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    Jun 19, 2009 Fort Report
    Will we borrow and spend our way to economic recovery, empowering the big to get bigger and making complex financial arrangements all the more complex?  That is the approach a majority in Washington have embraced thus far.
    Jun 19, 2009 Fort Report
    On March 4, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown, addressed a joint session of Congress.  In a generous speech, he spoke of our nations’ shared traditions and values—our historically forged partnership—but he also invoked the complex idea of a global New Deal.
    Jun 19, 2009 Fort Report
    As the new year begins so does a new session of Congress.  While the next two years will present historic challenges and require many hard decisions, it is a great honor to serve as your Representative in the 111th session of the United States Congress.
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    Feb 15, 2019 Fort Report
    Early one morning this week, I headed to the United States Department of Agriculture for a breakfast meeting with Secretary Sonny Perdue from Georgia.  We had a productive discussion about the new internet initiative for rural America, the ecosystem of rural development, and the...
    Feb 8, 2019 Fort Report
    A woman named Nadia Murad won the Noble Peace Prize in 2018.  She is a Yazidi from Northern Iraq.  The Yazidis are a people bound by an ancient faith tradition.  They have sought to live in peace in harsh surroundings.  Along with the Christians of the area, they have endured...
    Feb 1, 2019 Fort Report
    I hear it over and over again: “I was stationed at Offutt.  We fell in love with Nebraska.  After our service commitment, we decided to make it our home.  We love it here.”  That love and pride are returned by Nebraskans.
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