Main Street Congratulates President Obama

Statement of former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY) and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA)

(Washington, D.C.) – Tonight, President Barack Obama was re-elected President of the United States.  In response, former U.S. Rep. Amory F. Houghton (R-NY) and former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA), issued the following statement:

“We congratulate President Obama on winning re-election tonight.  It has been a long and tough campaign.  Now is the time to come together as a country.

“We are facing serious challenges when it comes to jobs, the economy, debt, taxes, energy and healthcare.  If we are going to find solutions to these challenges then we need to be willing to work together – Democrats and Republicans.

“We hope that President Obama makes it a priority in his second term to put policy above partisanship.”

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