Representative Robert Pittenger Newswire

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  1. Graham-Cassidy offers a balanced approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | Bladen Journal

    Wouldn't it be better if your federal tax dollars were shared more equitably, so that communities could develop healthcare solutions that meet their needs? And at the same time, do away with Washington's top-down, one-size-fits-all approach to healthcare? Those are the conservative, common sense principles behind the "Graham-Cassidy" healthcare legislation, which the Senate is on the verge of passing to repeal and replace Obamacare. This is a conservative, market-based solution to repairing America's broken healthcare system, and it's a good deal for hardworking Americans.

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  2. Graham-Cassidy is right fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 23 | The Robesonian

    Wouldn't it be better if your federal tax dollars were shared more equitably, so that communities could develop healthcare solutions that meet their needs? And at the same time, do away with Washington's top-down, one-size-fits-all approach to healthcare? Those are the conservative, common sense principles behind the "Graham-Cassidy" healthcare legislation, which the Senate is on the verge of passing to repeal and replace Obamacare. This is a conservative, market-based solution to repairing America's broken healthcare system, and it's a good deal for hardworking Americans.

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  3. Pittinger: Graham-Cassidy good for NC -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | The Robesonian

    U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger gave his enthusiastic endorsement on Friday to the latest Republican health-care bill, saying North Carolina would gain $7 billion over the next 10 years by its passage. The legislation puts states in charge of writing many rules, including on coverage for pre-existing conditions and costs for older and less healthy individuals, Pittenger said in a 30-minute telephone conversation.

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  4. Moderate Blue Dogs see new influence over Dem recruitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | The Hill

    Moderate Democrats in the Blue Dog Coalition are endorsing a slate of candidates Thursday in Republican-leaning districts, as they look to put their mark on the party's 2018 midterm push. The group has been working hand-in-glove with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on recruiting candidates, a departure from previous years when moderates found themselves kicked to the curb by the House Democratic campaign arm.

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  5. Tribes get hearing Tuesday -Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 20 | The Robesonian

    Supporters of Lumbee recognition are banking on next week's hearing before a U.S. House subcommittee to move the proposed Lumbee Recognition Act forward. A hearing on the bill, sponsored by Rep. Robert Pittenger, whose 9th District includes Robeson County, and Rep. Richard Hudson, whose 8th District previously included Robeson County, is scheduled for Tuesday before the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs.

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  6. House panel to take up Lumbee recognition -Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 20 | The Robesonian

    The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs has scheduled a Tuesday hearing on Lumbee Recognition Act. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Robert Pittenger, would grant the Lumbee Tribe full federal recognition.

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  7. FEMA funds for Matthew relief frozen for Bladen County residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    It's been almost a year since Hurricane Matthew, but many Bladen County residents are still waiting on FEMA assistance to help them rebuild. FEMA determined there is an immediate need for that money in Texas and Florida after recent major hurricanes there, which means that, for the time being, the funds to Bladen County have been frozen.

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  8. Pittenger accepting applications to service academies -Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    Applications to attend United States service academies will be accepted through Oct. 6 by North Carolina's 9th District congressman. Each year, U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger nominates 40 local students for appointments to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

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  9. FEMA puts freeze on Matthew aid because of Harvey, Irma -Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 16 | The Robesonian

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has frozen funds from its Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation grant programs that are earmarked for counties and municipalities in North Carolina that were affected by Hurricane Matthew, including Robeson County.. About $134.5 million in funding eligible through the Public Assistance program for the state's long-term recovery from Matthew is suspended until further notice from FEMA.

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  10. British PM rebukes Trump for 'loser terrorist' tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Rediff.com

    United States President Donald Trump on Friday called the terrorist incident in London as another attack 'by a loser terrorist' prompting British Prime Minister Theresa May to rebuke him by asking not to 'speculate'. Trump said that he has been briefed on London attack and would soon be speaking to the British prime minister.

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  11. London attack: Donald Trump blames 'loser terrorists';...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | DNA India

    US President Donald Trump today called the terrorist incident in London as another attack "by a loser terrorist" prompting British Prime Minister Theresa May to rebuke him by asking not to "speculate". Trump said that he has been briefed on London attack and would soon be speaking to the British Prime Minister.

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  12. We can relate to Texas, FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | Bladen Journal

    Over the past three weeks, America has witnessed catastrophic destruction caused by two major hurricanes. Like you, I am saddened by the tragic impact and continue to pray for those whose lives have been torn apart.

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  13. Trump Tanks China Chip Deal To Protect US National SecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Daily Caller

    ... November last year, and the deal immediately raised red flags. In December, North Carolina Representative Robert Pittenger launched a bipartisan campaign urging the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to block the ...

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  14. Newcomers Send Incumbents Packing in PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | Creative Loafing

    When Creative Loafing wrote in June about the flood of young candidates running for Charlotte City Council, we asked whether it could help turnout among young voters in the usually low-interest local primaries. While the turnout for yesterday's primaries was not impressive - just under 8 percent - young candidates did very well.

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  15. Pittenger calls for applications to service academies -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Each year, Congressman Robert Pittenger, R-Charlotte, nominates 40 local students for prestigious appointments to the nation's service academies. "Each year, dozens of local students compete for the opportunity to commit the next nine years in service to our country.

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  16. Deadline looms for students to apply for service academy nominations -Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Bladen Journal

    Each year, Congressman Robert Pittenger nominates 40 outstanding local students for prestigious appointments to West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. "Each year, dozens of local students compete for the opportunity to commit the next 9 years in service to our country.

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  17. Moulton Raises $600,000 for Veteran Candidates He EndorsedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Roll Call

    Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., is backing 11 fellow military veterans in their bids to unseat Republican members in 2018. Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton raised $600,000 for the Democratic candidates he endorsed in his attempt to recruit more veterans to run for Congress.

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  18. Ditching Donald Trump: Wave of Republican retirements points to big GOP trouble in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Salon.com

    Republican members of Congress returned from an August recess in which they avoided terrible headlines by doing their darnedest to avoid their constituents only to face an even bleaker political landscape awaiting them in Washington. With few legislative results to tout, several congressional Republicans have opted to head into 2018 by taking the road of least resistance: retirement.

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  19. Trump right with DACA callRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | The Robesonian

    Last week, President Trump announced an orderly wind-down of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA. This Obama-era program grants temporary legal status to illegal immigrants brought into the United States as children, including work permits, other federal benefits, and Social Security. 7 comments

  20. Congress might expand the Patriot Act to areas that have nothing to do with terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | Washington Examiner

    As the House Liberty Caucus, which is chaired by Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., explained in its July 2016 vote alert, the "Anti-Terrorism Information Sharing Is Strength Act" would have "violate[d] our Fourth Amendment-secured right against unreasonable searches and seizures." Last summer, there was a legislative effort in the House of Representatives to expand the USA Patriot Act, the controversial post-Sept.

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