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Ellen Carmichael
Senior Writer

Ellen Carmichael is a Senior Writer for Opportunity Lives and is the president of The Lafayette Company, a political communications firm based in Washington, D.C. She served as the communications director of Herman Cain's presidential campaign, as well as the spokeswoman for two Members of Congress - Rep. Raul Labrador and Rep. Tom Price, M.D. She also served as a senior manager at CRC Public Relations. A proud Louisianan, she graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Mass Communication: Political Communications.

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On Presidents Day, there are predictable refrains from the usual malcontents about the fallibility of our country’s early leaders. Their sins and errors, they’ll …

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U.S. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) last week introduced the bipartisan Taxpayers Right To Know Act (S. 317) in hopes of fostering transparency in government …

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After enduring a smear campaign led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and his not-so-merry band of henchmen, Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-Ga.) …

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2014 that part-time home health care employees maintained the right to opt out of union membership. Prior to …

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This week, Catholics and non-Catholics across the U.S. celebrate National Catholic Schools Week commemorating the tremendous gift the private, parochial institutions are to our …

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There is one thing defining most of the states that are leading the nation in job growth: Republican governors. In fact, 13 of the …

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U.S. Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-Ga.) on Wednesday appeared in his first of two confirmation hearings as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary-designate of Health and …

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On Thursday, Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (R-Ga.) will testify in his first of two Senate confirmation hearings on his appointment by President-elect Donald Trump …

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In a stunning 3-2 vote, a Louisiana appeals court has rejected funding for some of the state’s charter schools, arguing that these institutions were …

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The diminishing Democratic Party in Washington D.C. is stirring. With the unexpected victory of President-elect Donald Trump, liberals are scrambling to figure out just …