Category: Campaign

US Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressman Tom Emmer

The US Chamber of Commerce has again endorsed Congressman Tom Emmer’s reelection to Congress. The Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business federation and represents the interests of over three million businesses and organizations of every size, sector, and region.

“I am honored to receive the endorsement of the Chamber of Commerce,” said Emmer. “Giving businesses the support they need to help Minnesotans get back to work and rebuild our economy remains one of my top priorities. If we are to create a climate which affords Americans the maximum opportunity to succeed, supporting businesses is essential.”

According to Thomas Donohue, CEO of the Chamber of Commerce, “The Chamber endorses pro-business leaders in Congress and vigorously supports policies that advance economic growth, help create jobs, and promote fiscal responsibility. Last year the House passed the USMCA, renewed the charter of the Export-Import Bank, reauthorized Terrorism Risk Insurance, and restored critical resources for highway funding. While just a snapshot of important House activity in 2019, your lifetime percentage on the Chamber’s How They Voted scorecard was the driving factor in achieving this endorsement for 2020.

In challenging times, we are reminded of the importance of having leaders who understand the genius of the American system of government and free enterprise and who are willing to tackle the hard problems that confront our nation. Your continued leadership in Congress will benefit the nation as we combat the coronavirus, work to restore economic growth, and expand opportunities for all Americans.”

Learn more about the Chamber of Commerce of the United States here.

Congressman Emmer is currently serving his third term, is Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and is a member of the House Financial Services Committee.

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Congressman Tom Emmer Files for Reelection to Continue Representing MN-06

Otsego, MN – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer announced his filing to run for a fourth term in Congress, representing Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District. Emmer was endorsed by acclamation during the Sixth Congressional District Republican Convention on May 2, 2020, and also serves as the Chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC).

“It has been an absolute honor and privilege to represent the people of Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District. Although the past few months have been challenging for every Minnesotan, I am confident that we as a nation have what it takes to recover, rebuild, and emerge stronger than ever. I remain dedicated to bringing Minnesota’s values to Washington and look forward to doing everything I can to ensure that each and every one of us are able to enjoy the freedoms and opportunities that make our state and this country one of a kind.”

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Emmer Statement on 2018 Election Victory

Following a decisive victory in his reelection bid to continue serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) released the following statement:

“Thank you to every Minnesotan who participated in our great democracy by casting their vote. I am humbled and honored to have the support of Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District for a third term in Washington.

“I want to thank every staff member and volunteer for their dedication and hard work, putting in thousands of hours for our team and believing in our cause. Guided by our Midwest values, I look forward to building on past successes, seizing new opportunities and taking on new challenges as we continue to build a better future for Minnesota and this nation.”

Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Endorsement

Today, the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee announced candidate endorsements in federal political races.  It is an honor to have the support of nearly 30,000 member families to represent their interest in the future of farmers, their families, and the food they grow and raise in Minnesota.

From the MNFB Release:

Endorsement decisions are based upon candidate interviews and support for Farm Bureau policy. The PAC Committee is comprised of county Farm Bureau members from across the state.

National Right to Life Committee Endorses Emmer

Otsego, MN – Today, Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) announced that he has been endorsed by the National Right To Life Committee (NRLC).

“I am grateful to receive the official endorsement from the National Right to Life Committee,” said Congressman Emmer. “As a father of seven, I am a proud supporter of life. I will continue to support legislation that protects life and to be a voice for the voiceless for as long as I serve in Congress.”

Founded in 1968, National Right to Life is the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots pro-life organization. Recognized as the flagship of the pro-life movement, NRLC works through legislation and education to protect innocent human life from abortion, infanticide, assisted suicide and euthanasia.

“We strongly commend Congressman Emmer for his perfect 100 percent pro-life voting record in the 115th Congress,” stated Karen Cross, political director for the Committee.  “Voters who are concerned with the right to life and with the protection of the most vulnerable members of the human family should vote to return him to Congress.”

In addition to the NRLC endorsement, Emmer has also been endorsed by the Sixth District Republican Party of Minnesota, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association, and the National Federation of Independent Business.