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Thomas M. Davis III

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When the Congressman Gerald E. Connolly came the first year [when we started], he was a supervisor. The second year, he came, he became a Chairman. I remember so well, just in the event, he got a phone call that Tom Davis is quitting before the election, and that he became the only candidate …
"Tom Davis, who drafted the legislation when he was in Congress, he said the clear intent was to get $1.5 billion, so the federal government still is committed to another $150 million, ... That would happen under the terms of the next 10 year plan worth a total of $3 billion proposed by Democratic Rep.

There really is no one I can think of who knows more about the political make-up of the U.S. House of Representatives than former Republican Rep. Tom Davis. Davis represented Virginia's 11th District for 12 years. During that time, he also served as the chairman of the Republican Congressional ...
One congressman blasted the release of a memo - a decision supported by Trump - that alleged abuses at the FBI; another tried to justify it. ... Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-Burlington, on the other hand, said the allegations in the memo "are serious, but must not be used to impugn the good men and women at ...
"The pattern now is to make either side look bad, it's the red shirts and the blue shirts," said former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va. "But it won't affect the day to day." Democrats last month backed a deal to end a three-day partial government shutdown in exchange for a Republican pledge to address the immigration ...
"Washington's not a very pleasant place for anybody," said former Representative Tom Davis, a Virginia Republican who retired in 2008 after 14 years in the House. "The polarization and all the ... Gowdy's announcement came on the heels of two others: Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Pat Meehan said he ...

Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Virginia): "Washington's not a very pleasant place for anybody." ... Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-South Carolina): "There is a time to come and a time to go." David Wasserman, political analyst, Cook Political Report: "Many of them are deciding that it's not worth trying to ride this out.".
Representative Trey Gowdy, a South Carolina Republican who leads the House Oversight Committee, said Wednesday that he will not seek another ... Norton adds that Gowdy's time as chairman was more in line with Republicans like Virginia's Tom Davis, who ran the Oversight Committee from 2003 to ...
Tom Davis (R-Va.), Chris Shays (R-Conn.), and Rep. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.). But when Issa became committe chair, Wright found that he injected a wildly ... Ave when, in 2010, he started working in the Obama White House; a place where his experience with the California congressman was quickly put to use.
A BIRTHDAY: Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.), who's now director of federal government affairs for Deloitte, is Playbook's birthday of the day. "I will be going to dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House with my wife and then watching 'All the money in the World,'" he told Playbook. Here's the full interview.
Congressman Jim Clyburn said he "staunchly opposes" an expansion offshore drilling authorized in an order by President Donald Trump yesterday. Republican Sen. Tom Davis calls it "horrible public policy." U.S. Sen. Tim Scott says that more "buy-in" is needed from local residents before moving ahead ...
Tom Davis told The Associated Press that he worries exploratory efforts including seismic testing could harm marine life, as well as the state's $20 billion ... Rep. Jim Clyburn, South Carolina's only congressional Democrat, said Thursday on twitter that he had always opposed drilling and urged Congress to ...
How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom? "I will be going to dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House with my wife and then watching "All the money in the World." How did you get your start in politics? "I started in politics by giving a speech for Nixon in 1960 at my elementary school. Then I ...
"He's got to hold the House," said former Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., who once led the House GOP's campaign efforts. ... His desire to revamp the code was evident in 1998, when as congressman-elect he complained during a C-SPAN interview that existing laws were inhibiting practices "that make America ...
"He's got the interests of his state and district and sometimes that's not matching up to what the national interests are," said Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-2nd Dist., who was ... Tom Davis, R-Va., elected the same year as Frelinghuysen, "They threatened him before his vote. He understood what the limits were.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with former Republican Congressman Tom Davis from Virginia about the Democratic victories in yesterday's elections. Democrats had a strong ... Here to talk more about last night's results is former Virginia Republican Congressman Tom Davis. Welcome to the program once ...
For now, Democrats want voters to see a very bright line: They forced the liberal rising star Al Franken and civil rights veteran Rep. ... "Do you think if Al Franken had a Republican governor they'd be doing this," asked Tom Davis, a GOP consultant and former Virginia congressman who chaired his party's ...

Based on a quick calculation, about 7.5 percent of Washington's 147-member Legislature is involved in farming, said Tom Davis, director of ... Rep. Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, represents one of the state's most urban districts, but that doesn't stop him from appreciating how important agriculture is to Idaho.
Rep. David A. Trott, Michigan Republican, is leaving after just two terms. ... Thomas M. Davis III, who served two terms as chairman of the House Republican Campaign Committee in the ... Four Texas congressman -- Reps.
"We lost a dozen seats in 2006 that were preventable had incumbents had done their work, and at this point, we may be seeing the same thing in some seats," said former Rep. Tom Davis, who once chaired the National Republican congressional committee. "We don't know what a year from now will look ...
But some lawmakers, including Rep. ... Tom Davis isn't on the special legislative committee but has attended every meeting this year.
Or, as Tom Davis, a former Republican representative from northern Virginia, puts it, the tax bill continues the process of "the Republican Party's ...
Another panelist at the Volcker at 90 Symposium, former U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, interjected and noted that New York had "three primaries last ...
For Republicans, meanwhile, Tuesday's elections represented a major setback -- a "thumping," as former Virginia Rep. Tom Davis put it. It was also the latest in a string of unfortunate events for the GOP majority in Congress. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, a New Jersey Republican representing a swing district, ...
We analyze the results with former Congressman Tom Davis (R-Va), and Laura Vozzella, who covers Virginia politics for the Washington Post.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with former Republican Congressman Tom Davis from Virginia about the Democratic victories in yesterday's ...
Former Virginia Rep. Tom Davis, co-founder of No Labels, is a former chairman of the National .... The current food crisis is a result of the country's "man-made conflict," said U.N representative in South Sudan, David Shearer.
We do not need another political insider with strong ties to our former Statehouse representative who was ousted for corruption in our state government," ... "We need a representative who will work to clean up the corruption in our state government and act with integrity. I would ... Tom Davis, S.C. State Sen.
Bruce Bartlett, a longtime Republican deficit hawk, sees a darker purpose: to force future reductions of federal spending, meaning domestic programs. "It's a choice between passing an unpopular bill and looking incompetent to govern," the always candid former Virginia Rep. Tom Davis told the National ...
State Rep. ... Tom Davis, a Beaufort Republican who fought for years against the gas tax hike, said he does not think legal challenges will derail ...
Folks is being sued by former Cayce Republican state Rep. ... Tom Davis, a Beaufort Republican representing Folks in the case, said he ...
Guests who have not confirmed attendance include: Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas), Rep. Steve Strivers (R-Ohio) and Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.).
Rep. Charlie Dent, a moderate Republican from Pennsylvania's ... Tom Davis. ... even long-shot ones, said Davis, the former congressman.
... will prove more expensive without an incumbent congressman on the ballot. ... so we have some vulnerabilities," said former NRCC Chairman Tom Davis. ... do you target [Ros-Lehtinen's] open seat or do you go after [Rep.] ...
Tom Davis announced Wednesday he will not run for governor next year, ... have announced formally for the governor's race, though state Rep.
Recently elected U.S. Rep. ... as representative on the United Nations' Council of the International ... Tom Davis) and a Democrat (state Rep.
Congressman Jeff Duncan held his Faith and Freedom barbecue last night, an annual event that ... Tom Davis, who may run, was also there.
"I encourage all of y'all to help us with this and figure out what would work," said Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, D-Orangeburg, a long-time advocate ...
A fifth candidate - fiscally conservative State Senator Tom Davis - is expected to announce his candidacy any day now. No Democrats have ...
... don't have to be in a floodplain, or near that, to see real damage," said former congressman and former Fairfax County Chairman Tom Davis.
Tom Davis, a Beaufort attorney who is expected to announce his own decision soon, chatted with county GOP chairs. At times the competing ...
Tom Davis, who has not slated to announce his bid until right after ... to tape a web video for his campaign to challenge Republican U.S. Rep.
Rep. James Smith taking steps to give the 2018 South Carolina governor's race its .... Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, is expected to join the race soon.
"They're nowhere on infrastructure," says former GOP Rep. Tom Davis, who recently dined with Trump Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao ...
You just won't get it," said Republican former Rep. Tom Davis, now director of federal government affairs at Deloitte. "None of them are easy, ...
Tom Davis (R-Va.) ... Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) played a similar role in helping his federal constituents over the national party goals when the ...
... got to get a tax bill through now," Tom Davis, a former congressman ... of Representatives who is running to fill the vacancy left by former Rep.
Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, said he knew "there had been some federal ... SCANA executives over the Bechtel report, according to state Rep.
Another Republican candidate may join the race before then. State Sen. Tom Davis, R-Beaufort, plans to make an announcement the week of ...
The emails also revealed that Rep. ... Tom Davis, a Beaufort Republican who is considering a run for governor, said any immediate calls for ...


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