Republican Weekly Address – Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)

Communications • January 31, 2015

This week, Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS), Vice Chair of the House Republican Conference, delivers the Weekly Republican Address. Jenkins discusses common-sense solutions to lower costs and expand opportunity for middle-class families, including a plan she introduced this week to protect college savings.

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Super Bowl Sunday? Bets Are On.

Communications • January 30, 2015

This weekend, the Seattle Seahawks face the New England Patriots in the biggest football game of the year. And this weekend, House Members representing the state of Washington and Massachusetts are putting their states’ stake on the line — in a classic Super Bowl bet. From the Washington delegation:  Suzan DelBene (WA-01): Chateau St. Michelle wine Rick …

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Points Of View

Communications • January 28, 2015

What was in the news this week? Tax reform, creating economic opportunity, and supporting a stronger infrastructure. And no week would be complete without a new round of Obamacare failures. Scroll below for member TV hits and op-ed quotes. Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) “Noem Discusses Tax, Trade, Saving For College And More” Fox Business News “Opening Bell” “We really …

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House Republicans Set Right Priorities, Fair System for Legal Immigration

Rep. Aaron Schock • January 28, 2015

Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) represents Illinois’ 18th Congressional District. Today he released the following op-ed, also published in Red Alert Politics. The President and the U.S. Congress agree: our immigration system is broken. What we don’t agree on is the best way to fix it. There are currently 4.4 million people ready to enter the United …

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Middle-Class Reality – Not Rhetoric

Communications • January 27, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference “That’s why we’re advancing bottom-up economic policies that empower middle-class Americans. Not with tax hikes – but with tax reform. Not with more regulations – but with more jobs. And not with bigger government – but with bigger wages.” Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve …

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Security > Foreign Policy

5 Things to Know: Iran Nuclear Negotiations Hearing

Chairman Ed Royce • January 27, 2015

Today, the House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing to look at the prospects of reaching a viable nuclear agreement with Iran; one that increases our national security.  Iran has been, and will continue to be, the Committee’s top priority.  You can find the expert testimony here. Here are 5 things you need to know: 1. Iran is …

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In the Way of Progress

Rep. Bill Johnson • January 27, 2015

Thanks to the oil and natural gas development occurring beneath our feet across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio – and throughout the United States – America finds itself on the precipice of an energy renaissance.  In fact, the United States is now the world’s largest producer of natural gas, and some experts estimate that Ohio may …

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Time to Put an End to Sex Trafficking

Rep. Erik Paulsen • January 26, 2015

When you hear the words ‘sex trafficking’ or ‘human trafficking’, we often think that this is something that only takes place in some other country far away. The truth is traffickers are exploiting young girls for their own financial gain right here in our own communities. It’s happening in our cities, suburbs, and rural towns. …

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6 on 60: 6 Quotes from Speaker Boehner + Leader McConnell on ‘60 Minutes’

Communications • January 26, 2015

Yesterday Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down with Scott Pelley on CBS’ 60 Minutes. It was their first joint interview of America’s New Congress — their first interview since huge Republican gains in November. Here are 6 notable quotes from the 13+ minute interview: On his thoughts on …

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10 Questions: Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI)

Communications • January 23, 2015

America’s New Congress is filled with hundreds of Members and thousands of stories. Each week, will introduce you to a new House Republican with “10 Questions.” This week’s Featured Member is Rep. Fred Upton, who represents Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. Upton has served as Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee since 2011. Prior …

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In The News

McMorris Rodgers: Fighting For a Future That Empowers You, Not Washington

January 22, 2015

“We believe in an open, organic, bottom-up vision for the future. A future that empowers you – not Washington – with more jobs, better wages, …

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McMorris Rodgers: Making 21st Century Solutions a Priority

January 22, 2015

“This bill epitomizes the solutions we will continue to pass – solutions that will lower every-day costs, create jobs, and strengthen our economy. It’s time …

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McMorris Rodgers: Standing Up for Life

January 22, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer …

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Rep. Curbelo to Deliver Republican Spanish-Language Address

January 15, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that U.S. Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-FL) will deliver the Spanish-Language Republican Address to the Nation …

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McMorris Rodgers: Cutting Burdensome Regulation and Watering the Roots of Economic Growth

January 15, 2015

“While many of these regulations were intended for Wall Street, their victim has become Main Street.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris …

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