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Matt Gorman

Matt Gorman
Rapid Response Director

Matt Gorman is the NRCC Rapid Response Director. Before joining the NRCC, he spent two years with the Romney for President campaign and served as the Deputy Rapid Response Director. He got his start in politics as an intern for Rep. Dave Camp. Matt graduated from Stonehill College with a degree in Political Science and is a native of Torrington, CT.

The big news yesterday was President Obama’s stunning admission that “we don’t have a strategy yet” to defeat ISIS. The statement came during a press conference in the White House Briefing Room yesterday afternoon.     That sentence–perhaps better than any other–encapsulates President Obama’s feckless foreign policy. From “leading from behind” to mocking Mitt Romney’s assertion ...
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Just weeks from a midterm election, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office is reporting that this year’s federal deficit projection has increased. Via The Hill’s Rebecca Shabad: The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Wednesday raised its projection for this year’s federal deficit to $506 billion. The budget office’s last report in April had projected the ...
Rasmussen is out with a new poll showing Republican Tom Foley with a 7 point lead over failed Democrat Governor Dan Malloy. It’s bad news for Dan Malloy, but it’s even worse news for Elizabeth Esty. Remember, Congresswoman Esty barely beat her opponent in 2012 with President Obama’s reelection driving turnout in Connecticut’s most conservative ...
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The Government Accountability Office, a nonpartisan federal agency, has determined the Obama Administration violated the law with this summer’s prisoner swap involving 5 Guantanamo Bay detainees. Via GAO: The Department of Defense (DOD) violated section 8111 of the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 when it transferred five individuals detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the ...