March 21st, 2018

Save the date | March 21, 2018: Statesmanship Awards Dinner

SAVE THE DATE The 21st Annual Statesmanship Awards Dinner  “Working Together for the Good of the Country” Hosted by the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) Wednesday, March 21, 2018 The Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium Washington, DC 5:45pm – 9:00pm We are pleased to announce our Statesmanship Award Honorees: The Hon. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) The […]

January 19th, 2018

FMC Names Sabine Schleidt as its Chief Operating Officer

FMC IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE SABINE SCHLEIDT AS ITS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER Paul Kincaid Named as FMC Director of Congressional Outreach to Oversee The Congressional Study Groups WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC) is pleased to announce Sabine Schleidt as its new Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Schleidt will be the organization’s first COO, focusing […]

November 20th, 2017

Former Member Mary Bono on CNN

On November 18, 2017 Former Member Rep. Mary Bono was on CNN SOTU with George Stephanopoulos to discuss sexual harassment on Capitol Hill. You can watch the discussion by clicking here. (R-CA, 1998 -2003)  

November 17th, 2017

Vietnam 50 years: Lessons Learned and Lessons Ignored

  FMC in partnership with National Archives Our distinguished panel, a bipartisan group of Former Members of Congress joined experts on the Vietnam War to examine the tumultuous Vietnam era. Many of the issues that shaped our nation in the 1960s and 1970s still play a leading role in our national dialogue: race relations, culture […]

October 3rd, 2017

Op-Ed by Pete Weichlein, CEO of FMC featured on The Hill

The Op-Ed “In Defense of Public Service : Washington is so much more than a Swamp” written by Pete Weichlein, CEO of FMC gets picked up by The Hill. “Public service is at the heart of our nation’s greatness, and when given the opportunity, our elected officials are eager to embrace what unites them: serving […]

October 2nd, 2017

FMC’s “Celebration of Public Lives and Public Service” featured in RollCall

On September 27th, 2017 at 6PM in Statuary Hall, FMC capped off it’s 47th Annual Meeting with a Memorial Service honoring those who passed away in last 18 months. The Ceremony was featured in RollCall. For full article, click here.   Read the text from the RollCall Article below: In Memoriam at the Capitol Lawmakers gather to […]

September 28th, 2017

FMC’s 47th Annual Meeting

FMC’s Annual Meeting took place September 27th from 8am – 8pm. 8am: Report to Congress on House Floor. Read the congressional record here. 9am: Coffee Reception in Speaker’s Dining Room 10:30am: Panel Presentation: The Psychology of Congressional Service Panel Discussions: Political Cooperation: Paul Hanges and Jennifer Wessel (University of Maryland) Political Negotiation Study: Thomas Sander […]

September 14th, 2017

FMC’s Congress to Campus Program featured in The Daily Collegian

Through our Congress to Campus Program, bipartisan pair, Rep. Don Manzullo (R-IL) and Rep. Jim Slattery (D-KS), visited Penn State University to talk with local high school, undergraduate, and graduate students to discuss an array of topics on civics including political rhetoric, the role of congress in foreign policy, and the political landscape. Check out […]

August 30th, 2017

FMC Annual Meeting, September 26th & 27th.

August 23rd, 2017

Former Member Bill Enyart on the radio

On August 23, 2017 former Member Bill Enyart was on Sirius XM radio show with host Tim Farley to discuss the Afghanistan Strategy. You can hear the discussion by clicking here.