Jordan Will Lead Conservative Caucus for 112th Congress
Today, members of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) elected Congressman Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) to serve as chairman of the caucus for a two-year term beginning in January.
The RSC has been the voice of conservative Republicans in the U.S. House since 1973. With the sweeping results of the November election, the RSC is expected to have a record-high of more than 160 members in January.
“I thank my fellow members for the opportunity to lead and continue the strong RSC tradition. I believe strongly in the principles and values that unite our members and look forward to leading a group that will fight for conservative principles, develop policy and be a forum for common sense solutions and ideas.”
“It is important that the new Congress remembers the message the American people sent on election day,” said Jordan. “People want Congress to stop the out-of-control spending, reverse the expansion of government into people’s personal lives, and put
“These newly-elected Republicans are the cavalry, sent by the American people to