John Feehery: Speaking Engagements

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  • Whither American Exceptionalism?

    Posted on March 21, 2017

    (Also published on Political Storm) It’s a down moment for American exceptionalism. That seems to be the opinion of the hard right. America can’t be the world’s policeman anymore.  We...

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  • The First Draft of Obamacare Repeal Is a Good Place to Start

    Posted on March 20, 2017

    (This originally appeared in The Hill) It is said that journalism is the first draft of history. In the same vein, legislation that first passes the House is usually the...

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  • “Tell Trump to Shut Up”

    Posted on February 28, 2017

    That was the most common line I heard as I went home to Illinois this weekend for the funeral of my former boss and mentor, Bob Michel. Michel, an Illinois...

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  • Lessons from Leader Michel

    Posted on February 18, 2017

    Bob Michel refused to write a book about his life and times in the United States House of Representatives. His former staff begged, pleaded, and cajoled. But he was steadfast....

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  • Dems should make a deal on immigration

    Posted on February 14, 2017

    (Also published in The Hill) President Trump told Senate Democrats that he was open to the idea of doing comprehensive immigration reform last week at a meeting at the White...

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