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  • Defense and Security

    Defending our country and protecting our freedoms are the most essential tasks of our federal government, and these are tasks I will never take lightly. I will work hard to continue to strengthen communication channels between our federal agencies an...

  • Economy & Jobs

    Revitalizing our economy and putting Americans back to work is my top priority in Washington. Unfortunately, families and small businesses are struggling. We need to get Americans back to work and in order to do that, the federal government must not...

  • Energy

    America needs to develop a comprehensive national energy strategy which is aimed at reducing our dependence on foreign sources of energy. In order to move to true energy independence, we must explore the many available domestic energy resources in an...

  • Health Care

    It is critical Americans have access to quality, affordable health care. Sadly, I believe the Affordable Care Act (ACA) signed into law by President Obama will worsen the availability of affordable health care—inserting Washington bureaucrats into p...

  • Pro-life and Family Issues

    I take very seriously my charge to protect the unborn and have worked diligently during my time in Congress to be an advocate for these babies so their voices are heard. I am committed to working on legislation that protects these sacred lives and of...

  • Social Security and Medicare

    Social Security and Medicare provide critical benefits to more than 50 million Americans, and I firmly believe these benefits must be protected for current and future recipients. I have serious concerns, however, with any proposal affects current ben...

  • Spending Cuts & Debt

    Spending is out-of-control in Washington, and has been for quite some time. We have an historic $17 trillion national debt, and each day we are adding to this burden, which will be handed down to our children and grandchildren. The federal governmen...

  • Veterans

    As a grateful nation, there is not enough we can do to repay the brave men and women in our country's armed forces for the sacrifices they have made. We must ensure they have the resources they need. I am a strong supporter of legislation and funding...