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[2 May 2011 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement regarding the news that Osama bin Laden has been killed: "Today is a great day for freedom and America as a despicable man has been brought…

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[13 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement after President Obama’s speech on America’s debt crisis. "I’m glad President Obama has finally joined the conversation about reducing our skyrocketing and unsustainable debt, even if…

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[4 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]

Rep. Peter Roskam (IL-6) told Robin Robinson of Fox Chicago that Caterpillar’s threat to leave the state over Gov. Quinn’s tax hike on employers is a "warning shot." The better way forward is to cut spending and create a friendly…

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[23 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Peter Roskam issued the following statement on the one-year anniversary of President Obama signing the Democrats’ healthcare overhaul: “Congressional Democrats promised that the passage of the controversial healthcare law would decrease health insurance premiums for families…

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[7 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Freshman Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-11) has been featured in TIME, interviewed on several major cable news shows, held several town halls throughout his home district while in his first two months of office, but still found time to respond to…

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[3 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

Within minutes of passing HJ Res 44 on Tuesday, Deputy Majority Whip Peter Roskam (IL-6) made a point to speak with Illinois Review to let the people back home know U.S. House Republicans had heard their message strong and clear…

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[1 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]

By Mark Rhoads President Obama told some of the state governors yesterday that he is willing to allow some more flexibility for states to use waivers to opt out of some health care law requirements in 2014. In addition to…

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[19 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement after the House passed the Continuing Resolution, H.R. 1: “House Republicans made good on their pledge to the American people today, passing historic spending cuts that will help remove…

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[11 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

from Congressman Peter Roskam’s office On Wednesday, Congressman Peter Roskam (R-Wheaton) highlighted Fellowes Inc. and the intellectual property manipulation they’re facing to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk. Roskam’s comments standing up for Fellowes Inc. came at a Ways & Means…

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[4 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]

Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), Majority Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement after the Department of Labor released their January jobs report: “President Obama and Democrats promised that if we just spent a trillion dollars on the ‘stimulus’, unemployment would…