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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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Armstrong named in Right Women, Right Now 14 in '14 Races to Watch

Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Main Line Media News

Liz Brown's Senate race identified as one to watch

Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette The Republican State Leadership Committee's "Right Women, Right Now" initiative this week recognized Liz Brown's run for Senate District 15 as one of 14 races to watch in 2014. "I'm honored that the Right Women, Right Now initiative took notice of my campaign in Northeast...

Study: Citizens United elected more Republicans

Thursday, August 28, 2014
The Washington Post The 2010 Supreme Court decision that helped usher in a new era of political spending gave Republicans a measurable advantage on Election Day, according to a new study. The advantage isn’t large, but it is statistically significant: The researchers found the ruling, in Citizens United v. FEC,...

RSLC, Maverick PAC Announce Partnership

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Washington, D.C. (August 28, 2014) – Today the Republican State Leadership Committee and Maverick PAC announced a groundbreaking partnership to identify and elect future leaders of the Republican Party.  Through joint recruitment, tools and trainings, endorsements and support of each other’s events and conferences, this partnership will help build an infrastructure...

GOP group meets in Santa Fe, highlights NM race among those to watch

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
New Mexico Telegram
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