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Quotes by Prominent Members


Diane Black

“When I think of the hard work of my friends at NFRW, I remember that classic quote by British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher: ‘If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.’

“The ladies of the NFRW are known for putting in the time and energy needed to elect conservatives across the ticket, and having a good time doing it. I’m so thankful for the friendships I’ve formed at my local NFRW chapter and how the NFRW has stood with me in my campaigns. If you are considering becoming an NFRW member, I hope you won’t wait another day. They are making a real difference in our political landscape, and it is a joy to be a part of their efforts.”

– Former Congressman Diane Black, TN-06, member of Sumner County Republican Women


Marsha Blackburn

"It’s a great honor to represent and advocate on behalf of hardworking women not only in Tennessee, but across the country as well. My success could not have been possible without the support of women like those at the National Federation of Republican Women. The ladies of NFRW’s commitment to championing women’s success is vital to our efforts and motivating to so many women. NFRW knows the importance of inspiring women and encouraging them to reach for their dreams. It is imperative that we take on this battle together, and I am pleased to play a part in encouraging my fellow Republican women."

– U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn, TN, member of Republican Women of Williamson County

Christi Craddick

“As a statewide elected official in Texas, I know the value Republican women add to our efforts of electing our candidates, developing sound conservative policy as elected officials, and serving our communities, states and nation as officeholders. I am proud to be a member of NFRW; one of the most diverse, professional, hard-working groups of women in our country.”

– Christi Craddick, Texas Railroad Commissioner (2012-2022), member of Austin Republican Women (TX)


Virginia Foxx

“The hardworking and committed individuals of the National Federation of Republican Women are vital to the success of conservative Republican candidates. The organization’s commitment to impact our nation positively while strengthening our Republican Party through recruitment, education and support is commendable. NFRW is the heart and soul of our party, and I have been fortunate to have their support.”

– Congresswoman Virginia Foxx, NC-05, member of Watauga County Republican Women's Club


Beth Harwell

“Since 1938, the National Federation of Republican Women has played a fundamental role in bringing women into the political process. Through the effective efforts of the Federation, women have now moved to the frontlines of the American political arena. As Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, I truly appreciate the support afforded me by all the local Republican women’s clubs and both the state and national federations.”

– Beth Harwell, Former Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives, and member of Nashville Republican Women


Kay Bailey Hutchison

“No organization has been more essential than the NFRW in building and maintaining our majorities in legislatures and statehouses all around the country. I am so proud to have been part of this dynamic, visionary group for so many years. It represents the bright future of the Republican Party.”

– Former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas, member of Northwood Republican Women


Debbie Lesko

"The members of the National Federation of Republican Women are the backbone of the Republican Party! I am proud to be a long-time member and former 1st Vice President of the Arrowhead Republican Women. Our women work hard to elect Republicans who will preserve the freedoms and principles that make this nation great."

– Congresswoman Debbie Lesko, AZ-08, member and former officer of Arrowhead Republican Women, Arizona


Martha McSally

A member of Tucson Republican Women of Arizona, Martha McSally credits Federated clubs with helping her win her congressional seat, explaining that local Arizona clubs were keys to her victory. “I won my first race by just 167 votes,” she says. “These clubs are why I’m in Congress today.” McSally is grateful for the continued support she receives and tremendous, positive experiences she’s had with Federated clubs.

– Former U.S. Senator Martha McSally, Arizona, member of Tucson Republican Women, Arizona


Cathy McMorris Rodgers

“The National Federation of Republican Women is a vitally important organization that I am proud to be a part of. I am grateful to be Eastern Washington’s chief advocate in Congress and to work alongside so many other rockstar Republican Women. All across the country, the ladies of NFRW inspire me every day as they get involved in elections and stand boldly for their beliefs. The NFRW’s commitment to supporting Republican women who serve in office and get involved in this great experiment in self-governance always encourages me as I take our fight from Washington State to Washington D.C.”

– Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, WA-5, member of Ponderosa Republican Women, Washington


Elise Stefanik

“Since 1938, the National Federation of Republican Women has served to connect and to empower women in politics. Now one of the largest women’s political organizations in the Country, the NFRW is building on that history by promoting the growing number of Republican women running for office at the local, state and national levels. Two years ago, I ran for Congress, in part, because we need more women at the table, and because it’s time for more of our voices to be heard at the ballot box. I’m grateful for the NFRW’s support for my campaign for new ideas and real results for the 21st District in New York State, and am proud of the role it will continue to play in empowering and encouraging even more women to participate in our Democracy.”

– Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, NY-21, member of the New York State Federation of Republican Women


Sherri Ybarra

"The Idaho Federation of Republican Women is a highly respected, grassroots organization who donated $5000 to help support my election as Idaho's 25th Superintendent of Public Instruction. IDFRW is a powerful organization. They believe that women deserve a voice in politics as well as on important topics such as education. After all - an educated woman is a very influential woman. I am very proud and honored to have the support of such an engaging and empowering women's organization."

– Former Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra, member of Ada County Republican Women