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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NRA Endorses Tim Griffin for Lt. Governor of Arkansas

Monday, September 22, 2014

Bryan on ‘watch list’ in 48th District House race

Sunday, September 21, 2014
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Pete Peterson is best choice for California secretary of state

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Los Angeles Times California's next secretary of state will take over an office that has been stuck in neutral. Key projects that would make it easier to cast a ballot or track political campaign disclosures have been delayed, and there's been little urgency or advocacy from the outgoing incumbent, Debra...

RSLC’s Future Majority Project Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Monday, September 15, 2014
Click here to download the Future Majority Project's "Races to Watch" for this fall.

RSLC Statement on Tennessee's Next Attorney General

Monday, September 15, 2014
Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2014) - On Monday, Tennessee justices named Herbert Slatery as the next Attorney General of Tennessee. Tennessee is the only state in the country where the Attorney General is named by the high court. This announcement came after incumbent Attorney General Bob Cooper refused to take...

‘30 in 30’: Women Candidates to Watch in 2014 – Young Kim

Friday, September 12, 2014
MSNBC Women are at the forefront of many of this year’s critical and most-watched races. From candidates for governorships making waves from red-to-blue states, to game-changing senate seats up for grabs, women are making their voices heard now more than ever. Pivotal issues, including equal pay for women, health care,...
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