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Congressman Ralph Abraham

Representing the 5th District of Louisiana

Abraham hits ground running

January 28, 2015
In The News

Fifth District Congressman Ralph Abraham says the new Congress has finally gathered the momentum it needs to get to work on legislation that's languished for years.

Congress is moving forward, according to Abraham, with a strong Republican makeup and will take an aggressive approach to pass legislation dealing with a handful of notable issues. There are 247 Republicans serving in the U.S. House of Representatives in the 114th Congress, the largest Republican majority since 1929. Republicans also control the U.S. Senate with 54 seats.

“I'm talking to other more senior members of Congress and even they say there's a change in the wind and you can see it,” said Abraham, a Republican from Alto. “They have this sparkle in their eyes and there's pep in their steps.”
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