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  1. GOP works to boost attendance at Selma march anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | USA Today

    Congressional Republicans, traditionally outnumbered by Democrats at anniversaries of an historic voting rights march in Selma, Ala., are working to boost their attendance this year. GOP works to boost attendance at Selma march anniversary WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans, traditionally outnumbered by Democrats at anniversaries of an historic voting rights march in Selma, Ala., are working to boost their attendance this year.

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  2. HOH: Mother Nature Threatens Congressional Movie NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Roll Call

    Possible encroachment by the blizzard battering the Northeast has the organizers of a tentative "Selma" screening on Capitol Hill worried that inclement weather may bury their plans. An aide to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told HOH that Reps.

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  3. GOP's moderate women prevent an abortion disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Los Angeles Times

    House Speaker John Boehner listens as Rep. Martha Roby speaks during a briefing to members of the media on Jan. 21 in Washington. House Speaker John Boehner listens as Rep. Martha Roby speaks during a briefing to members of the media on Jan. 21 in Washington.

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  4. Mixed Response to Obama's Paid Leave LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Independent Women's Forum

    In his State of the Union address , President Barack Obama proposed multiple policies to aid the middle class, including paid family and medical leave for American workers. While some people say the paid leave will make life easier for families because workers will no longer have to choose between caring for their loved ones or putting food on the table, others say it targets women as 'victims' and reduces employment opportunities.

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  5. Voting rights marchers proposed for congressional medalRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | ABC 33/40

    Two U.S. representatives from Alabama have introduced a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to voting rights marchers who walked from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Rep. Terri Sewell and Rep. Martha Roby introduced the bill Wednesday.

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  6. Martha Roby, Terri Sewell seek Congressional Gold Medal for Selma marchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Representatives Martha Roby and Terri Sewell are reaching across the aisle to co-sponsor a Congressional Gold Medal bill to honor the Selma "foot soldiers" who made history in 1965. "We cannot appreciate how far we have come without acknowledging from where we came," Sewell said in a joint release Wednesday.

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  7. Don't Discout GenXRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Peach Pundit

    A few years ago, a blog post titled " Generation X Doesn't Want To Hear It " made the rounds in the social media feeds of most of my friends. Boy howdy, did that piece strike a chord, especially when we imagined it being read aloud by John Cusack.

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  8. How Joni Ernst and Nikki Haley Can Help the GOP Maintain Its MajorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | US News & World Report

    Many Republicans in the consultant class regard the current demographic trends as the enemy. They cannot come up with solutions, with ways to integrate the party and its message into the future reality of what America will look like.

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  9. U.S. Representative Martha Roby Responds to President Obama's State of the UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby today reacted to President Obama's State of the Union Address, saying she had hoped to hear more "realistic" proposals on workplace flexibility, taxes and economic growth. Rep. Roby said she was glad to hear the president bring up the need for more flexibility in the workplace, but warned that more federal mandates are not the answer.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... end the immigration lawlessness, and reverse our slide towards congressional irrelevance. Alabama Representative Martha Roby stated she was glad to hear the President bring up the need for more flexibility in the workplace, but warned that more ...

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  11. Groups hail Obama's paid leave orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Hill

    President Obama moved Thursday to give federal employees paid leave benefits as part of a workforce-wide push to bring the United States in line with longstanding standards in most other nations. The initiative, the latest in Obama's campaign to increase middle-class standards of living, was cheered by women's and employee organizations that have called upon the government to adopt mandatory paid leave for years.

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  12. Obama Begins Push to Guarantee Paid Sick Leave for MillionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    On a lunchtime visit to Baltimore's Charmington's Caf, whose owner supports an increase in the hourly minimum wage, Obama outlined proposals to give part-time workers paid sick leave as well as $2.2 billion in grants to states and cities to implement their own policies. With an estimated 43 million workers not entitled to sick leave, the president says that puts people in the unenviable position of "having to choose to be able to buy groceries or pay the rent, or look after themselves or their children."

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  13. President Obama has one work leave plan, Rep. Martha Roby has another: Let's compareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Alabama Live

    President Obama unveiled a plan Thursday that would provide paid maternity leave - and access to sick days - for American workers. Alabama Rep. Martha Roby thinks she has a better idea.

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  14. House Funds Homeland Security, Counters President's Unilateral Executive Orders on ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | GantDaily.com

    U.S. Rep. Glenn 'GT' Thompson has voted to support H.R. 240, the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2015 , which provides funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and includes provisions rolling back the President's executive orders on immigration that are set to take effect in mid-2015. "I was proud to support passage of legislation that provides funding for the federal agencies tasked with protecting our homeland," stated Thompson.

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  15. a House Votes To BlockaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Breitbart.com

    The House approved a Department of Homeland Security appropriations package Wednesday that lawmakers say will block President Obama's executive actions on immigration. A series of amendments to the bill - aimed at blocking Obama's executive actions - passed in advance of its final approval.

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  16. House votes to undo Obama's executive amnesties as part of new funding bill for Homeland SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Hot Air

    Two separate anti-amnesty amendments passed this morning: Marsha Blackburn's bill, which would freeze Obama's 2012 DACA amnesty for DREAMers; and Robert Aderholt's bill, which would defund Obama's more recent executive amnesty and strip away elements of the previous one. The idea in passing all of them is to give Mitch McConnell options in trying to sell the bill to wary centrist Democrats like Joe Manchin and Claire McCaskill.

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  17. Rep. Roby weighs in on Homeland Security Funding billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a bill Wednesday to fully fund Homeland Security. It was the one government operation that was not funded when Congress passed an Appropriations Bill in December.

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  18. Going to court only way to stop Obama immigration actions, Rep. Mo Brooks saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Alabama Live

    Dismissing various strategies in the U.S. House as nothing more than "well-intentioned political theater," U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks said Tuesday that taking President Obama to court over his immigration actions is the only solution to stop them. Brooks, R-Huntsville, gave a short speech in a briefing for congressional offices.

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  19. Treason Lobby "GOP" Congesscritters Scrambling For Cover: The Martha Roby CaseRead the original story

    Monday Jan 12 | VDARE

    This has apparently put those Southern Congresscritters who acquiesced in funding Obama's Amnesty coup d'etat in an unpleasant situation and they are scrambling to lie their way out of it. After her vote for the CRomnibus, Roby was in full damage control-mode.

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  20. Democrats to Use Paris Attack to Halt GOP Limits on Obama's Amnesty PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Breitbart.com

    By some reports, Democrats may attempt to use the terror attacks in Paris to try and stop the Republicans from using budget negotiations for the Department of Homeland Security as a means to put a crimp in the President's amnesty plans. Last week, House Republicans revealed that they intended to propose a DHS budget that would defund the President's amnesty plans that are to be implemented through the security agency.

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