Two weeks ago, the United States national debt surpassed $16 trillion. To put that into perspective, that is more than $50,000 per person in the U.S. To finance this overwhelming debt, the U.S. is borrowing roughly 40 cents of every dollar we spend, a good portion of it from foreign countries like China.
Today, the House will stand up for jobs and affordable energy and vote on H.R. 3409, the Stop the War on Coal Act. This legislative package is comprised of a series of bills aimed to stop the Obama administration’s regulatory assault on one of the nation’s most important sources of energy.
Last night, I stood on the House floor to speak up for children all across this country. I joined my colleague, Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA), to introduce H.R.
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