MUST SEE: ALL OF THE LOCAL REPUBLICAN SUPER FRIENDS SUPPORT THE LOSING KANSAS CITY 2016 GOP CONVENTION BID!!!
Right now we have an interesting note touting Kansas City Area GOP support for a Republican convention visiting our Democratic Party-Run cowtown.
Even better . . .
CHECK THE LONG LIST OF KRIS KOBACH AND 18 OF HIS GOP SUPER FRIENDS STANDING UP FOR A GOP PARTY IN KANSAS CITY!!!
The backstory is that the fractured GOP in the Midwest can't get together to support a common cause but this Kansas City memo proves that wrong in their effort that's now running in 3rd place . . .
Support for Kansas City’s RNC 2016 Bid Grows as Endorsements Pour In From
Kansas and Missouri Political Leaders
Eighteen notable Republicans join growing list of political and civic backers
January 29, 2014 (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) – The KC RNC 2016 Task Force announced today that 18 more members of the congressional and statewide delegations in Missouri and Kansas have endorsed Kansas City’s bid to host of the 2016 Republican National Convention. The group includes 10 U.S. representatives, two lieutenant governors and experienced political officials from both sides of the state line.
“We continue to receive the unified support necessary to showcase KC as an ideal location to host the 2016 Republican National Convention due to our position as a dynamic city in the heart of America,” said Troy Stremming, KC RNC 2016 co-chair. “Individually, each one of these endorsements is impressive. Collectively, they represent our community’s dedication to the common goal of bringing the Republican National Convention back to Kansas City.”
Jeff Colyer served as a White House Fellow under Presidents Reagan and H.W. Bush. In 2006, he was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives and then to the Kansas Senate in 2008.
Tim Huelskamp was elected to the Kansas Senate in 1996, becoming the youngest senator elected in 20 years. He was re-elected three times in 2000, 2004 and 2008. Huelskamp was elected to his first term as a U.S. representative in 2010.
Lynn Jenkins has served as a U.S. representative since 2009. She previously served as the treasurer of the state of Kansas from 2002 to 2008. As a certified public accountant, she brings nearly 20 years of experience to the House.
Kevin Yoder began his second term in the U.S House of Representatives in January of 2013. He serves as vice chairman of the Agriculture Subcommittee and sits on the State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee and the Financial Services Subcommittee.
Mike Pompeo is a second-term congressman who graduated first in his class from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Intelligence Committee.
Susan Wagle is a member of the Kansas Senate. She was elected to the Kansas State House of Representatives in 1991. A cancer survivor, she is both the Kansas Senate’s first female president and the first Senate president from Wichita.
Derek Schmidt was elected as 44th attorney general of Kansas, taking office in 2011. Prior to that election, he served 10 years as a Kansas state senator. During his last six years in the Senate, he served as majority leader for the Republican Caucus.
Kris Kobach has been secretary of state for Kansas since 2011. He was previously a professor of constitutional law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He was awarded a year-long White House Fellowship in 2001.
Ron Estes began his career as state treasurer of Kansas in 2011. He was originally elected as Sedgwick County treasurer in 2004, and re-elected in 2008. He has worked in several industries in consulting and management roles.
Sandy Praeger was first elected as Kansas’ 24th commissioner of insurance in 2002 and was re-elected in 2006 and again in 2010. Prior to that, she was elected to the Kansas Senate in 1992, 1996 and 2000.
Sam Graves is a U.S. representative of Missouri serving since 2001. In Congress he serves as chairman of the Small Business Committee as well as the Transportation Committee. His leadership has been recognized by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce among others.
Blaine Luetkemeyer represents the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri. He was a Missouri State representative and served as chairman of the Financial Services Committee from 1999 to 2005. He was also elected to serve as House Republican Caucus chairman.
Jason Smith was elected to the Missouri House in 2005, and in June of 2013 he was elected to represent Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives. He has earned 100 percent ratings from the American Conservative Union and the Chamber of Commerce.
Ann Wagner is the U.S. representative for Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District, serving since 2013. She previously served as the 19th U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg from 2005 to 2009, and was chair of the Missouri Republican Party from 1999 to 2005.
Billy Long has served as the U.S. representative for Missouri’s 7th Congressional District since 2011. He is a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and serves on three critical subcommittees.
Vicky Hartzler has been a representative for Missouri since 2010. In 1994, she was elected as the State representative from Missouri’s 124th District where she served three terms.
Peter Kinder became only the second Missourian in state history to win the lieutenant governor office three times after his win in 2012, and previous wins in 2004 and 2008. Prior to serving as lieutenant governor, Kinder spent 12 years serving in the Missouri Senate.
Tom Schweich is currently serving as state auditor of Missouri. Prior to that, he served as acting assistant secretary of state at the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, leading diplomatic missions to approximately 30 countries.