Mike Pompeo

Wichita aviation leaders endorse Pompeo

At a luncheon meeting on February 25, Wichita aviation leaders -- dubbed "Wingmen for Pompeo" -- endorsed Mike Pompeo for the Republican Party nomination for the United States House of Representatives from the fourth district of Kansas. In a recorded video appearance, Spirit Aerosystems Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner said that Pompeo is the kind of representative we need in these difficult and turbulent times. He said he's known Pompeo for several years, and found him to be a man of integrity who understands business in general and the aviation business in particular. Bill Boisture Jr., chairman and Chief Executive…
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Mary Ann Glendon to appear in Wichita for Pompeo

Mary Ann Glendon, who was the United States Ambassador to the Holy See and is the Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, will appear in Wichita for two events on behalf of the Mike Pompeo campaign for the Republican party nomination for the United States House of Representatives from the fourth district of Kansas. Last year Glendon turned down an award from Notre Dame University when she learned that President Barack Obama would be receiving an honorary degree at the same time. There will be two events on March 2. One is a private lunch event for…
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Pompeo, Huelskamp given nod by Club For Growth

Kansas Republican congressional hopefuls Mike Pompeo (fourth district) and Tim Huelskamp (first district) have been endorsed by the Club For Growth PAC. Club For Growth is a conservative organization that advocates for a pro-growth tax policy: "The goal of tax policy should be to raise the amount of money needed to fund legitimate functions of government while doing the least amount of damage to the economy and respecting the principle of treating taxpayers equally." It also argues for cutting federal spending, expanding trade freedom, personal retirement accounts to replace social security, and choice in education through expanded charter school and…
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At Kansas Days, the fourth district Congressional campaign is on

At the annual Kansas Days festival in Topeka, the Kansas fourth district Republican candidates all hosted hospitality suites, looking to boost their chances with Kansas Republican voters. On Saturday, the Wall Street Journal ran an online piece titled Kansas GOP Could Be Its Own Worst Enemy, giving a run-down of the current political scene in Kansas. Of particular interest to Kansas fourth district voters, the piece said this: The Democrats' best hope for retaining a seat in the Kansas delegation may be a two-term state legislator named Raj Goyle, who is running in the fourth district encompassing Wichita. On his…
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Another Republican Congressional candidate forum

This Friday, January 22nd, the Sumner County Republican Party sponsors a forum for candidates for the Republican Party nomination for the United States Congress from the fourth district of Kansas. Due to a previous speaking engagement, candidate Wink Hartman will not appear at this event. Doors open at 6:00 pm with the debate starting at 7:00 pm. The location is Belle Plaine High School, 820 North Merchant Street in Belle Plain. Here's a Google map of the location. Google says it's 25 miles and a 33 minute drive from downtown Wichita.
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Big tent Republicans

By James Meier of Lawrence. For all the talk of "Big Tent," it seems Republican Party officials have disregarded the idea that someday the tent would have to lean to the right rather than the left for the party to once again be successful. On January 29th, the Republican National Committee will meet for a Hawaii convention, where members will potentially consider three resolutions that seek to put conservative principles back in place as a foundation for both the candidate and the voter. Based on President Reagan’s belief that someone who agrees with him 80% of the time is his…
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At Pachyderm, Pompeo pleases the audience

Mike Pompeo at Wichita Pachyderm Club Yesterday, Kansas fourth district congressional candidate Mike Pompeo addressed members and guests of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. His conservative message was well-received by the overflow audience. Aaron Jack, Pompeo's campaign manager, introduced Pompeo, pointing out that Pompeo has successfully run companies in two of our largest local industries: aviation and oil and gas. Pompeo also served as trustee of the Flint Hills Center for Public Policy (now the Kansas Policy Institute), helping to formulate public policy in Kansas. As he has before, Pompeo presented the bottom line as to why he's running for Congress:…
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Pompeo to present to Pachyderms

This Friday, the Wichita Pachyderm Club presents Kansas fourth district congressional candidate Mike Pompeo. This is another in a series of addresses by the Republican candidates for this position. All candidates have either already spoken to the Pachyderm Club or will be invited. All are welcome to attend Pachyderm club meetings. The program costs $10, which includes a delicious buffet lunch including salad, soup, two main dishes, and ice tea and coffee. The meeting starts at noon, although it's recommended to arrive ten minutes early to get your lunch before the program starts. The Wichita Petroleum Club is on the…
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Pompeo announcement stresses health care, energy, national security

Today Wichita businessman Mike Pompeo officially announced his candidacy for United States Congress for the fourth district of Kansas. In his introduction, Cessna CEO and Chairman Jack Pelton praised Pompeo as a businessman, as someone who has signed paychecks. In his address, Pompeo said our government has lost its way. Instead of personal responsibility, this government has advocated welfare. Instead of innovation and entrepreneurship, government has advocated bailouts. Saying that he has not run for public office, he thinks that is an "enormous plus in these times." As a businessman, he has seen the effects of regulation and taxes on…
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Wichita businessman Pompeo files for Congress

"Wichita businessman and Republican leader Mike Pompeo has officially filed papers with the Federal Election Commission enabling him to begin raising funds for a campaign to represent the people of Kansas’ Fourth Congressional District." The full news release is below. Pompeo will speak this Friday, April 10, at a meeting of the Wichita Pachyderm Club. The event is open to everyone, and it's a great opportunity to meet candidates and ask them questions. More information about the Pachyderm event is at Pompeo to speak at Pachyderm. Pompeo files congressional campaign Publish at Scribd or explore others: Magazines & Newspape mike…
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