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Full Biography for Bob McEwen
Bob McEwen for Congress-- Best Choice for Ohio and America
Bob McEwen is Senior Advisor with the nationally recognized law firm of Greenebaum, Doll & McDonald. As such he maintains offices in Cincinnati and Washington, DC. An Ohio native, Bob McEwen reprsesnted Ohio in the United States House of Representatives for six terms.
Prior to his Congressional service, he operated a successful Ohio Real Estate and Development firm as well as serving three terms in the Ohio General Assembly as the Senior Republican on the Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee.
Bob McEwen-- Experienced Leader in the Halls of Congress
Mr. McEwen was elected by his colleagues to the two most coveted positions in the U. S. Congress; the Select Committee on Intelligence which oversees all of our nation's secrets, and the powerful House Committee on Rules which has jurisdiction over all legislation in the Congress. As one of only four Republicans on the thirteen member Rules Committee, Mr. McEwen managed nearly one-third of all legislation on the House floor for the Republican side of the Congressional aisle.
Bob McEwen-- Presidential Advisor
During his congressional service, Mr. McEwen filled a variety of positions. He served as Special Presidential Envoy for both Presidents Reagan and Bush. He also served as a United States representative to the European Parliament from 1985 to 1993. McEwen was a participant in a variety of political and military negotiations.
Rep. McEwen served as Chairman of the Environmental Affairs task force of the United States delegation to the European Parliament.
In 2002, for the third consecutive year, McEwen and two other Members of Congress, hosted a conference of Balkan Prime Ministers for the purpose of facilitating dialogue and reconciliation in that troubled region of the world.
On August 23, 1989, Congressman McEwen and United States Senator Robert Dole participated as United States observers in Warsaw, Poland to the first ever Parliamentary election of a non-Communist leader of a Soviet bloc country. Hours later, the new Prime Minister, in his first official act, received the Congressman and Senator prior to meeting with the Soviet representatives of the regime that had occupied that nation for fifty years. This action was the spark that encouraged the collapse of Soviet dominated governments throughout Eastern Europe culminating in the destruction of the Berlin Wall ten weeks later. Senator Dole and Rep. McEwen met the following day with the President and U.S. National Security team in Kennebunkport, Maine to fashion the United States response and position in support of Warsaw Pact nations seeking to break away from Soviet domination.
Bob McEwen-- Empowering America
Mr. McEwen served as a director of Empower America with his colleagues the Hon. Jack Kemp, former drug czar and Education Secretary William Bennett, and United Nations Ambassador Jeanne Kirkpatrick. Bob McEwen Experienced + International Impact
Representative McEwen served as an official United States observer in Moscow during both the 1991 Soviet Coup attempt and to the Kremlin in January of 1992 when the Soviet Union was dissolved.
McEwen legislation approved by the Congress included the National Strategy Act that realigned the chain of command during times of hostilities, directly from the Theater Commander to the National Command Authority in Washington. Defense Secretary Dick Cheney and General Norman Schwarzkopf have credited this change with playing a major role in the success of Operation Desert Storm.
He was selected by Administration and Congressional leaders to floor manage such critical national security legislation as the B-2 bomber authorization, the nuclear freeze debate, and to give the closing arguments before the vote to authorize military action by the United States in Desert Storm.
Mr. McEwen has often been selected as negotiator to bring resolution to Senate/House conference committee impasses on dozens of pieces of legislation, particularly affecting Public Works, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act and International Relations.
Bob McEwen-- Master Communicator
Mr. McEwen appears frequently on such network programming as CNN's Crossfire, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and Larry King Live. His writings have appeared in numerous national publications.
Bob McEwen-- Family
An outstanding communicator, Mr. McEwen is a leading advocate for pro-family interests and free-market economics. As such, he maintains an active international speaking schedule. Mr. McEwen is married to the former Liz Boebinger, of Canton, Ohio. They have four children. Bob & Liz volunteer as speakers at Family Life Marriage Conferences in the United States and Canada.
Bob McEwen-- Education
University of Miami - Coral Gables, Florida Bachelor of Business Administration
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