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 the following confirmed honorees: The Hon. Diana DeGette (D-CO) […]

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 […]

August 18th, 2017

FMC’s Norman Mineta featured in The Washington Post

FMC Board Member and longtime supporter of The Congressional Study Group Japan (CSGJ), Norman Mineta shares the unique story of his long lasting bipartisan friendship with Alan Simpson. Read full article here.

August 16th, 2017

Former Member L.F. Payne on the radio

On August 16, 2017 former Member L.F. Payne was on Sirius XM radio show with host Tim Farley to discuss recent events involving Charlottesville. You can hear the discussion by clicking here. (D-VA, 1988 – 1997)

August 16th, 2017

Former Member Jim Slattery on the radio

On August 16, 2017 former Member Jim Slattery was on Sirius XM radio show with  host Tim Farley to discuss recent events involving Russia. You can hear the discussion by clicking here. (D-KS, 1983 – 1995)

August 15th, 2017

Former Member Don Manzullo on the radio

On August 15, 2017 former Member Don Manzullo was on Sirius XM radio show with  host Tim Farley to discuss recent events involving Korea. You can hear the discussion by clicking here.   Don Manzullo (R-IL, 1993-2013)

July 28th, 2017

Op-Ed By FMC Leadership Featured On The Hill

The Op-Ed written by Cliff Stearns (R-FL), President of FMC, and Martin Frost (D-TX), Vice President of FMC, gets picked up by The Hill. Read full article here. See below for full text.         Congress must listen to John McCain BY FORMER REPS. CLIFF STEARNS (R-FLA.) AND MARTIN FROST (D-TEXAS), OPINION CONTRIBUTORS – 07/28/17 […]

June 14th, 2017

Today’s Tragic Shooting

We – the board of directors, membership, auxiliary and staff – of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress are saddened and shocked by today’s terrible attack on our former colleagues. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims:  Representative Steve Scalise, Zack Barth, Matt Mika, Special Agent David Bailey and Special Agent […]