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Feb 6, 2014

Cantor takes mission impossible

“You’re finally seeing leadership move that way, which is encouraging, because if you look at it, maybe six months ago they weren’t interested in having a single alternative and now they are actually open to it,” said Scalise.

Jan 31, 2014

Cantor: House to Vote on GOP Obamacare Alternative

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., told reporters...that it matters less whose name is on the bill than that Republicans produce a proposal that can prove they have constructive ideas.

Jan 30, 2014

GOP wants to STOP Obama

Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee, said overreach by the executive branch is not a Republican or Democratic issue because it sets a precedent for all presidents.

Jan 29, 2014

Republicans Criticize Obama’s Push to Use Executive Power

"President Obama has this fantasy that he can just use his pen to write laws,” said Rep. Steve Scalise (R., La.). “We don’t have a monarchy in this country—there’s an executive branch and the legislative branch...”

Jan 29, 2014

Louisiana Republicans unhappy with President Obama's vow to use executive action to expand opportunities

Rep. Steve Scalise said the president "continued to turn his back on millions of hard-working taxpayers by ignoring the real problems being faced by American families and instead focused on divisive rhetoric and class warfare."

Jan 24, 2014

GOP invites constituents unhappy with Obamacare to DC for President's State of the Union address

Some congressional Republicans are inviting constituents unhappy with the Affordable Care Act to be their guests in the House chamber Tuesday night when President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address.

Jan 22, 2014

Scalise Op-Ed: Respect the most vulnerable among us

Forty-one years of virtually limitless abortion has left an indelible scar on our nation. Only God knows what contributions to society could be made by the roughly 1.2 million unborn children now taken each year.

Jan 17, 2014

Scalise Op-Ed: The Obama Administration's Groundhog Day

It’s Groundhog Day yet again for the Obama Administration. In the heat of the 2009 Obamacare debate, Nancy Pelosi famously stated that “we have to pass the bill so you can find out what’s in it.”

Jan 9, 2014

On 50th anniversary of War on Poverty, GOP says review needed to weed out failed programs

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, speaking at a news conference of his conservative Republican Study Committee, said despite all that spending, 10 million more Americans are in poverty than in 1964. .

Jan 7, 2014

Repealing It Is Not Enough

The good news is that, as Andrew Stiles has reported, the House Republican Study Committee (RSC), under the leadership of Representative Steve Scalise (R., La.), already has a near-perfect vehicle for replacing Obamacare.