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This Week in 5 Videos

Communications • May 1, 2015

One of the most important constitutional duties of the House of Representatives is to allocate how federal agencies spend tax dollars — the process of “appropriations.” The House this week began this process at the earliest time in the calendar year since 1974. Watch what else happened in the House with these five videos: 1.  Rep. Trey Gowdy …

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Oh Snap!

Communications • May 1, 2015

House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers has added a new tool to the House GOP digital repertoire: we’re now on Snapchat. Get an inside look at the inner workings of the House of Representatives by following along at username “housegop.” OR snap a picture of the image above to add us as a contact. Take …

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10 Questions: Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN)

Communications • May 1, 2015

America’s New Congress is filled with hundreds of Members and thousands of stories. Each week, GOP.gov will introduce you to a new House Republican with “10 Questions.” This week’s Featured Member is Rep. Tom Emmer, who represents the 6th Congressional District of Minnesota. Rep. Emmer was sworn into office on January 6, 2015, and he serves on …

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A Big GDP Disappointment

Communications • April 30, 2015

The first quarter of the year wrapped up March 31, and the final information on how America’s economy performed was released this week. Economists are calling it a “big disappointment.” U.S. Gross Domestic Product, one of the best ways to gauge economic performance, only grew 0.2% from January 1 to March 31. Compared with 2.2% growth last quarter, …

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Yet Another #Win

Communications • April 30, 2015

Last week, the House celebrated Earth Day early, passing S. 535, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015. This bill is a market-driven solution that encourages energy efficiency in appliances and commercial buildings, instead of punishing those who aren’t able to comply with unrealistic standards. This afternoon, President Obama signed S. 535 into law, a practice he’s become accustomed to …

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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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Points of View

Communications • April 30, 2015

House Republicans recognize there are very real threats around the world – and this week, House Republicans addressed solutions that will help keep American families safe and secure. Making cybersecurity a priority helps us play defense, while increased trade creates stronger international bonds and opportunities at home. Read and watch below for this week’s Points …

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“Toward an Alliance of Hope”: 7 Quotes from PM Abe’s Address

Communications • April 29, 2015

This morning in the House Chamber, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe became the first Japanese leader to address a joint meeting of Congress. The 45 minute speech was titled “Toward an Alliance of Hope.” Here are 7 important quotes from Abe’s address: 1. “It is because of our strong belief in democratic principles and ideas that Japan associates …

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McMorris Rodgers: Opening Doors of Opportunity

Communications • April 29, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference April 29, 2015 “The budget we’ll pass this week – and the appropriations bills that will fund our Military and empower our veterans – are examples of how Congress is working together to get things done for the American people.” Participants: Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) …

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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 Healthcare.gov 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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McMorris Rodgers: Cybersecurity Solutions that Protect and Empower

April 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber …

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Israel independence

McMorris Rodgers: Happy Independence Day to Our Closest Friend and Ally

April 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today to mark Israel’s 67th Independence Day: “Today Israel marks …

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Estate Tax

McMorris Rodgers: Empowering Middle Class Families to Succeed

April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 622, the State and Local …

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#IRSabuse

McMorris Rodgers: Demanding Honesty and Fairness at the IRS

April 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed nine bills that will address …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making the American Dream A Reality for Everyone

April 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed two bills to reduce the …

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