Pass the RAISE Act To End The Diversity Visa Lottery

op-ed | Rep. Francis Rooney
FBI agents and New York City Police Department (NYPD) investigate a pickup truck used in an attack on the West Side Highway in lower Manhattan in New York City, U.S., November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Immigration needs to respect our national security and reflect our 21st century economy.

It's Time For Serious United Nations Reform

Opinion | Rep. Francis Rooney
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 01: Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, speaks at the United Nations General Assembly on October 1, 2015 in New York City. Netanyahu spoke at length about the nuclear deal with Iran. World leaders gathered for the 70th session of the annual meeting. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

If the U.N. doesn’t change quickly, we should reconsider the manner of our funding and participation in the organization.

Keep The Government Out Of Home Health Care

Opinion | Rep. Francis Rooney

We need to address the regulatory nightmare Obama created for seniors and the disabled.

A Welcome Realignment Of Cuba Policy

Opinion | Rep. Francis Rooney
A man holds a Cuban flag in front of a picture of Cuba's late President Fidel Castro during a May Day rally in Havana, Cuba, May 1, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Trump’s new policy represents a blow to the regime and a positive step for the Cuban people.

Combating Islamic Terrorism From Every Angle

Opinion | Rep. Francis Rooney
A member loyal to the ISIL waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa

It must be confronted realistically and without reservation.

President Trump's Vatican Visit Highlights The Importance Of Diplomatic Ties

Opinion | Rep. Francis Rooney
U.S. President Donald Trump in Tampa, Florida, U.S., February 6, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria. Pope Francis in Vatican City February 8, 2017. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

The soft power of the Holy See should not be underestimated.

Reforming America's Disastrous Tax System Is Long Overdue

Opinion | Rep. Francis Rooney
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 30: The Internal Revenue Service building is shown August 30, 2006 in Washington DC. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

No country has ever taxed its way to prosperity.

The Department Of Education Must Die -- Unless It Evolves

Opinion | Rep. Francis Rooney
An Indiana university canceled classes on Valentine's Day to host a day of social justice events, and enrolled students who participated in a contest to win a $1,000 scholarship. (Shutterstock)

Funding should be redirected to programs that will increase parental choice, improve learning and stimulate employment.