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“You can’t run an election just against Donald Trump. You actually have to be for something.”

By on February 8, 2019 in Featured News, News
“You can’t run an election just against Donald Trump. You actually have to be for something.”

WASHINGTON, DC — Veteran lawmaker & strategist Tom Cole appeared before The Ripon Society to discuss the political challenges facing the new Democratic majority, and why he remains optimistic about GOP prospects next year.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin Headlines Bipartisan Senior Staff Symposium at Mount Vernon

By on February 4, 2019 in Featured News, News
Doris Kearns Goodwin Headlines Bipartisan Senior Staff Symposium at Mount Vernon

WASHINGTON, DC — Over 100 top Republican and Democratic congressional aides gathered at the historic estate of America’s first President to discuss their jobs & the challenges facing our nation in 2019.

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“STATE OF THE ELECTORATE 2019”

By on January 28, 2019 in Featured News, News
“STATE OF THE ELECTORATE 2019”

WASHINGTON, DC – The Ripon Society released the results of its 4th annual survey of the American voter, a study that delved into some of the most pressing challenges facing the country today.

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As Shutdown Reaches Day 28, Ripon Society Holds Bipartisan Discussion with 2 Leaders Who are Trying to Bring It to an End

By on January 18, 2019 in Featured News, News
As Shutdown Reaches Day 28, Ripon Society Holds Bipartisan Discussion with 2 Leaders Who are Trying to Bring It to an End

WASHINGTON, DC — Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania & Democratic Rep. Tom Suozzi of New York discussed their efforts to reopen the government in a discussion hosted by The Ripon Society. 

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“We should be focused on the next 24 months and making sure that we correct the direction that this last election provided.”

By on January 10, 2019 in Featured News, News
“We should be focused on the next 24 months and making sure that we correct the direction that this last election provided.”

WASHINGTON, DC — Joined by 14 New Members of the House, U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer spoke to the Ripon Society about his priorities as the new Chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.

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“To succeed at legislating, one does have to do more than satisfy the most extreme in the crowd.”

By on January 4, 2019 in Featured News, News
“To succeed at legislating, one does have to do more than satisfy the most extreme in the crowd.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden appeared before The Ripon Society to discuss the upcoming agenda of the 116th Congress and the need to resolve the current shutdown debate.

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“BEYOND THE BELTWAY”

By on December 17, 2018 in Featured News, News
“BEYOND THE BELTWAY”

WASHINGTON, DC – With America entering a period of divided government, The Ripon Forum reached out to 12 GOP leaders around the country & asked a simple question: “What would you like to see from Washington in the coming year?”

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“I think every day when we say our prayers, we need to include the border patrol because it is really, really difficult.”

By on December 7, 2018 in Featured News, News
“I think every day when we say our prayers, we need to include the border patrol because it is really, really difficult.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen Shelley Moore Capito discusses her role as the Chairwoman of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, and the effort to strengthen America’s border security this year.

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“We’ve gathered here today to say something that we should say every day – Thank you for all your hard work!”

By on December 4, 2018 in Featured News, News
“We’ve gathered here today to say something that we should say every day – Thank you for all your hard work!”

WASHINGTON, DC – For the seventh straight year, The Ripon Society & Franklin Center honored the “Unsung Heroes of Capitol Hill” — the schedulers and executive assistants in Congress who keep things running on time.

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HERO. SERVANT. STATESMAN.

By on December 1, 2018 in Featured News, News
HERO.  SERVANT.  STATESMAN.

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society mourns the passing of President George H.W. Bush. As the world honors his life & legacy, we thought you might be interested in seeing the interview he gave to The Ripon Forum in 1990…

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