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 […]

February 13th, 2018

CEO Pete Weichlein talks on fostering dialogue, trust, and perceptions of America abroad with Public Interest Podcast

Pete Weichlein, FMC’s CEO, sat down with Jordan Cooper of Public Interest Podcast to talk on FMC’s work facilitating dialogue among legislators and between the public and their elected officials with the goal of fostering trust through respectful, issues-driven debate. Check it out here.

February 9th, 2018

FMC Statement on Bipartisan Congressional Budget Agreement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: February 7, 2018 FMC Statement on Bipartisan Congressional Budget Agreement “America cannot be run three weeks at a time,” say bipartisan leadership of former Members association (Washington, D.C.) – The bipartisan leadership of FMC (The Association of Former Members of Congress) released a statement today, following the passage of a two-year […]

February 7th, 2018

The Congressional Study Group on Korea (CSGK) Roll Out

FMC Launches Fourth Congressional Study Group, Focusing on Korea. Congressional Study Group on Korea will allow Members of Congress, staff, to learn more about critical United States ally. (Washington, D.C.) — FMC (The Association of Former Members of Congress) is proud to announce the launch of its newest Congressional Study Group, focusing on the Republic […]

January 31st, 2018

Introducing The Congressional Study Group on Korea

FMC Launches Fourth Congressional Study Group, Focusing on Korea. Congressional Study Group on Korea will allow Members of Congress, staff, to learn more about critical United States ally.   (Washington, D.C.) — FMC (The Association of Former Members of Congress) is proud to announce the launch of its newest Congressional Study Group, focusing on 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)  

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 […]