Congresswoman Martha Roby

Representing the 2nd District of Alabama

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January 20, 2014 Roby in the News
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?
January 18, 2014 Roby in the News
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.
January 16, 2014 Roby in the News
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.
January 16, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today praised House Armed Services Committee Chairman Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-CA) for his leadership upon the announcement that he would not seek another term in Congress.
January 15, 2014 Press Release
In a speech marking next week's 41st anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) called on pro-life advocates to promote "the blessing of adoption."
January 15, 2014 Roby in the News
Over the last year, lawmakers repeatedly expressed disbelief during closed-door briefings with Pentagon and military officials over why the armed forces was ill-equipped to respond to the terrorist attacks on Americans in Benghazi in 2012.
January 15, 2014 Roby in the News
On the eve of the terrorist attacks that killed U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi, the Obama White House may have exaggerated the scope and depth of President Obama's preparation for such attacks
January 14, 2014 Press Release
U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) today honored Dale County Schools Superintendent Donny Bynum for his recognition as Alabama Superintendent of the Year for 2014.
January 14, 2014 Roby in the News
U.S. Representative Martha Roby honored Dale County Schools Superintendent Donny Bynum for his recognition as Alabama Superintendent of the Year for 2014.
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January 14, 2014 Roby in the News
Hundreds of pages of declassified transcripts from the U.S. military's top commanders present a picture of a woefully ill-postured military force whose assets were not in a position to quickly respond to the Benghazi terror attack

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June 1, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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:

May 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

May 14, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

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May 13, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

May 11, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

May 2, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.”

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

March 31, 2011 Representative Roby In The News

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.

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