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The House Republican Plan for Jobs, Opportunity, and Freedom

Shop Small Business Saturday

Communications • November 28, 2014

Right now Americans all over the country are waiting in lines at Best Buy and Target for the infamous “Black Friday.” But another big shopping event of the year is tomorrow — Small Business Saturday. Every year the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday encourages Americans across the country to visit local businesses and “shop small.” And …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Communications • November 27, 2014

From our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you spend the day with those you love and remembering the blessings for which you are thankful. Today reflect on the words from the first Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1863, by President Abraham Lincoln: “The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of …

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Middle Class Squeeze > Jobs and the Economy | Thankgiving

A Scoop of Sweet Potatoes — and a Side of Stagnant Wages

Communications • November 26, 2014

The middle class suffers more today than they did prior to the great recession — and Americans are definitely feeling the pressure. Jobs that were once substantial enough to sustain a middle class family now means even affording basic necessities is daily struggle. The problem? More people might be working, but wages aren’t growing — in fact they’re shrinking. …

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Health Care > Accountability | Health Care

REVIEW: Obamacare 2.0 (so far)

Communications • November 24, 2014

Every week is a challenge for President Obama’s health care law — but this past one was especially rough. The second round of Open Enrollment for Obamacare started last weekend. But with the “updated” HealthCare.gov came a lot of painful side effects. Higher costs: Many Americans are facing hefty price increases in health care purchased through Obamacare exchanges — in …

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Obama’s unilateral action on immigration

Communications • November 21, 2014

Just weeks after the midterm elections, in which the American people soundly rejected the President’s big-government policies, President Obama announced last night that he would act unilaterally on immigration. House Republicans implored the President to work with the new Congress to fix our broken immigration system. The President ignored those appeals. Here’s what Americans pundits wrote about …

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President Obama to sidestep Congress, grant amnesty to 5 million Americans

Communications • November 20, 2014

House Republicans react… One hour until Pres Obama speaks on immigration. Helpful refresher on when he said he couldn’t do what he’s about to https://t.co/gwVGyEZJzq — Rep. Martha Roby (@RepMarthaRoby) November 21, 2014 It is time for the President to stop repeating past mistakes, listen to the American people & join Congress in solving problems. …

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VIDEO RELEASE: Stop Acting Alone

Communications • November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON D.C.– House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) today released a new video imploring the President not to issue an executive action on immigration, but to instead work together as the American people expect. The video highlights the President’s flip-flop on the issue of executive actions on immigration – using several quotes from the President …

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Opportunities > Accountability | Families

When we work together — government works.

Communications • November 19, 2014

Earlier this year, the House collaborated with the Senate and passed S. 1086, the Child Care Development and Block Grant Act of 2014.  Today, President Obama signed it into law. Over 1.5 million children under the age of 13 have access to child care through the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) program – yet over …

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#YourStory

Communications • November 19, 2014

Year one of Obamacare was defined by lost coverage, lost doctors, increased premiums, and a broken website. The problems are expected to get worse in year two, as more of the disastrous law is implemented. The Obama administration itself predicted premiums could rise by as much as 20%. With this year’s signups already underway, we want …

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Long term unemployment numbers? You can’t trick us.

Communications • November 18, 2014

Recent reports have shown dropping unemployment numbers. It’s 5.8%, the lowest it’s been since 2007. But these numbers don’t tell the full story. The Administration has left an entire demographic out of their count and are only focusing on “positive” numbers. It’s time for a reality check. Long term unemployment, defined as individuals who have been …

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In The News

We Need a Permanent Solution — Not a Quick Fix

November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement tonight after President Obama’s announcement to act unilaterally on immigration …

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Creating Jobs and Reviving American Manufacturing

November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 4795, the Promoting New …

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Pursuing a Bold and Firm Strategy in Iran

November 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after passage of H. Res. 754, Condemning the Government …

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A Solution to Help Working Families

November 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today after the Senate passed S. 1086, the Child Care and Development …

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A Team Ready to Make the Future Better

November 13, 2014

“It’s no longer about Left versus Right. It’s not even about Republican versus Democrat. It’s about the past versus the future.” Republican Leadership Press Conference …

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