May 6, 2011 Column
The men and women in our military and intelligence communities never gave up and deserve credit for critical progress in the War on Terrorism.
April 22, 2011 Column
Nebraskans have long held rights granted by the Constitution close to our hearts - especially the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
April 8, 2011 Column
Opening new markets for American goods and services is the best way to create jobs and spur economic growth.
April 1, 2011 Column
The bipartisan agreement to fund the federal government which was reached on Friday, April 8 immediately cuts spending and provides a broader framework for even greater cuts for the remainder of the fiscal year.
March 25, 2011 Column
The uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, and throughout the Middle East, have drastically changed the future political landscape of the region.
March 18, 2011 Column
In a speech on March 9, 2010, then Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said of ObamaCare, "...we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it." Unfortunately, she was right.
March 11, 2011 Column
One of the most important steps we can take to help solve problems is to provide opportunities for young Nebraskans to receive education and training which will equip them to make a difference in our communities.
March 4, 2011 Column
The average price of gas soared last week to $3.38 a gallon, 68 cents higher than this time a year ago. With unrest continuing in the Middle East, it is likely energy costs will continue to rise.
February 25, 2011 Column
With its roots dating back to 1789, the Committee on Ways and Means is the oldest committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, and in fact, most of its jurisdiction is derived directly from our Constitution.
February 18, 2011 Column
The White House spent last week describing President Obama's budget as historic. Unfortunately, his proposal was neither inspiring nor compelling, and as a result, it was met with bipartisan opposition.