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Issue Position: Affordable Energy For Job and Security

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"I work every day to bring your voice of reason and common sense-- and my own experience in the real world-- to jump-starting job creation. Unfortunately, too often before working to make things better, we first have to stop D.C. bureaucrats from piling on more unnecessary and unwise new job-killing red tape and regulations.

A dramatic example of the cost of the wrong-for-America policies of the current administration in Washington is that gas prices at the pump have jumped from around $1.90 a gallon when President Obama took office to their outrageous prices today. That price jump may make the environmental extremists happy, but it is devastating to Fourth District families and Main Street employers

Those led by President Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid treat our natural resources as an environmental hazard. You and I know that our domestic energy is a national resource that should be managed to allow the American people to achieve the greatness of their dreams.

What's good for America is energy independence and security. That's why I support an "all of the above" energy policy that offers affordable and abundant energy for our families, farms, factories and future.

America is at the crossroads. The choice is clear and now is the time for country to decide. Together we can get America back on the right path--a road that respects freedom, safeguards individual rights and supplies the energy required to create the family-supporting jobs we need.


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