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A Historic Opportunity

Rep. Devin Nunes • May 22, 2015

Congress is currently debating trade promotion authority, whose passage is a vital step in approving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a landmark free-trade agreement between the United States and eleven other nations. Further down the road we will finish negotiations on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a free-trade agreement between the United States and …

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Never Count Them Out

Rep. Tom Marino • May 20, 2015

Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA) is co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth. As May is National Foster Care Month, Marino published the following op-ed this morning in Red Alert Politics. Today is Shadow Day for the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus. The day’s name is self-explanatory and so is the caucus. What is less obvious and less …

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Honoring Our Heroes Is Who We Are

Rep. Ryan Zinke • May 19, 2015

On September 11, 2012 America lost four patriots, and in the Navy SEALs we lost two brothers. The deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi was the first time the United States lost an Ambassador in the line of duty since 1979 and we are still searching for answers. Honoring U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, Foreign Service Officer …

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Honoring Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate

Rep. Steven Palazzo • May 15, 2015

This week, as our nation observes National Police Week, we recognize the bravery, fortitude, and sacrifice demonstrated by police officers nationwide. They put their lives on the line to defend our communities and our citizens against criminals and thugs. As many of you are aware, last Saturday, May 9, 2015 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, two police …

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Let’s Make This Police Week Count

Rep. Dave Reichert • May 11, 2015

This week is National Police Week – a week that centers around Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15th. This year, it is particularly important that we come together as a nation to remember the men and women who wear the badge. Recently, there have been tragic events in communities like Ferguson, MO and Baltimore, …

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Answering the Small Business SOS

Rep. Steve Chabot • May 8, 2015

This is National Small Business Week, a great time to consider the role small businesses play in communities across America and their invaluable place at the center of the American economy. With small businesses accounting for more than half of our GDP and comprising over 99 percent of America’s employers, it’s clear the future of …

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5 Things to Know About the USA Freedom Act

Rep. Bob Goodlatte • May 6, 2015

The House Judiciary Committee overwhelmingly approved by a vote of 25-2 the USA Freedom Act of 2015 (H.R. 2048), a bill to reform intelligence-gathering programs operated under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). This strong, bipartisan legislation builds upon last year’s version of the USA Freedom Act, containing significant surveillance reforms and reflecting core American …

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A Balanced Budget for a Stronger America

Rep. John Moolenaar • April 30, 2015

The 2016 federal budget resolution will set the guard rails for federal spending and is a step in the right direction for our country. For the first time in years, both chambers of Congress will adopt a resolution for a balanced budget. Families across my home state of Michigan tighten their belts when there is …

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The Next Big Thing in Big Government: EPA’s Proposed Water Grab

Rep. Paul Gosar • April 29, 2015

From the administration that brought you Obamacare, Fast and Furious, the IRS scandal, the VA scandal, Executive Amnesty, Solyndra and the roll-out comes President Obama’s next big government overreach to control how YOU live your life. Introducing the EPA’s Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule: In March of last year, under the direction of …

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Republicans are Protecting the Middle Class

Rep. Kevin Brady • April 16, 2015

H.R. 622, The State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act, which makes the state and local sales tax deduction permanent, will bring much-needed tax fairness and certainty for hardworking taxpayers in states without a state income tax. It will put more of the hard-earned money back into the pockets of people in states like …

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