Sam Smith
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Speaker Samuel H. Smith is currently serving his 14th term in the Pennsylvania House as one of its most tenured members. He is currently serving his second term as Speaker. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as a member of House leadership for 10 years. In 2000 his colleagues elected him Majority Whip, and from 2003 to 2010, Sam served as the leader of the Republican Caucus.  In his capacity as Speaker, Sam presides over House sessions, maintains order on the House floor and protects the parliamentary rights of members during voting sessions.  In addition, the Speaker appoints committee chairmen, assigns bills to committees, and signs all passed bills and joint resolutions.   First elected in 1986, Sam has never lost sight of the issues important to rural citizens and he continues to be a strong advocate for this group of hard-working Pennsylvanians.  He was born and raised in Punxsutawney and represents all of Jefferson County and portions of Indiana and Armstrong counties.  Sam is the only House Speaker born and raised...
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Wall Street Journal notes the RSLC’s Future Majority Project

Friday, October 24, 2014
Wall Street Journal To attract more African-American voters, the Republican National Committee has established what it calls black engagement offices in 13 states and has begun making connections with African-Americans in election off-years instead of waiting until a few months before balloting. Of the record 83 African-Americans running for Congress...

GOP Lt. Governors assocation plays in Arkansas

Thursday, October 23, 2014 The Republican State Leadership Committee, an offshoot of the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association, is launching two radio ads and a digital campaign this week in support of Republican Tim Griffin and in opposition to Democrat John Burkhalter. The statewide buy is reportedly a six-figure booking. One ad is a...

RLGA Provides Stark Contrast between Patriot Tim Griffin and Reckless Democratic Opponent

Thursday, October 23, 2014
Washington, D.C. (October 23, 2014) – Today the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association began airing two new radio ads in support of Congressman Tim Griffin, who is running for Lieutenant Governor. The ads highlight Griffin’s tremendous military experience and deep Arkansas roots while painting a stark contrast with opponent John Burkhalter,...

Race for lieutenant governor offers glimpse of future

Thursday, October 23, 2014

State elections lay groundwork for control of Congress

Thursday, October 23, 2014
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