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What They’re Saying… Sensenbrenner: The King of Town Hall Meetings
WASHINGTON, D.C. – After another successful weekend of town hall meetings throughout Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District, Congressman Sensenbrenner continues to be recognized for the frequency in which he holds town hall meetings. In fact, here’s what people are saying about Congressman Sensenbrenner and his ambitious town hall schedule…
Sensenbrenner not afraid of town hall meetings– WISN
“Wisconsin Republican Representative Jim Sensenbrenner has never been afraid of a debate."
“[Sensenbrenner] is undeterred by the tough questions he’s getting these days…”
“Representative Sensenbrenner says that no matter how heated people may get, he will keep being accountable to the voters.”
Wyden, Sensenbrenner lead February town halls– The Hill
“Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) held 16 town hall meetings last month, more than any other member of Congress. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) led the House with 12 events, according to data collected by the independent site Legistorm."
GOP lawmakers lead way in holding town halls – The Hill
“The 10 lawmakers who have held the most in-person town hall meetings over the last two years are all Republicans. Since the beginning of the 114th Congress in 2015, four Republicans – Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (Wis.), Sens. Mike Crapo (Idaho) and Jerry Moran (Kan.) and former Rep. Tim Huelskamp (Kan.) – held more than 100 in-person town hall meetings.”
U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner faces opposition at town hall gathering– Wisconsin State Journal
“Many Republican members of Congress have avoided town hall meetings since Trump’s election but Sensenbrenner has a history of holding town halls – he said he has averaged about 100 every year since taking office.”
Jim Sensenbrenner holds feisty town hall – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
“Some politicians are wary of holding contentious town hall meetings. But not U.S. Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, the dean of the Wisconsin delegation.”
Wisconsin Rep. Sensenbrenner On Not Shying Away From Town Halls – NPR
“So members of Congress have skipped or canceled planned meetings but not Representative Jim Sensenbrenner… He’s responsible for a quarter of all town halls held by the 289 Republicans in Congress this term.”
“Making Sense of Washington: Congressman’s town hall events in Sussex, Lannon get contentious – Northwest NOW
“U.S. Rep James Sensenbrenner (R-Menomonee Falls) is no rookie when it comes to town hall meetings; in fact, he has held more in-person meetings than any member of Congress with more than 525 town hall events since 2013.”
“Since the start of the year alone, he’s already held nearly 40.”
Rep. Sensenbrenner holds well-attended Lake Mills Town Hall – WKOW
“Even as some lawmakers are skipping or canceling town halls, Republican Representative Jim Sensenbrenner spent Saturday afternoon with people in Jefferson County at the Lake Mills City Hall.”
A list of upcoming meetings is available on Congressman Sensenbrenner’s official website.