Welcome Home, Sam Johnson

COMMUNICATIONS • February 12, 2016

On this day in 1973, Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) was freed during Operation Homecoming from “Alcatraz”, a facility in North Vietnam near the infamous “Hanoi Hilton.” He spent nearly seven years as a prisoner of war, having been tortured and placed in solitary confinement for 42 months. “Freedom isn’t free,” says Johnson. “It has a …

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TODAY’S SPECIAL: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act

Communications • February 12, 2016

What’s on the menu in the People’s House today?  The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act — here’s  the full scoop: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), the sponsor of this bill that passed on the House floor moments ago, wrote an op-ed published on The Hill’s Congress Blog that explains what the bill is, what the bill …

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

Communications • February 11, 2016

Yesterday, President Obama took a trip down memory lane to the place where it all began in Springfield, Illinois. He gave an address to the Illinois General Assembly in the same place he touted a message of “hope” and “change” in 2008. Sadly, the American people have seen that message of “hope” translate into a …

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ICYMI: In USA Today, Republican Chairmen Blast Obama’s Legacy of Secrecy

Communications • February 10, 2016

As the Supreme Court moved to block the administration’s efforts to wage war on coal, just across the street the House Republicans are fighting another battle: a battle against President Obama’s top-down government. The “most transparent administration in history” has anything but transparent, and several House Committee Chairmen — Reps. Lamar Smith (R-TX), Ed Royce (R-CA), Jeff Miller (R-FL), Trey Gowdy (R-SC), Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) …

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Opportunities > Empowerment

Restoring Power Back to the People 

Communications • February 10, 2016

McMorris Rodgers: “We certainly hear the frustrations of Americans across this country. We know it’s because the citizens don’t feel their priorities are being reflected by a top-down, “government knows best” approach.” Republican Leadership Press Conference: February 10, 2016 Participants: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) Conference Chair …

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McMorris Rodgers’ Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

COMMUNICATIONS • February 13, 2016

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the passing of Senior Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. “I am deeply saddened to hear of Justice Scalia’s passing. He took his oath to heart and was unwavering in his defense of the Constitution of the United States, authoring …

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McMorris Rodgers on President Obama’s Last Budget

Communications • February 9, 2016

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released the following statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget proposal. “House Republicans are offering America a choice as we move forward in 2016.  In our positive vision for the future, every American feels secure in their lives and futures – because …

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Responsabilidad > Empoderamiento Personal

El Presidente Obama Insiste con Incrementar el Gasto Publico en su Presupuesto del 2017.

Daniel Bucheli • February 10, 2016

El presupuesto de @POTUS pudiera perder un poco de peso. #FatTuesday #POTUSbudget pic.twitter.com/fS2jSIf84M — GOP en Español (@GOPEspanol) February 9, 2016 El presidente Obama ayer presento su propuesta presupuestaria para el 2017. Con un peso de 8.2 libras, su serie de propuestas de extrema izquierda simplemente es mas de lo mismo. Esta propuesta es una …

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President Obama Doubles Down on Progressive Spending in FY17 Budget

Communications • February 9, 2016

#POTUSBudget needs to lose some weight. #FatTuesday pic.twitter.com/ExjLRTXMHc — House Republicans (@HouseGOP) February 9, 2016 President Obama is out with his latest budget proposal. Weighing in at 8.2 pounds, his series of far-left proposals is just more of the same, top-down, government-knows-best ideas. Here’s a closer look at what this budget proposal does: Would increase spending …

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Empoderamiento Personal > Salud > Responsabilidad

Si Te Lo Perdiste: McMorris Rodgers hablo con Roll Call “Power Brokers”

Daniel Bucheli • February 9, 2016

La líder republicana Cathy McMorris Rodgers se sentó con Melinda Henneberger, editora de la publicación Roll Call, para hablar sobre la agenda del Congreso para este 2016 y su reciente proyecto de ley para ayudar a veteranos de nuestras fuerzas armadas. Aquí extractos de la entrevista publicada por Roll Call: Restaurando la Voz del Pueblo: “Con el …

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ICYMI: McMorris Rodgers on Roll Call’s “Power Brokers”

Communications • February 8, 2016

Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers sits down with Melinda Henneberger, Editor-in-Chief of Roll Call, to talk about the 2016 agenda in Congress and her recently-introduced legislation to empower veterans.   Following are excerpts from their conversation: ON RESTORING THE PEOPLE’S VOICE : “With Speaker Ryan, I see a new start. It has revitalized the Republicans on Capitol Hill. …

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Yoho Joins C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to Raise Awareness, Fight Against Human Trafficking

Communications • February 5, 2016

This week, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) joined CSPAN’s Washington Journal to shed light on human trafficking.  Yoho explained the steps lawmakers are taking to rescue the victims of this atrocious crime and prosecute the consumers who put them there.   On Congress’ Fight to End Human Trafficking:  “Congress is very active on this.  We just passed Megan’s Law which alerts …

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McMorris Rodgers’ Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

February 13, 2016

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement regarding the passing of Senior Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. …

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McMorris Rodgers on President Obama’s Last Budget

February 9, 2016

Washington, D.C. – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released the following statement on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget proposal. “House …

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Welcome Home, Sam Johnson

February 12, 2016

On this day in 1973, Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) was freed during Operation Homecoming from “Alcatraz”, a facility in North Vietnam near the infamous “Hanoi …

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TODAY’S SPECIAL: Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act

February 12, 2016

What’s on the menu in the People’s House today?  The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act — here’s  the full scoop: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), …

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

February 11, 2016

Yesterday, President Obama took a trip down memory lane to the place where it all began in Springfield, Illinois. He gave an address to the …

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