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Elise Stefanik on Morning Joe: Millennials Are Up for Grabs
New York Representative Elise Stefanik, who at age 30 became the youngest woman ever elected to Congress, appears on Morning Joe on June 23, before chairing a House Republican Study Committee hearing on the challenges and opportunities facing millennials.

This Week's NFRW Poll Question

The U.S. Treasury recently announced that a woman will be featured on the new $10 bill, but critics say the $20 bill should feature a woman instead. Which bill should feature a notable woman?

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Winning the White House
Former Gov. Jeb Bush Is "All In" 
Gov. Jeb Bush with NFRW President Kathy Brugger at the RNC 2015 Spring Meeting in Phoenix, AZ.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush formally joined the race for the GOP presidential nomination last week. Bush declared he is "all in" to "take command of our country's future again, lift our sights again, make opportunity common again, get events in the world moving our way again... and get back on the side of free enterprise and free people."
Trump Makes It Official
Business tycoon Donald Trump made it official on June 16 - he is running for President. "I will make America Great again," he declared promising "if I win, I will bring it [the American Dream] back bigger and better and stronger than ever before."

[not intended as an endorsement, but as an effort to keep NFRW  members informed on major developments in the 2016 presidential race]  
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Political Briefing

June 24, 2015

In This Issue
On Capitol Hill...

House Moves to Protect Ratepayers from EPA Overreach: The House is taking aim at the Obama Administration's Clean Coal Rule with a bill (H.R. 2042, the Ratepayer Protection Act) that would allow for judicial review before requiring compliance. The bill also protects businesses and families from higher electricity rates or decreased reliability as a result of this or similar rules that target existing powerplants. Legal challenges already have been brought against the rule by at least 12 states. Read more here.  

Trade Promotion Authority Advances in the Senate: On Tuesday, the Senate invoked cloture on Trade Promotion Authority (fast-track) legislation by a vote of 60-37. Most Republicans are supporting the measure, which is now expected to pass -- some, notably Sen. Ted Cruz (TX), have expressed concern that there has been too much backroom dealmaking and cronyism involved. Read more here and here.
From the White House...
Number of "Hacked" Government Employees Continues to Climb: The number of federal government employees and retirees whose personal information has been exposed as a result of cyberattacks on OPM and other government websites continues to climb. Fox News is reporting that lawmakers have been informed the number will grow to at least 18 million and could reach as high as 30 million. Read more here.
Elections 2016
Emily's List Targets Two GOP Women
Emily's List is going after Republican woman. The group released its target list of GOP incumbents it seeks to defeat in 2016. Two freshman Congresswomen - Barbara Comstock (VA) and Martha McSally (AZ) - are on the list. Read more here.


Rep. Barbara Comstock (left) and Rep. Martha McSally (right) at NFRW Legislative Day on Capitol Hill.
The Tip of the Spear
RNC Launches Grass-Roots Training Initiative
The RNC has launched the next phase in its grass-roots ground game - the Republican Leadership Institute. The program will recruit talented activists from around the country, who will spend six weeks working alongside GOP field staff, receiving extensive training in:
  • Mastering cutting-edge campaign technology
  • Developing leadership skills
  • Building a volunteer network

Click here to learn more about the RLI or to apply and join the tip of the spear that will win the White House in 2016.

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