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28 in 8: February in Photos

March 05, 2018

Even though it’s the shortest month of the year, February did not bring a lighter schedule to Capitol Hill. The month started off with House and Senate Republicans meeting to set a bold agenda for 2018, and culminated with the lying in honor of the late Rev. Billy Graham. Read More

THURSDAY: Speaker Ryan to Visit Home Depot Headquarters in Atlanta

March 05, 2018

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will visit Home Depot’s Store Support Center in Atlanta, one of the companies that rewarded its hourly-wage employees with bonuses thanks to the new tax law. Read More

Billy Graham: America's Pastor

March 02, 2018

As Rev. Billy Graham finds his final resting place in Charlotte today, surrounded by family, we are reminded of a life and ministry that touched literally hundreds of millions of lives. A gifted preacher, a counselor to presidents, and always, a loving family man. We give thanks to God for the life and the works of this humble servant, now and forever. Read More

Tax Reform Boosting Consumer Confidence, Helping Hardworking Americans

March 01, 2018

This week, new data revealed that U.S. consumer confidence hit a 17-year high. The report outlined that people’s optimism rose about business conditions, incomes, and stock prices. The report also noted that buying plans for homes, major appliances, and new cars increased—another sign of optimism and a healthy, growing economy. Read More

For Our Veterans: Two Moments From This Week

March 01, 2018

We have made some really, really important strides for our veterans: increasing accountability at the VA, expanding the GI Bill. Read More