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Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity comes to Indianapolis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2016 KEMP FORUM ON EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY A Partnership of The Center for Education Reform and The Jack Kemp Foundation Convenes at ALEC in Indianapolis July 27, 2016 Indiana Governor Mike Pence to Headline Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity with U.S. Senator Tim Scott   WASHINGTON, DC — On July 27, 2016, The Center for Education Reform and The …

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Watch – Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity

Jimmy Kemp and Jeanne Allen moderated the Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity on May 5th, 2016 at UNC-Chapel Hill in North Carolina. Panel 1 - Featuring Indiana Congressman Luke Messer, North Carolina State Representative Rob Bryan and Wake County Communities in Schools President and Executive Director Travis Mitchell. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2526&v=joCxExpwZ-o Panel 2 …

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Faith at Work: Work without faith is dead

Work Without Faith is Dead By Jimmy Kemp, Washington Times Wednesday, May 11, 2016 “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence,” said the …

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Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity in North Carolina

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2016 KEMP FORUM ON EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY A Partnership of The Center for Education Reform, The Jack Kemp Foundation and Opportunity Lives Convenes at UNC, Chapel Hill May 5, 2016 State and national policymakers, education and business leaders to lead discussion WASHINGTON, D.C. — On May 5, 2016, the Jack Kemp Foundation, The Center for Education …

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The End of GOP Optimism

The End of GOP Optimism By: Rich Lowry, Politico March 16, 2016 Marco Rubio’s speech suspending his campaign after his crushing loss in the Florida primary was a requiem for an entire style of Republican politics. Rubio represented an upbeat, opportunity-oriented vein in the GOP that ran through George W. Bush’s compassionate conservatism back to the late supply-sider Jack Kemp, who …

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Ambassador John Bolton on “The Idea of America,” excerpted from The American Idea Renewed

  THE IDEA OF AMERICA By John Bolton   Internationally, even though America is frequently viewed with admiration, there is often also a tinge of irritation, even among our allies, which shades into outright disdain and hatred among our enemies. The strong emotions evoked even by the idea of America—let alone “the American Idea”—testify to the reality that our experience …

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“The American Idea Renewed” now available on Amazon

As America prepares for an election that will be a defining moment for our future,  we are releasing a new collection of speeches by Jack Kemp, most being published for the first time, that help elucidate what he called “the American idea.” The American Idea Renewed captures some of the best material from Dad’s long public career on the subjects of America’s leadership in the world, …

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Jack Kemp’s Power Lesson for Hillary Clinton

Jack Kemp's Power Lesson for Hillary Clinton He eschewed pragmatism for vision and leadership. Then he went on the offense to change political dynamics. Sometimes, instead of compromising, you just have to go for the big play. By: Bruce Bartlett, The Atlantic Feb 21, 2016 Lately, Hillary Clinton and her supporters have been criticizing Bernie Sanders’s proposals not so much because they are …

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Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the USO

The Jack Kemp Foundation sends its deepest gratitude and a warm hello to all those who wear the uniform of the United States.  Your dedication and sacrifices have been the bedrock of keeping America safe and free, and your service has made the world a more hopeful place. We are proud to participate in the USO’s “campaign to connect” and thank the USO for sending our message of support to …

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Media Coverage of the Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity

The Kemp Forum on Expanding Opportunity received extensive news coverage.  Here are just some of the stories:   The New York Times, Republican Candidates, Minus Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, Play Nice at Poverty Forum "...After a week filled with attack ads and months of caustic debates, six of the Republicans running for president gathered in the same place on Saturday and showed …

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