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Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 10:24PM

NATIONAL SECURITY

I will continue to work to ensure that our men and women in uniform continue to have the best equipment and training in the world. The United States needs a strong military to promote peace and discourage those who would attack us. We have to make sure we’re taking every…

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Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 10:23PM

BUDGET, NATIONAL DEBT & DEFICITS

For far too long, the Federal government has spent and wasted too much. I proudly support a Balanced Budget Amendment to get our fiscal house in order. East Tennesseans deserve leaders who will make the tough choices now; not kick the can down the road for future generations. Our children…

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Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 10:14PM

ABORTION

I will always be a staunch defender of life, and I’m proud to have received the endorsement from Tennessee Right to Life every election since I’ve been in Congress. As an OBGYN who delivered nearly 5,000 babies, I will never stop fighting for the unborn. I know firsthand that life…

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Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 6:35AM

EDUCATION

  I’ve served on the House Education and Workforce Committee since coming to Congress. When traveling around East Tennessee I heard from many hardworking teachers who were frustrated, overworked and often felt underappreciated. One of the top complaints I heard was that Common Core was making it nearly impossible for…

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Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 @ 6:32AM

VETERANS

I’ve served on the House Veterans Affairs Committee since I was elected to Congress, and was honored to be named as Chairman in the 115th Congress. During his campaign, President Trump made supporting veterans and fixing the VA one of his top priorities, and I have worked closely with the president to implement…

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