Jan. 30 (Bloomberg) — Congressional Republicans answered President Barack Obama's call in his State of the Union address to work together, proposing action on four measures including two he's already threatened to veto.

"In each area, a House-passed bill is already sitting in the Senate so there is no reason for further delay," Republican leaders wrote in a joint letter to Obama today. "We haven't given up on working with you to find areas of common agreement where we can do good things for the American people."

The party proposed that Obama consider bills passed by the House to provide flex time to working parents, divert taxpayer funds currently used for political conventions, provide job training and allow natural gas pipelines. Speaker John Boehner, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy and Republican Conference Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers signed the letter.

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