Article: Potomac Watch: John Kerry's ObamaCare Boondoggle by Kimberley A. Strassel
Excerpt: "It's a zero sum game that reinforces all of our worst fears about how the health-care law was drafted. Backroom negotiations, secret deals, and now this long con on Medicare reimbursement rates that is already doing real damage to Illinois hospitals"
Excerpt: "Today’s bipartisan support for this bill proves that it is the House’s priority to support the safety of our armed forces.”
Excerpt: “As such, we must do everything in our power to guarantee Israel’s fundamental right to self-defense. That is why I’m pleased that the House passed my amendment, which requires the Administration to make certain that Israel can defend itself against any threat.”
Excerpt: "‘Look, we have to do things better, faster, and cheaper.’ And the old ways of being able to be indulgent as the government has been in the past, are over."
Op-Ed: The Hill by Congressman Peter Roskam
Excerpt: "The IRS’ overreach is disturbing and we must never let it happen again. Simply put, you can’t reform the IRS without reforming the tax code."
Excerpt: "The problem of Medicare fraud is an urgent one – we cannot continue to allow these critical programs to be fleeced because of carelessness or criminals gaming the system."
Excerpt: " It’s time to free our economy from the constraints of debt and lift the burden from Americans’ shoulders in order to unleash the brighter future we all know is possible."
Excerpt: “The whole premise of ObamaCare is that it’s going to be all these healthy people coming in and paying a higher premium and playing a more active role. If they don’t participate, then you run into the same old problem. And the problem actually gets exacerbated. So costs go up, few people have coverage and this is, I think, all of the false premise of ObamaCare."
Excerpt: “In what parallel universe could Iran—a world leader in weapons proliferation and terror financing—be taken seriously leading the charge for nuclear disarmament? ” said Rep. Roskam, co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus. “The Iranian regime’s presence at the Conference eludes comprehension and is an insult to those committed to global non-proliferation efforts.”
Excerpt: "In just over a month, student loan interest rates will double from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent. To prevent this, the House passed a permanent solution today tying rates back to the free market, a more predictable and affordable method for students and parents trying to finance a college education."