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The Man From Russell

September 15, 2017

Last week, Congress voted to award Robert J. Dole, former U.S. Senator from Kansas, with the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman. This is the highest and most distinguished civilian honor given by the Congress.   Read More

Speaker Ryan Touts On-Time Funding Bills

September 14, 2017

Today, Speaker Ryan was joined by House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and members of the committee to discuss the House’s passage of the 12 funding bills designed to advance conservative priorities. Read More

Gold Medal Ceremony: Congress to Honor Filipino Veterans of World War II

September 14, 2017

On Wednesday, October 25, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Filipino veterans of World War II for their service and sacrifice during the war. Read More

Congress to Combat Brutal Gang Violence

September 14, 2017

This week, Congress is joining the president in the fight to protect our young people with the introduction of H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act. Read More

Statement on the Passing of Sen. Pete Domenici

September 13, 2017

My first job on Capitol Hill was in the Senate, back when Pete Domenici was Budget Chairman. He was this larger-than-life figure who clearly relished the chance to serve and get things done. Read More