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“My concern is that Congress has forgotten what its job is.”

By on May 24, 2019 in Featured News, News
“My concern is that Congress has forgotten what its job is.”

WASHINGTON, DC – In a stirring speech to The Ripon Society, U.S. Rep. Doug Collins urged his colleagues on Capitol Hill to focus on legislating, saying that is what the American people elected them to do.

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“We can’t just stare a problem in the face and not have a solution.”

By on May 15, 2019 in Featured News, News
“We can’t just stare a problem in the face and not have a solution.”

WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst appeared before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society to discuss the commonsense plan she has co-authored to provide Americans with paid parental leave.

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“We have to do a better job as a party.”

By on May 10, 2019 in Featured News, News
“We have to do a better job as a party.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner spoke to the Ripon Society about the effort she is leading to elect more Republican women to Congress and win back the suburban vote.

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“This is the government’s number one insurance program — and its most effective.”

By on May 3, 2019 in Featured News, News
“This is the government’s number one insurance program — and its most effective.”

WASHINGTON, DC – The Ripon Society & Franklin Center hosted a bipartisan discussion with U.S. Reps. Mike Kelly and John Larson about the importance of strengthening Social Security.

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Ripon Society Holds Luncheon Discussion with White House Legislative Affairs Director Shahira Knight

By on April 24, 2019 in Featured News, News
Ripon Society Holds Luncheon Discussion with White House Legislative Affairs Director Shahira Knight

WASHINGTON, DC — The Ripon Society hosted a luncheon discussion yesterday afternoon with Shahira Knight, who serves as Assistant to the President and Director of Legislative Affairs.

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“We can’t fight for freedom alone.”

By on April 17, 2019 in Featured News, News
“We can’t fight for freedom alone.”

WASHINGTON, DC – In the latest edition of The Ripon Forum, U.S. Rep. Don Bacon and others look at the international institutions and treaties that help keep American interests secure around the world.

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Ripon Society Holds Breakfast Discussion with the GOP Staff Directors of Three Key Committees

By on April 11, 2019 in Featured News, News
Ripon Society Holds Breakfast Discussion with the GOP Staff Directors of Three Key Committees

WASHINGTON, DC – With House Democrats holding their annual retreat to develop their legislative agenda, The Ripon Society held a meeting with three Republican Staff Directors about how the GOP plans to impact that agenda.

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“This can’t be one of those issues where we celebrate our bipartisanship without testing it against real results.”

By on April 4, 2019 in Featured News, News
“This can’t be one of those issues where we celebrate our bipartisanship without testing it against real results.”

WASHINGTON, DC — GOP Senator Dan Sullivan & Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse spoke to The Ripon Society and Franklin Center about the bipartisan effort they are leading to clean the oceans of plastic and other debris.

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“We want substantive, structural change when it comes to how the Chinese deal with us.”

By on March 29, 2019 in Featured News, News
“We want substantive, structural change when it comes to how the Chinese deal with us.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Reps. Rick Larsen and Darin LaHood appeared before The Ripon Society & Franklin Center to discuss their recent trip to China and the U.S.-China trade relationship with crucial negotiations underway.

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“We’re going to continue to put young conservative people on the courts.”

By on March 15, 2019 in Featured News, News
“We’re going to continue to put young conservative people on the courts.”

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) appeared before a breakfast meeting of The Ripon Society to discuss the effort to fill judicial vacancies, and the possibility that Senate rules may have to change.

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