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Randy Forbes: The way forward

When I first came to Washington, I kept finding myself getting turned around while driving my car through the unfamiliar city.


Goodlatte wins Republican nomination in Sixth District: Virginia results

Sixth District Congressman Bob Goodlatte easily won renomination in Tuesday’s Republican Party primary.


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Why Hampton Roads matters to national security: A primer

82,000. That’s the number of military personnel – from all military services – who call the Hampton Roads region home.


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Randy Forbes: The price we pay for political correctness

Our Founding Fathers rejected political correctness, and they rejected the notion that the government had the right to tell the people what religion was acceptable.


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Forbes: Deleting Iran deal footage another part of administration’s propaganda campaign

Randy Forbes released a statement on news regarding deleted footage from a 2013 press briefing on the Iran nuclear deal.


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Randy Forbes: The Tenth Amendment

A power struggle. That’s what our Founding Fathers foresaw between states and our federal government. So in 1787, they penned the Tenth Amendment.


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Flags in: A reminder this Memorial Day

This tradition called “Flags In” has been conducted every year since 1948. The flags add color and a sort of hope to the otherwise subdued white grave markers.


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Forbes applauds committee passage of Visa Integrity & Security Act of 2016

The House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 5203, the Visa Integrity & Security Act of 2016 (VISA Act).


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Forbes praises House passage of defense policy bill

Congressman Randy Forbes released the following statement on the House passage of the annual defense policy bill.


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Forbes leads congressional effort on basing MQ-4C Triton at Wallops Island

Congressman Randy Forbes led a letter to the Secretary of the Navy and the Chief of Naval Operations urging the use of Wallops Island.


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Randy Forbes: Stand with Israel

Over the years, I’ve had the distinct privilege of visiting the nation of Israel multiple times. It is a beautiful place – words can hardly do it justice.


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Randy Forbes: Visas are weapons in the hands of terrorists

Family-based immigration visas, fiancé visas, and other documents required for entry into our nation can be used as the Trojan horses.


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Randy Forbes introduces bill to strengthen visa security

Randy Forbes introduced legislation to address critical vulnerabilities in the United States’ current visa application screening process.


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Randy Forbes: Street signs and the Constitution

Along the Virginia Beach oceanfront, visitors and residents find their way to the sandy beaches and activities by street number.


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Forbes visits NASA Langley, founds bipartisan NASA caucus

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) announced the launch of the brand new Congressional NASA Caucus.


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Randy Forbes: Where does your money go at the UN?

Here’s a question for you to consider: Do you know what your taxpayer dollars are funding at the United Nations (UN)?


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Randy Forbes: Sandcastles

Years ago, I was with my family at the beach sitting several yards back from the water.


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Forbes: Thuggish Russian regime shows its colors in Baltic

Congressman J. Randy Forbes released the following statement on Russian aircraft provocations against the USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea.


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Forbes: Wallops Island ideal location for Navy MQ-4C Triton

Congressman J. Randy Forbes visited Wallops Island on Tuesday to tour space facilities and meet with the Wallops Island Regional Alliance.


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Randy Forbes: A different world

It struck the heart of Christians in Lahore, Pakistan and reverberated across the world into the hearts of their fellow man.


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Randy Forbes: An open letter to those who served

Ten days ago, our nation lost a hero. Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin was killed in a rocket attack by the Islamic State as he served with the 2nd Battalion.


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Forbes: Countering ISIS requires more

Congressman J. Randy Forbes released a statement today on the submission of an Obama administration report on countering ISIS.


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Forbes, Gosar introduce legislation to block amnesty

Congressmen Randy Forbes (VA-04) and Paul A. Gosar, D.D.S. (AZ-04) released the following statements after introducing H.R. 4856,


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Randy Forbes: A no-nonsense approach to taxes

Grab a pencil. Here’s a quiz. How many types of taxes can you list that most Americans pay? Two? Five?


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Randy Forbes meets with Philippines Ambassador to the U.S.

Randy Forbes met Thursday with Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., Philippines Ambassador to the U.S., to discuss the contribution of Filipino veterans to U.S. security.


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Air Force space commander testifies to Wallops Island’s importance

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) used a recent hearing to ask the head of Air Force Space Command about the value of Wallops Island.


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Forbes: Allowing Obama to make Supreme Court appointment mistake

Randy Forbes (VA-04) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement of his nomination to the United States Supreme Court.


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Randy Forbes: The throwaway culture and our Constitution

I remember when the TV repair man used to come to our house. Daddy would answer the door, greet him by name and escort him to the family room where the wooden-encased television sat.


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Seven former Secretaries of the Navy endorse Randy Forbes

Seven former Secretaries of the Navy have endorsed Congressman Randy Forbes in his campaign in the Second District.


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Randy Forbes: My first job taught me this

While I worked a number of summer jobs over the years, I still smile when I remember my early days of glass bottle recycling entrepreneurship.