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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

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June 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, joined three of his House colleagues in introducing legislation Wednesday that would prevent the federal government from redefining the definitions of “sex” and “gender” without Congressional approval.


June 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., and LSU Health Science Center - Shreveport Chancellor Dr. G. E. Ghali pitched a plan to Department of Veteran Affairs Sec. David Shulkin on Tuesday on ways LSU can partner with Overton Brooks to improve veterans’ access to health care.


May 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced Thursday that five students from Louisiana's 5th Congressional District have accepted appointments to military service academies.

May 5, 2017 Press Release

There's a lot of misinformation out there about the American Health Care Act. Remember, the same people lying about the AHCA are the same ones who lied about how Obamacare would let you keep your doctor, let you keep your insurance, drive down costs, lower premiums, and expand choices. None of those things happen, and neither will the lies they're spreading now.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement regarding his vote against the government spending bill, known as the omnibus. The bill passed and provides funding for federal government agencies through September.


March 29, 2017 Press Release

America is at a crossroads with our health care system. We’ve got three choices: 1) keep Obamacare, 2) repeal Obamacare without a replacement plan, or 3) repeal and replace it together.

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Feb. 28) signed a bill to repeal a rule from the Obama administration that stripped Second Amendment rights from certain disabled Social Security beneficiaries.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., released the following statement in response to President Trump's joint address to Congress:

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June 19, 2017 In The News

“Rep. Steve Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, was shot Wednesday along with several others during a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Va.

June 19, 2017 In The News

"Congressional baseball practice took an unexpected turn Wednesday morning, as shots rang out from a park in Alexandria, Virginia."

June 19, 2017 In The News

U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, was shot in the hip by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a GOP congressional baseball team practice just outside of Washington.

June 19, 2017 In The News

"Wednesday's shooting jolted many lawmakers, leaving them feeling vulnerable.

June 14, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON — Louisiana lawmakers said Wednesday they were shaken their colleague Steve Scalise had been shot, but they plan to rally as usual to support one of their own.

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