WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Tuesday Group co-chairmen Congressmen Charlie Dent (PA-15), Adam Kinzinger (IL-16), and Bob Dold (IL-10) released the following statement announcing that the group has endorsed Paul Ryan for Speaker of the House:

“We are pleased to announce that the Tuesday Group Caucus endorses Paul Ryan for Speaker.  Paul has long been a thoughtful leader and reformer in Washington, a unifier in the House Republican caucus, and someone who is willing and able to work across the aisle to achieve results for the American people.  The members of Tuesday Group look forward to working with him to govern, to address the many challenges facing our nation and to provide a clear and hopeful vision to the American People.”

The Tuesday Group is a Congressional caucus of 55 center-right House Republicans committed to governing.  The caucus is chaired by: Rep. Charlie Dent represents Pennsylvania's 15th Congressional District and currently serves as the Chairman of the House Ethics Committee and Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies. Rep. Adam Kinzinger represents Illinois’ 16th Congressional District and is a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Rep. Bob Dold represents Illinois 10th Congressional District and sits on the Committee on Ways and Means.

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CONTACT:

Rep Dent: Drew Kent, 202.225.6411

Rep. Kinzinger: Catherine Easley, 202.631.6754

Rep. Dold: Brad Stewart, 202. 225.4835