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  1. Alabama Congresswoman visits AirbusRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Alabama Rep. Martha Roby speaks during a press conference Tuesday following her tour of the Airbus facilities at the Golden Triangle Industrial Park. Airbus makes Lakota helicopters at the facility.


  2. Politico discovers nest of traitors to anti-Hillary agenda: Women's magazinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Kos

    Politico makes the disturbing discovery that women's magazines have a large audience and don't hate Hillary Clinton like Clinton, a fashionista in her own right who counted herself among famed designer Oscar de la Renta's friends, already has a natural home among women's magazines and their mostly liberal audiences. But the reporting and writing often veers beyond alignment and into outright boosterism - if not of Clinton herself, then of Democrats and the progressive causes they identify with.


  3. Alabama's 'Fighter Ace' Lt. Gen. Charles Cleveland receiving Congressional Gold Medal todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Alabama Live

    Montgomery's "Fighter Ace," Lt. Gen. Charles "Chick" Cleveland will be honored with the Congressional Gold Medal today at a special ceremony in the U.S. Capitol.


  4. Benghazi report may leave some questions unresolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | USA Today

    The final report from the House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks may present conflicting information on some issues without concluding which version is true, the panel's chairman says. Benghazi report may leave some questions unresolved WASHINGTON - The final report from the House panel investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks may present conflicting information on some issues without concluding which version is true, the panel's chairman says.


  5. Rep. Trey Gowdy, head of Benghazi committee, joining Rep. Martha Roby for Alabama meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Alabama Live

    The chairman of the House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya will be in Alabama for a special event later this month with Rep. Martha Roby. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., will join Roby May 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Millbrook Civic Center for a Coffee and Conversations gathering.


  6. Rep. Roby responds after report of VA wasting billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby is responding to a published report from the Washington Post that cites a memo from, Jan Frye, the deputy assistant secretary for acquisition and logistic at the Department of Veterans Affairs, detailing a culture of "lawlessness and chaos" in the VA. The VA is being accused of wasting between $5-6 billion annually despite recent criticism from the White House and the VA Secretary's office that Republicans were planning to cut funding for VA healthcare in the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs bill.


  7. Sen. Sessions, Rep. Byrne top state delegation in conservative group's annual scorecardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Alabama Live

    U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, left, and Rep. Bradley Byrne had the highest scores in the Senate and House delegations from the state of Alabama in the 2014 rankings of the American Conservative Union. U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, and Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, scored at the top of the American Conservative Union's annual ranking of members of Congress.


  8. Speaker John Boehner shares Mother's Day story from Rep. Martha RobyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Alabama Live

    We were flying into Baghdad in a C-130 at the exact moment Martha Roby's daughter was in the emergency room in Alabama. Margaret, almost 10, took a bad fall.


  9. 'Shameful': GOP lawmaker rips Obama's threat to veto veterans' fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 |

    Rep. Martha Roby accused the White House Wednesday of pretending the GOP's bill to fund the Department of Veterans Affairs makes cuts to the VA, in an effort to blame Republicans for the ongoing failure of the VA to serve veterans. The spending bill for fiscal year 2015 would increase total VA funding by $3.6 billion compared to current funding, but the White House released a statement complaining about cuts.


  10. Maxwell AFB to keep all 8 of its C-130 aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WTVM

    Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base will continue to be home to eight C-130s despite plans in President Barack Obama's 2013 budget request to move the aircraft, citing a need for greater efficiency. U.S. Representative Martha Roby confirmed Monday the planes will be staying in Montgomery after the state's delegation sought to keep in place a temporary 2012 decision not to move forward with the transfer.


  11. U.S. House Passes Bill to Repeal Death TaxRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Neighbors

    A bill to permanently repeal the federal death tax passed the U.S. House of Representatives today by a 240-179 vote. Of Alabama's Congressional delegation, U.S. Reps.


  12. Rep. Roby reacts to report that VA system showing little improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WTVM

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby reacted to news Thursday that an in-depth Associated Press report indicates little improvement when it comes to the Veterans Affairs Administration's average wait times for veterans who need medical assistance. Rep. Roby says the AP report shows just how far the VA has to go if it wants to revamp the Central Alabama VA.


  13. VA Report: Alabama Hospitals Worst for Veteran Appointment DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WTVY Dothan

    ... centers for completing appointments within 30 days from September 2014 to February 2015. U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL), who has worked over the last year to expose wrongdoing within CAVHCS and enact reforms to improve patient care, said the ...


  14. Boehner's Travels: Speaker Shares Details on TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Roll Call

    Boehner, visiting the Gaza-Israel border, in a photo from his posts on the Middle East trip. John A. Boehner 's trip to the Middle East this week was covered extensively by the press both here and overseas , but few news organizations offered the behind-the-scenes details the House speaker himself shared on a new blog.


  15. Roby, Delegation Meet with Israeli Prime Minister NetanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby on Wednesday met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss Iran's nuclear agenda and terrorism threats in the surrounding region. Roby's visit to Israel comes at a particularly critical moment as negotiations continue with Iran and the threat of ISIS persists.


  16. Alabama's keeping its Coast Guard team that serves Chattahoochee River: AL in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The Coast Guard has reversed a decision that would have moved the unit that serves the Chattahoochee River in Eufaula, Rep. Martha Roby said. A previous proposal would have relocated the Aids to Navigation Team from Eufaula, a move that was opposed by Roby, Alabama Sens. Jeff Sessions and Richard Shelby and Georgia Sen. Sanford Bishop.


  17. Boehner talks economic ties in UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | The Hill

    Speaker John Boehner visited Northern England on Friday with his Republican colleagues to discuss economic ties between the United States and the United Kingdom. Boehner and the House GOP delegation met with Britain's chancellor of Exchequer, George Osborne, the government's chief financial minister, to discuss U.S.-British ties over lunch at historic Peover Hall before touring the local facility for a U.S.-based company.


  18. Coast Guard backs off closure of aid station for Ga., Ala.Read the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | ABC 33/40

    The Coast Guard has backed off plans to close a station that helps maintain waterways shared by Georgia and Alabama. The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports Adm.


  19. Rep. Robert Aderholt on what he wished President Obama had addressed in Alabama: AL in DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Alabama Live

    President Barack Obama spoke to a cheering crowd in Birmingham this afternoon, spending the bulk of his time addressing new regulations related to payday loans. If it was up to Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Haleyville, Obama would take a closer look at his policies that could have lasting economic impact instead of "Band Aid" regulations.


  20. Robby: Bi-partisan Medicare Fix a Win for SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WTVY Dothan

    ... from Medicare, which would force many to stop seeing Medicare patients altogether. U.S. Representative Martha Roby, who voted in favor of the plan, said this proposal is a long-term solution that makes sense. "Seventeen times now, Congress has put a ...