House Republican Freshman Hold News Conference Urging Senate To Pass Budget
House of Representatives Republican freshman (L-R) Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA), Rep. Allen West (R-FL), Rep. Rob Woodall (R-GA), Rep. Francisco Canseco (R-TX), Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH), Rep. Jeff Landry (R-LA), Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN), Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO), Rep. Sandy Adams (R-FL), Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA), Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) (obscured), Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX), Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL), Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC), Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI), Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), Rep. Bobby Schilling (R-IL), Rep. Dan Benishek (R-MI) and Rep. Bill Flores (R-TX) call on the Senate to take up the budget that passed the House last April during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol October 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. Noting that the Senate has not passed a budget in 888 days, the GOP freshmen put forward their "Operation Turnaround," a slate of 12 House-passed bills they say will spur job growth, reduce regulation, shrink the national debt and balance the budget.
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