Support Congressional Gold Medal to Honor Benghazi Heroes (v. 2)

In recognition of distinguished acts of bravery, leadership, and achievement that have an enduring impact on American history, Congress is authorized to bestow its highest civilian honor – the Congressional Gold Medal – on individuals whose contributions
and service to our nation stand as a testament to our founding principles.  To this end, we have introduced bipartisan legislation, H.R. 2315, to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens,
former Navy SEAL Glen Doherty, former Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, and U.S. State Department officer Sean Smith in recognition of their lifetime commitment to the safety and security of the American people. These
brave individuals sacrificed their lives in defense of our nation during the September 12, 2012 terrorist attacks against the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. 

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Protect State Election Infrastructure – Cosponsor H.R. 1398, the FAST Voting Act

Last week we learned that Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was broader and targeted even more states than previously reported. Media reports indicate that Russian military intelligence conducted a cyberattack on a U.S. company
that supplies voting software to state electoral systems just days before Election Day. Senator Mark Warner warned, “None of these actions from the Russians stopped on Election Day.”

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H. Res. 43: Fix the Dysfunction in Congress

The American public has signaled time and time again that it is frustrated with Washington. For far too long, Congress has failed to fund the federal government in a responsible, long-term manner, and I have consistently argued that Congress should return
to doing business on time and end the current cycle of government by crisis as a result of repeated stop-gap budget measures.

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