This year is poised to be another bruising battle for control of the House and Senate. Historically, the president’s party loses seats in midterm elections. Unless something drastic occurs, that is likely to be the case once again.
When I was in high school a good friend turned me on to a quirky radio program called “Swap Shop.”
The premise of the show was people calling in to buy, sell and trade hard-to-find items. A quick Internet search reveals the call-in show still exists on a radio station in Florida.
When we went to print, it wasn’t known whether Congress and the president would take America off the so-called fiscal cliff. To reiterate, the tax rates that every American individual, homeowner and business owner paid were scheduled to expire on Dec. 31, 2012.
so much up for grabs during this election cycle in the United States, mid-May
was the appropriate time for members of the American Supply
Association to descend upon Washington and partake in ASA’s annual Legislative
Over the last few years, ASA has taken great strides in the development of
a very robust advocacy program.
I am proud to say this includes a daily presence on Capitol Hill through our
ASA Director of Government Affairs Dan Hilton. I am
also proud to say that we are most assuredly making an impact and a