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In this edition

By on February 19, 2019
In this edition

by LOU ZICKAR

Shortly after he was elected House GOP Leader, then-Congressman Gerald Ford was asked a simple but straightforward question: “What is the mission of the minority?”

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Straight Talk from El Paso on Border Security & Immigration Reform

By on February 19, 2019
Straight Talk from El Paso on Border Security & Immigration Reform

by DEE MARGO

Mexico is Texas’ largest trading partner, and instituting policy that will detrimentally affect that trade is unacceptable.

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The Rise of Free Lunch Economics & the Growth of Our National Debt

By on February 19, 2019
The Rise of Free Lunch Economics & the Growth of Our National Debt

by MAYA MACGUINEAS

Even if we are successful in implementing a comprehensive plan to grow the economy, it is not going to be enough to grow our way out of our debt problems.

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Ballot Harvesting: Mend It, Don’t End It

By on February 19, 2019
Ballot Harvesting: Mend It, Don’t End It

by DAVID WOLFE

The 64% registered voter turnout was the highest in a mid-term election in the state since 1982. This should be celebrated — as long as it is accomplished legitimately.

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Making the Minority Matter: Advice for the House GOP

By on February 19, 2019
Making the Minority Matter: Advice for the House GOP

by MICHAEL JOHNSON

Pursuing a positive agenda does not mean capitulation; far from it. Opposition is as much a part of governing as is compromise.

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Winning Back the Suburbs

By on February 19, 2019
Winning Back the Suburbs

by SARAH CHAMBERLAIN RESNICK

The ongoing “war” between the White House and the media has created an increasingly toxic political environment that has turned off many suburban and moderate voters.

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Building a More Diverse GOP

By on February 19, 2019
Building a More Diverse GOP

by CAM SAVAGE

There is a crisis in Washington among Republicans that has been ignored over the last few election cycles. Republican women make up just 6% of the House GOP Conference and are just 12% of the total number of women in the House.

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A Final Post-Mortem on the 2018 Mid-Terms

By on February 19, 2019
A Final Post-Mortem on the 2018 Mid-Terms

by TOM DAVIS

Perhaps the least discussed, but probably the most important change, in the 2018 election dynamics was the huge Democratic spending advantage in Congressional races.

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State of the Electorate 2019

By on February 19, 2019
State of the Electorate 2019

by ED GOEAS & BRIAN NIENABER

Despite the challenges of the current political environment, most voters continue to agree with the premise for conservative governance.

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Ripon Profile of Carol Miller

By on February 19, 2019
Ripon Profile of Carol Miller

The freshman Congresswoman from West Virginia discusses why she ran for Congress and how the political service of her father shaped her political career.

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