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John-Henry Hill - 08/26/14 02:18 PM EDT
I just finished reading in The Hill the Aug. 9 article “Cruz: Americans have reason for optimism” concerning Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s recent speech in Iowa — clearly in preparation for his upcoming campaign for the presidency in the 2016 elections.I...
From Maj. Gen. Wesley E. Craig, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, the Adjutant General - 08/12/14 12:58 PM EDT
The end of the war in Iraq and the winding down of the war in Afghanistan has many clamoring for a rapid reduction in spending for the Department of Defense. This is not something new; it has happened after every war. The only difference is this...
Matthew L. Myers, president of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - 07/28/14 07:37 PM EDT
Science and experience have demonstrated conclusively that cigarette tax increases are highly effective at reducing smoking, especially among kids. Thus, the conclusions in a Gallup poll The Hill recently wrote about (“High cigarette prices aren’t...
Jeff Crane, president of the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, and Whit Fosburgh, president and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership - 07/14/14 07:13 PM EDT
In Washington, it is a truism that controversy and partisan strife make a better story than good bipartisan policy. Nowhere is this more evident than The Hill’s July 7 piece, “Dems vote against sportsmen’s bill over gun control objections.”In this...
Johannes Kieding - 08/19/14 01:37 PM EDT
Right now, Massachusetts pension funds are invested in fossil fuel industries. This is wrong. We should divest from the fossil fuel industries and invest in other industries that do not contribute to climate change (“Global climate pact won’t keep...
Ahmet Erdengiz, Washington representative for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - 08/05/14 03:41 PM EDT
On July 23 The Hill’s Congress Blog posted a response from the American Hellenic Institute’s Nick Larigakis to my op-ed “Hope for a peace settlement on Cyprus,” (July 21) on the continued hope for peace and reconciliation on Cyprus with harsh and...
Denny Freidenrich - 07/21/14 05:51 PM EDT
When I first heard about the 82 shootings in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend, I thought U.S. forces had been ambushed in Afghanistan. “War is hell,” as Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman so famously put it. How else could you explain so many...
Bill Hampel, president and CEO, Credit Union National Association - 07/07/14 08:03 PM EDT
The recent op-ed by the leader of the American Bankers Association (ABA), former Gov. Frank Keating “Should taxpayers subsidize sports stars’ checking accounts?” June 24), is correct in pointing out that the Federal Credit Union Act passed in 1934,...

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Will Kinzel, managing director, Government Affairs, Delta Air Lines - 06/26/14 03:29 PM EDT
Dr. George Cody, executive director, American Task Force for Lebanon - 06/23/14 04:47 PM EDT
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) - 06/16/14 06:13 PM EDT
Husain Abdulla, director, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain - 06/11/14 07:24 PM EDT
From Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association - 05/21/14 07:28 PM EDT
Jim Innocenzi, founding partner of Sandler-Innocenzi - 05/19/14 05:08 PM EDT
Matthew Glans, senior policy 
analyst at The Heartland Institute - 05/13/14 06:32 PM EDT
Jeff Bradford - 05/05/14 06:55 PM EDT
Bob Dinneen, president and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association - 04/28/14 05:33 PM EDT
Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) - 04/07/14 05:45 PM EDT
Tom Harris - 04/02/14 07:02 PM EDT
Karen Ann DeLuca - 03/31/14 07:05 PM EDT
Ron Bookbinder, general director, Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association’s Washington, D.C., office - 03/26/14 06:59 PM EDT
John Z. Wetmore, Perils for Pedestrians - 03/24/14 04:53 PM EDT
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) - 03/10/14 07:07 PM EDT
From Don Santa, president and CEO of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America - 03/05/14 07:10 PM EST
Dr. Michael Pravica - 03/04/14 06:47 PM EST
Earl Beal - 03/03/14 07:01 PM EST
Bob Dinneen, president and CEO, Renewable Fuels Association - 02/24/14 07:09 PM EST
From Kent Wang, advisory commissioner for the Overseas Chinese Affairs Council of the Republic of China in the United States - 02/18/14 06:06 PM EST
David E. Roszmann, chief operating officer, Chicken of the Sea International - 02/10/14 06:27 PM EST
Jim Posmer, Polk City, Fla - 02/03/14 06:29 PM EST
Sandy Pappas, Minnesota Senate president: - 01/28/14 06:44 PM EST
From Elizabeth R. Beavers, foreign policy assistant, Friends Committee on National Legislation - 01/27/14 06:24 PM EST
Franklin D. López, secretary general for National Affairs, Equality - 01/21/14 05:29 PM EST
José A. Hernández-Mayoral, Popular Democratic Party of Puerto Rico - 01/15/14 07:35 PM EST
Sudhanshu Tripathi - 01/14/14 06:55 PM EST
Jim Posmer - 01/13/14 05:55 PM EST
Larry Penner - 01/07/14 06:42 PM EST
Eric Tamerlani, Friends Committee on 
National Legislation - 12/17/13 06:00 PM EST
Mark Brownstein, Environmental Defense Fund - 12/11/13 06:29 PM EST
Stephanie Kanwit, former general counsel of America’s Health Insurance Plans - 12/09/13 07:06 PM EST
Jason Wallace - 12/02/13 07:24 PM EST
Former Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) - 11/25/13 07:34 PM EST
Andrew Pierson - 11/11/13 06:55 PM EST
Kate Edelen, Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellow, Friends Committee on National Legislation - 11/05/13 05:53 PM EST
Sophia DeGroot - 10/28/13 06:48 PM EDT
Brian J. Donovan, Donovan Law Group, PLLC - 10/22/13 10:27 PM EDT
Denny Freidenrich - 10/21/13 10:35 PM EDT
Steve Karmen - 10/08/13 10:43 PM EDT
Bob Dinneen - 10/07/13 11:48 PM EDT
Larry Penner - 10/02/13 10:07 PM EDT

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