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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

Gold Medal Ceremony: Congress to Honor Office of Strategic Services

March 01, 2018

On Wednesday, March 21, leaders of the U.S. House and Senate will present a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) for their historic contributions during World War II. Read More

Five Photos From Rev. Billy Graham's Capitol Service

March 01, 2018

Few loved others as Billy Graham did, and few were as beloved as he was. Yesterday, he was laid in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, where thousands came to pay their respects, including the president, vice president, and members of Congress. 1. The Armed Forces Body Bearers set Rev. Graham's casket atop the catafalque in the Capitol Rotunda. Read More

Speaker Ryan’s Remarks at Capitol Service Honoring Rev. Billy Graham

February 28, 2018

A man made great not by who he was, but by who he served, with all of his heart and all of his soul and all of his mind. Read More