Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick marks Labor Day with weekly Republican address

    Local congressman, Mike Fitzpatrick of Philadelphia was chosen to speak on behalf of his party for the Weekly Republican Address.

    In celebration of Labor Day, Fitzpatrick, who represents the 8th District, took the opportunity to criticize the president’s health care law and energy policies, while promoting the Republican jobs plan. You can see that at

    Watch the full address below.

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