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In the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Rep. Martha Roby voted in opposition to legislation that would increase the national debt limit to $16.7 trillion from $14.3 trillion.
Roby made the following comments after the vote:
Republicans are willing to consider anything and everything in the debate over raising the debt limit -- except for tax hikes, according to Rep. Martha Roby (R-Ala.).
Delivering the weekly GOP address, Roby echoed party leadership in saying that major spending cuts must accompany any increase to the debt ceiling, and that tax increases will not be considered.
Congress and the administration are partly to blame for not easing rising gas prices, Alabama Republican Rep. Martha Roby said in delivering her party's response to President Barack Obama's weekly radio address on Saturday.
Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby urged graduates of Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law to give a high priority to public service in their careers and to be ready for such opportunities.
U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, returned to Capitol Hill on Monday evening after a five-day, four-stop tour overseas, when she met with military personnel and surprised U.S. troops in Afghanistan with a visit on Mother's Day.
Congresswoman Martha Roby (R-Alabama) toured the damage near Eclectic in Elmore County where a mobile home park was leveled. Six people died in Elmore County.
Roby says she wants to make sure that help gets to the victims quickly.
Residents say until that help comes, they are thankful for the hundreds of volunteers.
As Republicans and Democrats continue their tussle over the federal budget, Republicans are paying too much heed to the Tea Party -- even though the rest of the nation has soured on the conservative movement, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid charged today.
A group of 30 House Republican freshmen on Wednesday joined their party leadership’s attack on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), calling his record on spending “one of failure.”
A group of about a dozen House Republican freshmen gathered outside the Capitol on an overcast Wednesday morning to deliver a letter to Senate Democratic leaders urging them to pass a measure to fund the federal government, the latest volley in the ongoing budget battle on Capitol Hill.
Freshmen House members are taking a hard line against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in the politics of passing a temporary spending bill—with one freshman vowing not to settle for a “split the baby strategy” on spending cuts.