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The Cybersecurity 202: This key House Republican is open to mandates on states for election security

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As the House Homeland Security Committee meets for the first election security hearing of 2019 today, Congress is still far away from a grand bargain to help protect state election systems from foreign hackers. But the goalposts may be changing with Democrats in charge of the House. The new top Republican on the committee, Rep. Mike Rogers (Ala.), tells me he's ready to impose…

Report from Washington: The Border Wall is the Solution

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As many of you may have seen recently, Fake News and liberal groups have blamed President Trump with false allegations saying his Administration is to blame for “losing” illegal immigrant children by separating them from their families. What these groups fail to disclose is that these phonies are using photos of illegal immigrant children from 2014 when President Obama was in office and…

Mike Rogers: Air Force pays only lip service to space race against China

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It has been nearly a year since Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Ala., went head-to-head with the Air Force and seemingly lost the initial Capitol Hill political battle over creating a Space Force military service. The proposal by the Alabama Republican and his Democratic partner on a House Armed Services subcommittee, Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn., to create the first military service for space was nixed…

Rogers: Farm Bill vital to Alabamas economy

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While so much attention is focused on legal skirmishes at the White House and confirmation fights in the Senate, the House of Representatives is quietly considering legislation that would impact Alabamians in a far more meaningful way than all those other Beltway battles combined.

Alabama Rep. Mike Rogers welcomes constituents to DC with first-of-its-kind approach

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — It’s 9:30 a.m. Wednesday morning and business as usual on Capitol Hill. A line extends out the door of the Rayburn House Office Building with a mix of tourists, convention attendees, lobbyist and congressional staffers waiting to clear security. They’re here for any number of reasons — a White House or U.S. Capitol tour, attend a committee hearing, or to just come to…

ROGERS: Tax reform will bring savings

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As the old adage goes, the only sure things are death and taxes. Every year most folks came to dread Tax Day as it rolled around, because frankly, folks were being crushed by their taxes. But today, thanks to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Americans are seeing economic prosperity and more money in their pocketbooks. Click here to read the news story

Trump breaks with Pentagon leadership, calls for a new 'Space Force'

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President Trump told a military crowd near San Diego on Tuesday that he believes the U.S. may need to create a new military branch for outer space, providing a boost to an idea that has so far struggled to gain momentum in Congress as well as the Pentagon. Click here to read the news story

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