Political Radar

Future Caucus

September 17th, 2013

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard and U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, two of the youngest members of Congress, are forming a new bipartisan Future Caucus.

The Hawaii Democrat and Illinois Republican, both 32, hope the Future Caucus will channel a national discussion on technology and innovation to encourage economic growth. The Future Caucus will debut Wednesday morning with a panel event in Washington, D.C., with speakers on new media, technology and Internet start-ups.

Gabbard said by telephone from Washington on Tuesday that the caucus could be “a launching point to being able to really create an economy that encourages that kind of innovative thinking.”

4 Responses to “Future Caucus”

  1. Jerem:

    Yeah - the economy is where our legislators should be putting their focus. Stop focusing on wars and start focusing on what we need to do here at home.

  2. Especially Incognito:

    Americans are "exceptional". Like anyone on top of the hill,
    there are others who want to be kick them off.
    If one is "exceptional" they have to defend their title.
    America has no money to put where there mouth is.

    America cannot go on being divided in a War that never ended.
    Civil of any kind.

  3. Eric Ryan:

    Let's actually get the politicians out of the way of the economy. Obama has proven in the past four and a half years that he only knows how to make a recession last longer and generate mostly part time jobs for folks who now have less savings in the bank with greater dependency on government and public debt than ever before. Businesspeople and their employees are the ones who create jobs. All people in government do is take money from others and redirect that money to favored interests. That's not job creation. That's theft with occasional good intentions. Get government and its failed agenda out of the way of the economy.

  4. Especially Incognito:

    If President Obama did not have so many
    "speed bumps" called republicans, we would
    not be worried about closing down our government.

    "that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

    republicans should remember this, since they mention President Abraham Lincoln a lot. Getting rid of government, get rid of the people of America. Same thing.

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