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“MEET THE VICTORS”

By on July 27, 2017 in Featured News, News
“MEET THE VICTORS”

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society hosted a discussion with the newest Members of the House — the winners of four special elections that were held in Kansas, Georgia, South Carolina and Montana earlier this year.

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“We should be on the right side of history and on the right side of human rights”

By on July 21, 2017 in Featured News, News
“We should be on the right side of history and on the right side of human rights”

WASHINGTON, DC – In remarks to The Ripon Society, Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce sounded the alarm about the rise of Russian-fueled repression in Europe, which he said must be countered by the U.S.

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“The Problem Solvers Caucus is maybe the last hope for what we can do to break the gridlock here.”

By on July 18, 2017 in Featured News, News
“The Problem Solvers Caucus is maybe the last hope for what we can do to break the gridlock here.”

WASHINGTON, DC – With public trust in government near an all-time low, The Ripon Society held a discussion with Reps. Tom Reed & Josh Gottheimer about the bipartisan effort they are leading to find common ground in Washington.

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“We might have a lot of differences, but when it comes to veterans we do unite.”

By on June 30, 2017 in Featured News, News
“We might have a lot of differences, but when it comes to veterans we do unite.”

WASHINGTON, DC – As America marks another 4th of July, The Ripon Society held a discussion with four members of the Bipartisan Working Group working to bridge the partisan divide to help those who fought for our freedoms.

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A VIEW FROM DUBUQUE: “Even with GOP control of the White House and Congress, they see little accomplished.”

By on June 27, 2017 in Featured News, News
A VIEW FROM DUBUQUE: “Even with GOP control of the White House and Congress, they see little accomplished.”

WASHINGTON, DC — To better assess how Americans view the President & Congress halfway through 2017, The Ripon Forum reached out to leading political observers in counties that supported both Donald Trump and Barack Obama.

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“The greatest threats we face as a nation no longer come across our physical borders. They come across our digital borders.”

By on June 26, 2017 in Featured News, News
“The greatest threats we face as a nation no longer come across our physical borders.  They come across our digital borders.”

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Steve Daines and Representative John Ratcliffe spoke to The Ripon Society on June 22nd about the cyber threats facing America and legislation they are supporting to make our networks more secure.

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“I think the biggest part of this is just showing up.”

By on June 20, 2017 in Featured News, News
“I think the biggest part of this is just showing up.”

WASHINGTON, DC – The Ripon Society held a discussion with Reps. Mike Coffman and Jeff Denham about the importance of reaching out to an increasingly influential part of the nation’s electorate — Hispanic Americans.

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#Prayers #Unity #Strength

By on June 15, 2017 in Featured News, News
#Prayers  #Unity  #Strength

WASHINGTON, DC — The staff of The Ripon Society attended the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game. Our thoughts & prayers go out to the victims of this week’s shooting, and we are grateful for the first responders who keep us safe.

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“Make it bold, make it permanent, and make it now.”

By on June 8, 2017 in Featured News, News
“Make it bold, make it permanent, and make it now.”

WASHINGTON, DC – In a speech to The Ripon Society, Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady laid out his vision for reforming the nation’s tax code and his hope to have a plan signed into law by the end of the year.

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“It’s not about you…it’s about the people around you.”

By on May 26, 2017 in Featured News, News
“It’s not about you…it’s about the people around you.”

WASHINGTON, DC – As America prepares to mark another Memorial Day, The Ripon Society held a breakfast discussion with three Members of Congress who are all too familiar with the service and sacrifice required to keep America secure.

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