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Dec 17, 2014

McCarthy, Thornberry, Nunes, and Frelinghuysen Return from Middle East


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In our trip to the Middle East, we particularly appreciated the opportunity to personally express our gratitude to America's men and women in uniform, intelligence professionals, and diplomats who are spending this holiday season away from their families in defense of our country.

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Dec 17, 2014

The President Is Wrong on Cuba


I am concerned that today's announcement of a significant shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba is another indication of the Obama Administration's policy of accommodation towards determined adversaries. This policy shift will be seen as rewarding Havana despite the Cuban regime's continuation of decades-long policies of repression, human rights abuses, and aggression.

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Dec 12, 2014

The House Votes to Fund the Government and Counter the President’s Executive Amnesty


This budget agreement is more than just a win for individual conservative policies. It also gives Congress the ability to work against President Obama’s executive amnesty early next year with a Republican majority in the Senate and an even stronger majority in the House.

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Dec 10, 2014

The House Has Acted, Now the Senate Must Pass TRIA


Today, with a wide bipartisan vote of 416-7 , the House passed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, instituting necessary reforms that reduce taxpayer liability and increase the threshold before the federal government steps in.

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Dec 10, 2014

The Senate Must Act on House-Passed California Drought Relief


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"Government cannot make it rain, but government can change the policies that now when it is raining in California, that the water no longer goes out to the ocean, but is used by constituents, especially throughout the Central Valley."

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Dec 9, 2014

We Can Help Prevent Veteran Suicides


According to the VA, 22 veterans commit suicide every day. Each and every one of these deaths is a tragedy that our country cannot accept. Today, the House voted to reform the VA.

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Dec 9, 2014

The Senate Needs to Act on California Emergency Water Legislation


Unfortunately, Barbara Boxer and many of her Democratic colleagues in the Senate have not shown the same commitment to achieving a solution to the California water crisis as House Republicans have, and they remain opposed even to bipartisan compromise. It is time the Senate recognize the severity of this situation and act on this legislation before

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Dec 8, 2014

Leader McCarthy: Historic Drought Needs Emergency Action Now


"Do you realize four years ago we had 170 percent of snow pack, but only 80 percent of the water was allocated to come down through the Valley. The Valley not just feeds California, not just feeds the nation, but feeds the world. When the Valley does not get water, the prices of food goes up

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Dec 5, 2014

Why the California Water Bill Matters for the Nation


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When California agriculture is down, prices go up. But wages across the country are stagnant, so when food prices go up that puts even more strain on the millions of Americans that are just trying to get ahead. Individuals and families are then forced to spend more and more of their limited income just on basic

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Dec 4, 2014

House Passes Bipartisan and Bicameral NDAA


In an increasingly dangerous world where America continues to face the rise of extremism and instability abroad, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015 ensures American security and provides the resources necessary for a strong defense and foreign policy.