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A Portrait of the Man from Monticello

September 09, 2016

He's the man from Monticello. The dean of the Kentucky delegation. The chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations. Read More

8 Bills Congress Sent to the President

August 08, 2016

The next time someone uses the outdated expression "do-nothing Congress," be sure to forward them this email. The work of the people's House does not always make for the best prime time TV, but it is always steady and ongoing. And these days, it's been marked by a lot of real, common-sense progress. (But then again, you probably already knew that because of all the positive stories in your newsfeed. . . no?) Regardless, here are eight bills that Congress recently sent to the president's desk. Every single one of them are now law. Read More

Nine Must-See Photos from July

August 01, 2016

These are the top photos from July 2016, featuring some of the behind-the-scenes and never-before-seen moments inside the Speaker's office. Read More

Orlando Heroes Visit with Speaker Ryan

July 28, 2016

On June 12, at 5:02 a.m., an explosive charge was detonated to breach the outer wall of Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. Fewer than 13 minutes later, the terrorist who cut short the lives of so many innocent Americans was killed. The men and women who wear the badge and did not hesitate to act that night—and every night in city after city across the United States—deserve our thanks. Read More

Good News for Frequent Flyers

July 15, 2016

If you're planning on flying anywhere during your summer vacation—or really any time at all in the next year or so—then this bill that Speaker Ryan signed and sent to the president is for you. Read More

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