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This Week’s House Priority : CHIP, DACA, Government Funding, or 5 Year Prison Term for an Abortion ?

Déjà Vu ? Or is it prep time for November’s election ? If you have followed the headlines, you are probably aware that this week, the funding for the government will end January 19th without congressional action. Most likely, you are also aware that funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will run out […]

Dec. 9 Paulsen Correspondence Corner : Accepting the challenge to protect public lands

PREFACE : Erik Paulsen regularly issues a video Correspondence Corner in which he responds to constituent questions. It is a great ploy — Congressman Paulsen determines what question is to be answered … thus, providing him an opportunity to portray himself as effectively responding to issues that he wishes to address as if they are […]

12/9 Paulsen Correspondence Corner : One Year Later, Congress Approves Enhancing Veteran Care Act

< PREFACE : Erik Paulsen regularly issues a video Correspondence Corner in which he responds to constituent questions. It is a great ploy — Congressman Paulsen determines what question is to be answered … thus, providing him an opportunity to portray himself as effectively responding to issues that he wishes to address as if they […]

REVISITING Paulsen Correspondence Corner: The IRS Scandal & Charter Schools Legislation

PREFACE : Erik Paulsen regularly issues a video Correspondence Corner in which he responds to constituent questions. It is a great ploy — Congressman Paulsen determines what question is to be answered … thus, providing him an opportunity to portray himself as effectively responding to issues that he wishes to address as if they are […]

12/02 Paulsen Correspondence Corner : Playing the Stras Dogwhistle and Downplaying Women’s Rights

PREFACE : Erik Paulsen regularly issues a video Correspondence Corner in which he responds to constituent questions. It is a great ploy — Congressman Paulsen determines what question is to be answered … thus, providing him an opportunity to portray himself as effectively responding to issues that he wishes to address as if they are […]