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Empowerment > abortion | Pain-Capable Act

Empowering Women, Protecting the Unborn

Communications • May 13, 2015

“We want to empower every single individual to reach their full potential. That is why I am here: to stand as a fierce protector of that life.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) delivered the following statement in advance of the House vote today on H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn …

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Empowerment

“You Have Made Me a Better Legislator”

Communications • May 7, 2015

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is Chair of the House Republican Conference and represents the 5th Congressional District of Washington. She is married to Brian Rodgers, and they have three children: Cole (8), Grace (4), and Brynn (1). She wrote the following letter as part of TIME’s Letters from Mom series: To Cole, Grace and Brynn A few minutes before I …

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Empowerment > Equal Pay Day

Hey Hey, It’s Equal Pay Day

Communications • April 14, 2015

Today is Equal Pay Day – a day that reminds us of the remarkably positive impact women have had on our economy. Comprising nearly half of the total workforce, women play a significant role in all industries from medicine to technology to business to education. House Republicans have always supported equal pay for equal work, …

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Opportunities > Empowerment > 10 Questions

10 Questions: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)

Communications • March 13, 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. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who represents the 5th Congressional District of Washington. Rep. McMorris Rodgers is in her second term as Chair of the House …

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Opportunities > Empowerment > Education

Congress in the Classroom

Communications • March 12, 2015

When in Washington, D.C., House Republicans have regularly used digital technology to connect with students of all ages back home.  Just two weeks ago, Rep. Rick Allen held a Google Hangout to answer questions from students at Emanuel County Institute in Twin City, GA. But nothing beats real-life Congress in the Classroom. This week, several House Republicans visited …

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Empowerment > Tax reform

McMorris Rodgers: Supporting Americans’ Boundless Generosity

Communications • February 12, 2015

“As we advance an Opportunity Economy, I’m reminded of what makes Americans so exceptional – it’s that spirit of generosity that can be found in homes and schools and hospitals and hearts across America.” WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 644, the …

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Empowerment > Opportunities > Accountability | Jobs and the Economy

Growing An Opportunity Economy

Communications • February 3, 2015

Republican Leadership Press Conference February 3, 2015 “We are growing an Opportunity Economy, not Washington, D.C.’s economy. We are here to empower people, not government.” 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 Secretary Virginia Foxx (R-NC) Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA) Chair …

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Empowerment > #SOTU

#SOTU Republican Address

Communications • January 20, 2015

Tonight at 9:00 p.m. ET, President Obama will deliver the 93rd State of the Union Address. Follow along with the action at GOP.gov/SOTU. Find your Representative on Facebook and Twitter for live updates directly from them! Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will be delivering the Republican Address following State of the Union: Americans voted for change, and …

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Empowerment > Families | Opportunity

A Solution to Empower All Americans – No Matter the Challenges They Face

Communications • December 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 647, the bipartisan Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which allows individuals with disabilities to save for their futures through the creation of tax-free savings accounts. “Tonight the House spoke for millions of …

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Empowerment > ABLE Act | Budget | Families | Health Care

This is Why We’re Here

Communications • December 2, 2014

Republican Leadership Press Conference December 2, 2014 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 Jenkins (R-KS) Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) Chair McMorris Rodgers, Remarks as Prepared for Delivery: “Today I’d like to tell you the story of …

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