Leader's Blog

Leader's Blog

House E&C Committee Takes Important Step for 21st Century Cures

After nearly a full year of research, listening, writing, and rewriting, the Energy and Commerce Committee has hit a new milestone for an important reform and innovation bill in Congress this year.

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President Obama Again Chooses Vetoes Over Working with Congress

President Obama Again Chooses Vetoes Over Working with Congress

President Obama has now issued nearly 25 veto threats since the beginning of the new year. The American people don’t want vetoes. They want Washington to work. But it can only work if the President…

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A Budget for the 21st Century

A Budget for the 21st Century

For the first time in six years, both Houses of Congresses have produced budgets and come to a bicameral budget agreement. That means Washington finally has a plan of action to balance the budget and…

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House Uses Appropriations to Continue VA Reform

House Uses Appropriations to Continue VA Reform

Through the next 100 days and beyond, the House will continue to fight to bring the VA into the 21st century, starting with the appropriations process.

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Next Week: House to Start Appropriations the Earliest Since 1974

For years, Washington has abdicated its duty to responsibly appropriate funding. With House Republican leadership and a new Republican Senate, Congress can finally work on this process the way it was…

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