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Still no full-year payroll tax cut plan from Democrats

Posted: February 9, 2012 at 3:25 pm   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

Speaker Boehner: Senate Dems “Have Never Come to the Table” with Responsible Full-Year Payroll Tax Cut Plan At a weekly press conference with Republican leaders, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) previewed the upcoming House vote on the pro-growth American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act and, with time running short, called on Senate Democrats to offer […]

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New bill announced to approve Keystone XL pipeline

Posted: February 5, 2012 at 8:00 am   /   Politics

H.R. 3548 Takes Politics Out of Pipeline Decision; Legislation to be Included in Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) today announced the path forward for legislation to approve the job-creating Keystone XL pipeline. The Energy and Commerce Committee will mark up H.R. 3548, the […]

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Keystone XL Update: Congress Keeps Up the Fight for Jobs and Energy Security

Posted: February 4, 2012 at 3:25 pm   /   Videos

WASHINGTON, DC –House Republicans continued to beat the drum this week with messages of jobs and energy security, reminding President Obama that the battle for the Keystone XL pipeline is far from over. The New York Times reports, “On the airwaves, on the campaign trail and in both chambers of Congress, Republicans are relentlessly pushing for […]

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House Republicans look to grow American energy, repair infrastructure

Posted: February 3, 2012 at 10:10 am   /   Politics

Six Reforms in the American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act This week, House Republicans formally introduced the American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act (H.R. 7), which will support American job creation by removing government barriers to long-term economic growth, particularly in the production of American-made energy.  The bill lowers government barriers to responsible production of […]

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New Bill to Help Create Jobs, Lower Gas Prices, Repair Infrastructure — Without Earmarks

Posted: January 31, 2012 at 9:05 am   /   Elections, Politics, Videos

Speaker John Boehner told ABC News that President Obama’s policies “have not worked” and actually “made the economy worse.” And while Senate Democrats continue to delay a vote on nearly 30 bipartisan House-passed jobs bills, the House will vote in the coming weeks on a new bill that will expand American energy production to help […]

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State of the Union facts vs. Obama’s fictions

Posted: January 25, 2012 at 5:43 am   /   Elections, Politics

SOTU FACT: President Obama’s Policies Have Made Our Economy Worse CLAIM: President Obama says our economy has “momentum.” “As long as I’m President, I will work with anyone in this chamber to build on this momentum.” (President Obama, State of the Union Address, January 24, 2012) FACT: President Obama’s policies have not only failed to […]

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Even Democrats are angry at Obama for killing Keystone

Posted: January 20, 2012 at 9:20 am   /   Politics

Dems Take White House to Task for Killing Keystone Pipeline Jobs A chorus of criticism is being directed at the White House for rejecting 20,000 Keystone pipeline jobs, and by a surprising group: members of the president’s own party.  The White House is not just taking heat from labor unions, governors and editorial boards, but also Democrats in Congress who […]

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Schweikert, Boehner react to Obama pipeline decision

Posted: January 19, 2012 at 9:20 am   /   Arizona, Politics

David Schweikert, Representative of Arizona’s 5th Congressional District, had this to say about President Obama’s decision to block the Keystone XL pipeline deal:  “The president gets in front of Congress and lectures us about how we need jobs in the United States and then turns around and crushes something like the Keystone Pipeline,” he said. […]

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More Than 100 Groups Urge POTUS to “Act Swiftly” on Job-Creating Keystone XL Pipeline

Posted: January 13, 2012 at 2:45 pm   /   Elections, Politics

A group of more than 100 organizations representing a broad coalition of job creators across the country are urging President Obama to “act swiftly” and “as soon as possible” on the Keystone XL pipeline extension. Nearly three weeks have passed since the president signed legislation requiring him to act on Keystone XL within 60 days. […]

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