Americans for Responsibility in Washington

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Americans for Responsibility in Washington, known also as ResponsibilityPAC for its website ResponsibilityPAC.org, was a political action campaign and bipartisan political movement based in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, a town located 15 minutes north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] The campaign was abandoned on July 24, 2007, when its founders, Jeff Walz and James Burkee, redirected the website to announce their mutual campaign for U.S. House of Representatives.

Founders[edit]

James Burkee, a history professor, and Jeff Walz, a political science professor, both teach at Concordia University Wisconsin.

James Burkee, an outspoken political conservative and active public speaker in the state of Wisconsin, is a longtime friend of co-founder and counterpart Jeff Walz. Walz is a political liberal or political progressive and an expert on politics and religion, specializing in the complex relationship between clergy and politics.

History[edit]

Walz and Burkee founded the organization after spending several previous election cycles on speaking tours in southeast Wisconsin.[2] After launching a campaign website for a mutual race to the fifth congressional district of Wisconsin, the Americans for Responsibility in Washington project effectively closed when its site was redirected to what is now a campaign website for Burkee and Walz.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Americans for Responsibility in Washington". Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved 2007-01-17. 
  2. ^ Burkee, James (October 2004). "Bush, Kerry, and the Christian Voter" (PDF). The Lutheran Witness. p. 06. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2005-03-02. Retrieved 2007-01-01. 

External links[edit]

  • Jim Burkee and Jeff Walz for Congress [1].
  • Concordia University Wisconsin [2].