August 8, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 16

Reining in the federal government from out-of-control spending

Guest Commentary

When our country was founded, Thomas Jefferson declared that governments should only derive their power from the “consent of the governed.” Four score and seven years later, at Gettysburg, President Abraham Lincoln reminded us that ours was a government “of the people, by the people, for the people.” Last week, the House of Representatives paid worthy tribute to the legacy of our Founding Fathers. We have renewed our commitment to putting people before politics. 

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Last week (July 22-26), House Republicans took legislative action to curb an out-of-control, overreaching federal gov...

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