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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: 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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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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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 introduces Supreme Court nomination resolution

Randy Forbes is urging the Senate to only consider Supreme Court nominees with a record of adhering to the restraints placed on the judiciary by the Constitution.


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Thirty Second District elected officials endorse Randy Forbes for Congress

Congressman Randy Forbes announced today that over 30 of the region’s most well-respected public servants have endorsed his campaign.


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Randy Forbes: Daddy’s boots

As a young boy, I remember looking up to see a pair of daddy’s boots that sat on the shelf in his closet.


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Randy Forbes: Asking Washington why

What do you do when your family is over budget? Most of us first sit down and review our family’s spending habits.


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Randy Forbes: The American Spirit

The American experiment is unique because we were founded on the principles of liberty, opportunity, prosperity, and responsibility. Before America, no government in the history of the world had successfully committed to a limited, accountable government of the people, by the people, for the people.


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Randy Forbes: Hometown heroes

Real heroes don’t wear capes and, although they may play sports, it’s unlikely that you’d find them on a professional court or field. But their super human abilities change lives.


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Randy Forbes: Did you know these things were produced in Virginia’s Fourth District?

Right here in Virginia’s Fourth District, there are companies on the front lines positioning our nation to compete in an increasingly global society.


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Randy Forbes: Family farmers and federal regulations

For years, I’ve headed to the Virginia Diner to meet with my Farmers Advisory Board, a group of Fourth District family farmers who counsel me on issues that are impacting the agricultural industry.


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Randy Forbes: Five things you never knew about Veterans Day

On Veterans Day, we are once again reminded of the ways in which our freedoms and liberties have been preserved by the dedicated service of the men and women in our Armed Forces.


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Randy Forbes: The story of Virginia’s ports

In a national economic slump, we often look for those indicators of economic muscle that show us America is moving, innovating, and poised to take on the next era of global commerce.


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Randy Forbes: Teachers always still going

At 3:30 p.m. when the dismissal bell rings, America’s teachers are still going.


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Randy Forbes: Innovation hubs

All across Virginia’s Fourth District sit small hubs of creativity and innovation. The average person probably knows little about the nuances that go on inside their doors. From the outside, the buildings look quiet, a few shrubs surrounding the company signs and the walkways leading up to the entrances.


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Randy Forbes: Here’s how I can help

In high school, I worked for a local shoe store chain earning $1 an hour running stock for the salespeople out on the floor. I worked hard to keep the stock room in meticulous order because I knew it would save me time when a salesperson asked for a particular size. At the time of our annual sale, the regional manager wanted everyone out on the sales floor, even us stockers.


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Randy Forbes: Your first job and American employment

Remember with me back to the first day of your very first job. Perhaps you remember the excited and nervous pit that sat heavy in your stomach as you put on your most confident smile and walked inside.


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Randy Forbes: Expanding economic opportunity

When it opened, the Panama Canal changed the way we view commerce around the world. It ushered in a new era of shipping, trade, and economic opportunity that stretched between continents and nations.