Weekly Republican Address: Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX)

Communications • May 23, 2015

Delivering the Weekly Republican Address is Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Ahead of Memorial Day, Chairman Thornberry calls on President Obama to honor our troops by backing the National Defense Authorization Act, which the House passed last week. To all who serve or have served, and to their families, Happy Memorial …

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Innovation in the HOUSE

Communications • May 22, 2015

America is a land of innovators — people who pioneer new technologies, discover new treatments, and launch new startups. And this week, House Republicans turned our focus to them. We passed nine bills that will empower our most creative to pursue their passion — and unleash opportunities that ensures America remains competitive both at home and abroad. …

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An 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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Points of View

Communications • May 21, 2015

House Republicans recognize the responsibility of being your voice in Washington D.C.  This week, we spoke out about the importance of maintaining your privacy, supporting jobs through expanding our markets, and protecting those who need it the most: the unborn.  Read Below for this week’s points of view! House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) “Chairman Goodlatte Urges …

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Basic Research Spurs American Innovation

Communications • May 20, 2015

America’s economic strength and national security depend on innovation.  Since our founding, scientists and innovators have played a critical role in promoting growth and prosperity. Both public and private investments in research and development (R&D) fuel the economy, create jobs and lead to new technologies that benefit Americans’ daily lives. But to remain a world …

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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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VIDEO: Small Business in America

Communications • May 19, 2015

Every small business starts with an idea. Chairman Steve Chabot, members of the Small Business Committee, and House Republicans from all over the country went out during Small Business Week to explore those ideas, engage the people who live them out every day, and see for themselves the small businesses, communities, and families that thrive …

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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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6 Solutions For Our Veterans

Communications • May 19, 2015

Our veterans have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, but too often, their struggle continues when they return home. Yesterday, House Republicans passed six solutions to empower our American heroes — from employment opportunities to health care. While there is still a lot of work to do for our veterans, these six bills are a step …

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McMorris Rodgers: Empowering American Innovators

Communications • May 19, 2015

“I’m reminded that the world’s greatest ideas begin with people. They begin with creative, hardworking, entrepreneurial people who want to change the world.” Republican Leadership Press Conference May 19, 2015 Participants: Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Conference Vice Chair Lynn …

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McMorris Rodgers: Supporting the Innovative Minds of Space

May 22, 2015

“It’s support – not regulation – that gives America’s commercial space industry the room it needs to truly ‘take off.’” WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Cathy …

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McMorris Rodgers: Innovative Solutions For America’s Entrepreneurs

May 21, 2015

“Our country was built on the shoulders of creative, hardworking, entrepreneurial people who want to change the world. I am proud to pass legislation that …

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McMorris Rodgers: Smarter Spending in Washington

May 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 2250, FY 2016 Legislative …

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McMorris Rodgers: Moving Important Infrastructure Forward

May 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after voting to ensure important transportation safety and road maintenance projects as …

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McMorris Rodgers: Solutions Our Veterans Deserve

May 18, 2015

“Today, I voted to improve the lives of our heroes – from employment opportunities to health care – through six common-sense solutions.” WASHINGTON, DC – House …

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