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Celebrating Service and Sacrifice

Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) • November 11, 2016

We are truly the land of the free because of the brave. On Veterans Day, we celebrate and thank all of the brave men and women who have answered the call to serve and were willing to sacrifice to protect this great nation. I’m proud to represent Fort Worth, Texas, which has such a rich …

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The Commitment to our Veterans Starts at Home

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) • November 11, 2016

As the daughter of a Korean War veteran, I grew up with a deep appreciation for our military men and women of all branches of our Nation’s Armed Services. As the mother of an active duty Army Captain, I have seen firsthand the sacrifice of those who selflessly protect and serve our country each and …

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Thank our Veterans by Advocating for Them

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) • November 11, 2016

This Veterans Day, our nation will come together once again to celebrate the men and women who have selflessly answered the call to protect our freedom and liberty by serving in our armed forces. For generations, the sacrifices that our veterans have made for our country have kept it a shining city on a hill …

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A Never-Ending Commitment to our Heroes

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) • November 10, 2016

On Veterans Day, we gather together to honor a debt that we can never fully repay – the sacrifice of our servicemen and women. At the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month, we remember the husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, sons and daughters, who accepted the call of duty and …

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Please Help Me Pass #CuresNOW

Max Schill • November 4, 2016

My name is Max and I am seven years old, soon to be eight. My fight for 21st Century Cures started when I was five. But I guess it started sooner than that, on the day I was born with a rare disease – a RASopathy called Noonan Syndrome. Noonan Syndrome is a genetic syndrome …

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A Better Way to Put Patients First

Rep. Michael Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) • November 2, 2016

Over the nearly three decades that I practiced medicine in North Texas, I witnessed, time and again, the frustration and disappointment of my patients and my colleagues  as overreaching federal government interfered with our daily work. I knew that Washington, D.C. didn’t understand my patients or my practice. Fast forward to today and a staggering …

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The ACA is a Disaster. We’re Offering a Better Way.

Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) • November 2, 2016

“Be careful what you wish for” could be directed towards those who pushed aggressively for the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Even though the failings of the law are now apparent, the administration continues to peddle untrue promises to the American public with false hopes such as: “If you like your doctor, you can …

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Obamacare is failing. Let’s try a Better Way.

Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-GA), Chairman, House Committee on the Budget • November 1, 2016

Last week, the Obama Administration announced that benchmark plans offered on the Obamacare exchanges would see, on average, a 25 percent increase in their premiums for 2017. That’s nearly four times greater than what the Congressional Budget Office had projected for next year. Rates will be going up even higher in many states across the …

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House GOP’s Better Way Features Health Care Solutions to Help Families Across the Country

Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) • October 31, 2016

In 2009, the American people were promised a new health care system: one that would give patients a one-stop shop to choose a plan that would be affordable. At the time, the president said, “You will have your choice of a number of plans that offer a few different packages, but every plan would offer …

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Helping People be ABLE to Work

Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA) • October 28, 2016

October marks National Disability Employment Awareness Month, which recognizes the importance of a workforce that is inclusive and accommodating for individuals who live with disabilities. Across the country, numerous organizations do terrific work that helps these Americans make meaningful and valuable contributions in the workplace. Take VisionCorps in Lancaster, Pa., which for more than 90 …

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