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Behind-the-Scenes Photos of the Incoming Class of the 115th

November 21, 2016

The first full week as a representative-elect is a busy one. Members-to-be have a jam-packed orientation schedule as they learn how to get a Congressional office up and running, meet their colleagues, and simply navigate the tunnels in and around the Capitol. Speaker Ryan made it a point to welcome more than 50 incoming freshmen and also offer some friendly advice along the way. Read More

10 Moments from September

October 04, 2016

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then here are 10,000 words dedicated to my favorite moments from September in the Speaker's office. Read More

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The next time someone uses the outdated expression "do-nothing Congress," be sure to forward them this email.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

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