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.

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. Nanc

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, Thursda