mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, House Republicans have been sharing their reflections on how that day changed everything. As we close out our 9/11 blog series, Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) shares in his column for Univision.com what it was like working for the CIA at the time of the attack. …

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Rep. Wenstrup (R-OH): 9/11 reminds us that we are all Americans

Rep. Brad Wenstrup • September 11, 2016

Fifteen years ago today I was seeing patients in our clinic in Blue Ash, Ohio, on what seemed like a regular Tuesday morning. Not long after my day had started, an assistant came back to my clinic area with bad news: a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. At …

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Chairman McCaul (R-TX): 15 years after 9/11, we’re forgetting vital lessons

Communications • September 11, 2016

Sunday marks 15 years since the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. House Republicans have been sharing their reflections on this anniversary, and encouraging you to keep the memory alive, lest we forget the historic moment our country and our world changed forever. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), Chairman of the …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Block Transfer of Gitmo Detainees

September 15, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5351, legislation introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-IN) …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Hold the VA Accountable

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act (H.R. …

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McMorris Rodgers Applauds Passage of Regulatory Integrity Act

September 14, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2016 (H.R. 5226). Introduced …

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McMorris Rodgers Votes to Halt Obamacare Tax Increases

September 13, 2016

House Republican Conference Chair (R-WA) released the following statement after the House passed the Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (H.R. …

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Via Recode: Chairman Royce and Chair McMorris Rodgers on the House-Passed Digital GAP Act

September 13, 2016

Today on Recode, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) talk about the bipartisan Digital Global …

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