Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

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Dec 10, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "WASHINGTON – Yesterday, Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) appeared on Bloomberg’s Capitol Gains to discuss the House Republican proposal to avert the fiscal cliff that has gone unanswered by the president."

Dec 7, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Washington, DC— Today, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box to discuss the latest on fiscal cliff negotiations and the Administration’s statement that they are prepared to go over the cliff."

Dec 7, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "Washington has an opportunity to do not only the big thing, but the right thing.  The president should join us and meet this moment."

Dec 6, 2012 Ask Peter

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Excerpt:WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman Roskam answers a question from Matt Anderson, a small business owner from Wheaton who asked, “How can Republicans and Democrats work together to avoid the fiscal cliff?”

Dec 5, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "House Republicans are prepared to get to yes-House Republicans are not prepared to get foolish. It is foolish to reject President Obama's own self-described architecture of three dollars in speding cuts for every dollar in new revenue. We're prepared to work, we call on the White House to do the same."

Nov 30, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "With the STEM Act, we are continuing to remove the roadblocks that constrict American entrepreneurs and small businesses by putting them and their priorities first. I am proud that this bipartisan legislation has passed the House of Representatives and look forward to continuing to champion American ingenuity, opportunity and job growth."

Nov 16, 2012 Ask Peter

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Excerpt: WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this segment, Congressman Roskam answers a question from Jane Melvin of Glen Ellyn who asked, “Can Republicans and Democrats work together to avoid the fiscal cliff?”

Nov 16, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: Washington, DCToday, Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) appeared on CNBC’s Squawk on the Street to discuss the best remedy for averting the “fiscal cliff”.

Nov 16, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: Washington, DC—Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) spoke on the House floor this morning in favor of H.R. 6156, the "Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal Act of 2012,” which will create greater export opportunities for Illinois manufacturers and business owners, by expanding the marketplace to include Russia and Moldova. The bill was passed with a vote of 365-43. 

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Nov 9, 2012 Press Release

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Excerpt: "BLOOMINGDALE —Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), who serves on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, appeared on CNBC’s Kudlow Report last night to discuss the fiscal cliff and the House push for fundamental tax reform."

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