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The House is Halfway Through the Appropriations Process

With an open amendment process, Democrats and Republicans in the House have worked together to already pass six of the 12 appropriations bills.

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The House Doesn’t Lose Focus on National Security

The world is a more dangerous place than it was just a few years ago. Our allies don’t trust us and our enemies don’t fear us. Now, we must do everything we can to keep America safe and strong.

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Next Week: House Considers Waters of the U.S. and National Security Bills

The House will consider bills to rein in the EPA and boost our national defense to make sure our military has the capabilities it needs to win, that the people have a say over the nuclear…

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With Growing Threats Abroad, HASC Provides for a 21st Century Military

To face the challenges of the 21st century, we need a strong and lean 21st century military. The House Armed Service’s authorization bill offers the force and vision necessary to ensure that…

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Leader McCarthy on the President’s Proposed AUMF to Combat ISIL

The Speaker and I told the President we’d consider his request. I am prepared to support an AUMF that provides new legal authorities to go after ISIL and other terrorist groups. However, I will…