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September 15, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

The bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction – better known as the “Super Committee” – is in full swing.  The committee has met twice so far, and just held their first hearing on Tuesday.  They have their work cut out for them over the next few months.  Here are some important dates to keep in mind as the Super Committee does its work:

September 11, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

On September 11, 2001, I was at the Pentagon meeting with then- Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.  When the second plane hit the twin towers in New York we were forced to evacuate.  As I drove across the 14th Street Bridge from Virginia a plane crashed into the Pentagon.

September 2, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

This morning, the Department of Labor issued its monthly jobs report for August.  The news was discouraging.  The economy had no job growth in August, and the national unemployment rate stayed stuck at 9.1 percent.

August 19, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

For the month of August, Congress is out of session for an extended District Work Period.  During this time, I have had the opportunity to visit various facilities, meet with community leaders, and speak with constituents representing a wide variety of groups, industries, and interests in the 12thdistrict.

August 12, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

This is the final in a series of email newsletters explaining the different parts of the Budget Control Act, which was signed into law last week.  This e-newsletter focuses on the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA) part of the legislation.

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August 3, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

I have heard from many friends and constituents with questions about the new Budget Control Act.  This bill is so important, I want to clear up any misinformation and make sure you have the facts.  That’s why I’m going to send you a series of email newsletters explaining the different parts of this legislation.

July 29, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

America has had enough.  Enough reckless, wasteful spending.  Enough piling up more and more debt.  You deserve to know the truth about America’s budget, and it’s my responsibility to make sure you have the real information.  No budget tricks, no more gimmicks, and no more empty promises. 

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July 27, 2011 E-Newsletter

Dear Friend,

Over the past few weeks, the debt ceiling has captured the nation’s attention, but talks in Washington have yielded little progress.  The House passed the Cut, Cap, and Balance bill to begin regaining our nation’s fiscal health.  Unfortunately, the President promised to veto the bill, and last week, it failed in the Senate.

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