Washington should uphold, and not undermine, the values that made this country great.

The violence on America’s border is out of control, and the federal government simply isn’t doing its job. We need the government to secure our borders and enforce of our immigration laws.

The Obama Administration’s energy policy is driving up gas prices and putting American jobs at risk. We need to move forward to help create jobs, lower gas prices, and reduce our dependence on hostile, unstable sources of energy.

Creating a better environment for private-sector job creation starts with stopping our government's job-crushing spending binge and restoring fiscal sanity in Washington.

We can lower health care costs for families and small businesses without destroying jobs, adding to the deficit, or putting Washington politicians between doctors and patients. Repealing ObamaCare is step one in the fight to help address our health care challenges.

One of the biggest threats to the economy right now is uncertainty — uncertainty over taxes, over regulations, over the future. We need to help provide job creators with the certainty they need to invest, grow and hire new workers.

Washington Democrats are willing let Medicare go bankrupt and place seniors at the mercy of ObamaCare rationing boards. We believe that we need to protect and preserve Medicare for current and future retirees.

Defending America and providing our brave men and women with the tools they need to defeat our terrorist enemies is one of the most constitutionally-sanctioned duties of the federal government.