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Ian Prior

Ian Prior
National Press Secretary

Ian has taken over the role of National Press Secretary after a successful 2014 cycle as the NRCC’s Regional Press Secretary for the Northeast, where he helped Republicans pick up 6 seats and assisted incumbent Republican members, all of which won re-election. Before joining the NRCC, he worked as Campaign Manager for Brendan Doherty for Congress in Rhode Island. Prior to getting involved in politics, Ian was a successful trial attorney in Providence, Rhode Island and Boston Massachusetts.

Gentile
Last night Staten Island Democrats reached way down the junior varsity depth chart and officially picked Bill de Blasio discipline Vincent Gentile to run in the NY-11 special election. And you know who’s happiest about that (other than us here at the NRCC)? Mayor Bill de Blasio and his 26% approval record on Staten Island. ...
Brad Ashford
The National Republican Congressional Committee today announced its top Democrat targets for the 2016 election cycle. Despite yet another disastrous election in 2014, Nancy Pelosi continues to pull her smaller, weaker caucus to the left and the NRCC is committed to making sure that these Democrats are held responsible for their out-of-touch policies. Of course, ...
Thinking-Keystone2
Answer: “It’s the politics, stupid!” The Keystone Pipeline has now passed both the Senate and the House of Representatives with bipartisan majorities and stands ready for President Obama to sign it into law. Unfortunately for the American people, the only thing Obama is readying is his veto pen. Obama is going to veto a project ...
falcon
Today the DCCC released a memo predicting that it would retake the House in 2016 and could in up to 70 seats. Just to review, House Democrats made the same predictions in 2014, 2012 and predicted that they would keep the House in 2010. As crazy as that is, however, check out these other crazy ...
Obamawinksatdinner
By now, everyone knows about how President Obama deceived the American people when he told them that if they liked their health care plan, they could keep it. That statement was universally panned, was ranked by Politifact as the “Lie of the Year,” and ultimately helped Republicans take the Senate and expand their majority in ...
John Boehner, Ben Ray Lujan
Here at the NRCC we’re feeling a little like the debtors at the end of the 1971 musical “Scrooge.” Why, you ask? Because in its first test of the 2016 cycle, the DCCC has shown that it is incompetent as ever – especially in NY-11. Let’s recap: Remember Domenic Recchia, the DCCC’s recruit in 2014? ...