Monthly Archives: July 2013

Rep. Reed & GOP’s Messaging Topics

Earlier we had an article about the “Fighting Washington for All Americans” document that the Republican House Party Committee created to guide their members (OUR representatives) through the August “Work At Home” period (August 5-September 8). The Planning Kit detailed … Continue reading

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Reed Lacks Vision on Student Loans

Here’s what our congressman, Rep. Tom Reed, had to say in his recent newsletter to constituents about last week’s Senate passage of a student loan bill: “After pushing the Senate for months to pass a student loan bill, I was … Continue reading

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Is this fair play?

Tom Reed used unflattering images of Nate in last years campaign; we should expect more negative ads with doctored images from Tom this year and next.  I hope Martha Robertson refuses to respond in kind as this sort of political … Continue reading

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The “No Labels” Make Government Work! Legislative Package

“No Labels” has announced their legislative program.  These proposals are said to be non-controversial and bi-partisan.  Let’s see how well they did. The No Labels Make Government Work! Legislative Package The No Budget, No Pay Act, introduced by Sen. Dean Heller … Continue reading

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Republican Lesson Plans For August

“August recess is a great opportunity for us to hold constituent meetings and roundtables, town hall meetings – we’ve held more than 100 now – and have substantive conversations with our constituents. That is the way we have always approached … Continue reading

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Congressional newsletters

If you visit a representative’s web site, you are likely to be invited to sign up for a newsletter.  These can be very informative.  Rep. Reed offers this service, but his content is often sketchy.  Other legislators keep their constituents … Continue reading

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House Republican Disarray Portends Shutdown

The House of Representatives will soon begin its long August recess. House Republican leaders have scheduled just nine legislative days after Congress returns in September, and, according to The Hill, they have given their members no guidance on how they intend … Continue reading

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