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U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today responded to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, saying the president's lofty, campaign-style rhetoric doesn't match reality.
The U.S. House voted today to permanently ban federal spending on abortion and to block ObamaCare subsidies for insurance plans that cover abortion.
Shortly before the vote, Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, gave a one-minute speech on the House floor, briefly assessing the ongoing battles between pro-life and pro-abortion activists.
Alabama’s Republican members of Congress are bracing for a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that further alienates conservatives by calling for a larger government role to combat poverty, according to members of the state’s congressional delegation.
During this past week, two national level politicians will have visited Pike County.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, who represents Pike County in the House of Representatives, visited Pike County on Tuesday. She made stops at Pike County High School, the Walmart Distribution Center in Brundidge and the Banks Buy Rite.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., encouraged the students at the Business and Finance Academy at Pike County High School Tuesday to be in tune to their “ah-ha” moments.
Roby told the students that personal “ah-ha” moments propelled her into the Montgomery City Council race and then into the race for the U.S. Representative District 2 seat.
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) will spend the day in Eufaula on Thursday, January 23 to meet with local residents, visit Lakeside School, and tour a local business. This week is the first “District Work Week” in 2014 for Members of Congress. Rep. Roby visited Pike County on Tuesday and made stops around Montgomery on Wednesday.
10:45 – 11:45: Visit to Lakeside School
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby visited several locations in Pike County Tuesday.
Her stops included Pike County High School in Brundidge, the Walmart Distribution Center and Buy-Rite in Bank.
WSFA 12 News reporter Hannah Lane spoke with the congresswoman and got the latest on a bill Roby has cosponsored that would repeal and replace Obamacare.
It was the political hot potato of the 2012 election season. Did the White House place Americans on the ground in a dangerously volatile situation where Al Qaeda agents could get to them and did weakness on the part of the administration lead to those Americans dying without aid?
The Alabama lawmaker who has been leading a congressional probe into the 2012 terrorism against Americans in Benghazi, Libya, says she has determined that Department of Defense was “woefully unprepared” to respond to the attacks.
A Montgomery-based program that ensures the Air Force develops and uses secure computer software will get a $10 million boost from an omnibus spending bill nearing final approval in Congress.