proxy voting

House Republicans Prepare Launch of ‘Commitment to America’ Agenda

House Republican leaders on Thursday morning unveiled to GOP members at a conference meeting the party’s new “Commitment to America” agenda, a core group of policies that fit on a pocket card designed to help them and their candidates communicate the GOP’s vision effectively in the midterm elections.

Participants carry an American flag during the 4th of July parade in Santa Monica, Calif. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Decked out in red, white and blue, Californians waved flags and sang patriotic songs at Independence Day parades across the state. Americans (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Republican Tyler Kistner Slams Democrat Rep. Angie Craig for Abusing Proxy Vote Rule

Minnesota’s Second Congressional District Republican candidate Tyler Kistner slammed Democrat Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN) for using the proxy vote rule due to the “ongoing public health emergency” and, the same day, promoting the so-called bipartisan infrastructure package with President Joe Biden in her district. The very next day, she voted in person and then attended an NBA game in Washington, DC.

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16: (L-R) U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT), Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Rep. Angie Craig (D-MN), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), and Rep. Sara Jacobs (D-CA) listen during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol June 16, 2021 in Washington, DC. Speaker Pelosi held …

Vulnerable Pennsylvania Democrat Susan Wild Abuses Proxy Vote — Campaigns in Florida

Vulnerable Pennsylvania Democrat Rep. Susan Wild designated a proxy vote due to the “ongoing public health emergency” on the same day her campaign began paying nearly $1,700 for travel to a 5-star luxury hotel on Miami Beach. Despite bragging about how she is “proud to vote YES” on important legislation benefiting veterans, she did not vote in person.

Rep. Susan Wild, D-Pa., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, to unveil the "Immediate Financial Relief for Federal Employees Act" bill which would give zero interest loans for up to $6,000 to employees impacted by the government shutdown and any future shutdowns. …