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131 GOP conservatives, including Clint Eastwood, Ros-Lehtinen and Ana Navarro sign gay marriage brief

These are the 131 Republican conservatives who signed a pro-gay marriage Supreme Court brief in favor of striking California's Proposition 8. Included on the list: Clint Eastwood, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and political consultant Ana Navarro, both of Miami.

(Scroll to the bottom of the list to read the brief)


  • Kenneth B. Mehlman, Chairman, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Tim Adams, Undersecretary of the Treasury for International
    Affairs, 2005-2007
  • Cliff S. Asness, Businessman, Philanthropist, and Author
  • David D. Aufhauser, General Counsel, Department of
    the Treasury, 2001-2003
  • Charles Bass, Member of Congress, 1995-2007 and
  • John B. Bellinger III, Legal Adviser to the Department
    of State, 2005-2009
  • Katie Biber, General Counsel, Romney for President,
    2007-2008 and 2011-2012
  • Mary Bono Mack, Member of Congress, 1998-2013
  • William A. Burck, Deputy Staff Secretary, Special
    Counsel, and Deputy Counsel to the President, 2005-
  • Alex Castellanos, Republican Media Advisor
  • Paul Cellucci, Governor of Massachusetts, 1997-2001,
    and Ambassador to Canada, 2001-2005
  • David C. Chavern, Business Association Executive
  • Mary Cheney, Director of Vice Presidential Operations,
    Bush-Cheney 2004, 2003-2004
  • Thomas J. Christensen, Deputy Assistant Secretary
    of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, 2006-2008
  • Jim Cicconi, Assistant to the President and Deputy to
    the Chief of Staff, 1989-1990
  • James B. Comey, U.S. Deputy Attorney General, 2003-
  • Jeff Cook-McCormac, Senior Advisor, American Unity
  • R. Clarke Cooper, U.S. Alternative Representative,
    United Nations Security Council, 2007-2009
  • Julie Cram, Deputy Assistant to the President and Director
    of the White House Office of Public Liaison,
  • S.E. Cupp, Author and Political Commentator
    Michele Davis, Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
    and Director of Policy Planning, Department of the
    Treasury, 2006-2009
  • Tyler Deaton, Secretary, New Hampshire Young Republicans,
  • Alicia Davis Downs, Associate Political Director,
    White House, 2001-2003
  • Kenneth M. Duberstein, White House Chief of Staff
    and Assistant to the President, 1981-1984 and 1987-
  • Janet Duprey, New York State Assemblywoman,
  • Clint Eastwood, Producer, Director, Actor, and Mayor
    of Carmel, California, 1986-1988
  • Christian J. Edwards, Special Assistant to the President
    and Director of Press Advance, 2005-2007
  • Lew Eisenberg, Finance Chairman, Republican National
    Committee, 2002-2004
  • Mark J. Ellis, State Chairman, Maine Republican Party,
    2005-2006 and 2007-2009
  • Elizabeth Noyer Feld, Public Affairs Specialist, White
    House Office of Management and Budget, 1984-1987
  • Charles Freeman, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative
    for China Affairs, 2002-2005
  • David Frum, Author and Special Assistant to the President,
  • Reed Galen, Director of Scheduling and Advance,
    Bush-Cheney 2004, 2003-2004
  • Richard Galen, Communications Director, Speaker’s
    Political Office, 1996-1997
  • Mark Gerson, Chairman, Gerson Lehrman Group and
    Author of The Neoconservative Vision: From the Cold
    War to the Culture Wars and In the Classroom: Dispatches
    from an Inner-City School that Works
  • Benjamin Ginsberg, National Counsel, Bush-Cheney
    2000 and 2004
  • Josh Ginsberg, National Field Director, Romney for
    President, 2007-2008
  • Juleanna Glover, Press Secretary to the Vice President,
  • John Goodwin, Chief of Staff to Raul Labrador, Member
    of Congress, 2011-2013
  • Adrian Gray, Director of Strategy, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Richard Grenell, Spokesman, U.S. Ambassadors to the
    United Nations, 2001-2008
  • Mark Grisanti, New York State Senator, 2011-
  • Patrick Guerriero, Mayor of Melrose, Massachusetts,
    and Member of Massachusetts House of Representatives,
  • Carlos Gutierrez, Secretary of Commerce, 2005-2009
  • Stephen Hadley, Assistant to the President and National
    Security Advisor, 2005-2009
  • Richard L. Hanna, Member of Congress, 2011-Present
  • Jill Hazelbaker, Communications Director, John
    McCain for President, 2007-2008
  • Israel Hernandez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce
    for International Trade, 2005-2009
  • Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Director, Congressional Budget
    Office, 2003-2005
  • Margaret Hoover, Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of
    Homeland Security, 2005-2006
  • Michael Huffington, Member of Congress, 1993-1995
  • Jon Huntsman, Governor of Utah, 2005-2009, and Ambassador
    to China, 2009-2011
  • David A. Javdan, General Counsel, U.S. Small Business
    Administration, 2002-2006
  • Reuben Jeffery, Undersecretary of State for Economic,
    Energy, and Agricultural Affairs, 2007-2009
  • Greg Jenkins, Deputy Assistant to the President and
    Director of Presidential Advance, 2003-2004
  • Coddy Johnson, National Field Director, Bush-Cheney
    2004, 2003-2004
  • Gary Johnson, Governor of New Mexico, 1995-2003,
    and Libertarian Party Nominee for President, 2012
  • Nancy L. Johnson, Member of Congress, 1983-2007
  • Robert Kabel, Special Assistant to the President for
    Legislative Affairs, 1982-1985
  • Neel Kashkari, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury,
  • Theodore W. Kassinger, Deputy Secretary of Commerce,
  • Jonathan Kislak, Deputy Undersecretary of Agriculture
    for Small Community and Rural Development,
  • David Kochel, Senior Iowa Advisor, Mitt Romney for
    President, 2007-2008 and 2011-2012
  • James Kolbe, Member of Congress, 1985-2007
  • Cyrus Krohn, eCampaign Director, Republican National
    Committee, 2007-2009
  • Jeffrey Kupfer, Chief of Staff and Acting Deputy Secretary,
    Department of Energy, 2006-2009
  • Ed Kutler, Assistant to the Speaker of the House,
  • Kathryn Lehman, Chief of Staff, House Republican
    Conference, 2003-2005
  • Thomas A. Little, Vermont State Representative,
    1992-2002 and Chairman of the Vermont House Judiciary
    Committee, 1999-2002
  • Daniel S. Loeb, Businessman and Philanthropist
    Alex Lundry, Director of Data Science, Romney for
    President, 2012
  • N. Greg Mankiw, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers,
  • Catherine Martin, Deputy Assistant to the President
    and Deputy Communications Director for Policy and
    Planning, 2005-2007
  • Kevin Martin, Chairman, Federal Communications
    Commission, 2005-2009
  • David McCormick, Undersecretary of the Treasury
    for International Affairs, 2007-2009
  • Mark McKinnon, Republican Media Advisor
  • Aaron McLear, Press Secretary to Governor Arnold
    Schwarzenegger, 2007-2011
  • Bruce P. Mehlman, Assistant Secretary of Commerce,
  • Susan Molinari, Member of Congress, 1990-1997
  • Connie Morella, Member of Congress, 1987-2003, and
    U.S. Ambassador to the Organization for Economic Cooperation
    and Development, 2003-2007
  • Michael E. Murphy, Republican Political Consultant
  • Beth Myers, Romney for President Campaign Manager,
    2007-2008 and Senior Advisor, 2011-2012
  • Michael Napolitano, White House Office of Political
    Affairs, 2001-2003
  • Ana Navarro, National Hispanic Co-Chair, John
    McCain for President, 2008
  • Susan Neely, Special Assistant to the President, 2001-
  • Noam Neusner, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Speechwriting, 2002-2005

  • B.J. Nikkel, Colorado State Representative and Majority
    Whip, 2009-2012, and District Director for Marilyn
    Musgrave, Member of Congress, 2002-2006

  • Meghan O’Sullivan, Deputy National Security Advisor
    for Iraq and Afghanistan, 2005-2007
  • Richard Painter, Associate Counsel to the President,
  • Ruth Ann Petroff, Wyoming State Representative,
  • Nancy Pfotenhauer, Regulatory Advisor, Romney for
    President, 2008, and Economist, Presidential Transition
    Team, 1988
  • Gregg Pitts, Director, White House Travel Office,
  • J. Stanley Pottinger, Assistant U.S. Attorney General,
    Civil Rights Division, 1973-1977
  • Michael Powell, Chairman, Federal Communications
    Commission, 2001-2005
  • Larry Pressler, U.S. Senator from South Dakota,
    1979-1997, and Member of Congress, 1975-1979
  • Deborah Pryce, Member of Congress, 1993-2009
  • John Reagan, New Hampshire State Senator, 2012-
  • Luis Reyes, Special Assistant to the President and
    Deputy Assistant to the President, 2006-2009
  • Tom Ridge, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1995-2001, and
    Secretary of Homeland Security, 2003-2005
  • Mark A. Robbins, General Counsel, U.S. Office of Personnel
    Management, 2001-2006
  • Kelley Robertson, Chief of Staff, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Brian Roehrkasse, Director of Public Affairs, Department
    of Justice, 2007-2009
  • Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Member of Congress, 1989-
  • Harvey S. Rosen, Chairman and Member, Council of
    Economic Advisers, 2003-2005
  • Lee Rudofsky, Deputy General Counsel, Romney for
    President, 2012
  • Patrick Ruffini, eCampaign Director, Republican National
    Committee, 2005-2007
  • Corry Schiermeyer, Director for Global Communications,
    National Security Council, 2005-2007
  • Steve Schmidt, Deputy Assistant to the President and
    Counselor to the Vice President, 2004-2006, and Senior
    Advisor, John McCain for President, 2008
  • Adam Schroadter, New Hampshire State Representative,
  • Christopher Shays, Member of Congress, 1987-2009
  • Faryar Shirzad, Deputy Assistant to the President
    and Deputy National Security Advisor for International
    Economic Affairs, 2004-2006
  • Ken Spain, Communications Director, National Republican
    Congressional Committee, 2009-2010
  • Robert Steel, Undersecretary of the Treasury for Domestic
    Finance, 2006-2008
  • Nancy Stiles, New Hampshire State Senator, 2010-
  • David Stockman, Director, Office of Management and
    Budget, 1981-1985
  • Jane Swift, Governor of Massachusetts, 2001-2003
  • Richard Tisei, Massachusetts State Senator 1991-2011,
    and Senate Minority Leader 2007-2011
  • Michael E. Toner, Chairman and Commissioner, Federal
    Election Commission, 2002-2007
  • Frances Fragos Townsend, Homeland Security Advisor
    to the President, 2004-2008
  • Michael Turk, eCampaign Director for Bush-Cheney
    2004, 2003-2004
  • John Ullyot, Communications Director, U.S. Senate
    Armed Services Committee, 2003-2007
  • Sally A. Vastola, Executive Director, National Republican
    Congressional Committee, 2003-2006
  • Jacob P. Wagner, Chairman, New Hampshire Federation
    of College Republicans, 2012-Present
  • Mark Wallace, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations,
    Representative for UN Management and Reform,
  • Nicolle Wallace, Assistant to the President and White
    House Communications Director, 2005-2008
  • William F. Weld, Governor of Massachusetts, 1991-
    1997, and Assistant U.S. Attorney General, Criminal
    Division, 1986-1988
  • Christine Todd Whitman, Governor of New Jersey,
    1994-2001, and Administrator of the EPA, 2001-2003
  • Meg Whitman, Republican Nominee for Governor of
    California, 2010
  • Robert Wickers, Republican Political Consultant
  • Paul Wolfowitz, Deputy Secretary of Defense, 2001-
    2005, and President of the World Bank Group, 2005-
  • Dan Zwonitzer, Wyoming State Representative, 2005-

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While many notables were friends of the court in this petition, Roger Stone's comments concerning his possible run for Florida governor are particularly germain to those of us in this state. I am please to read his opinions in the below listed link and I hope he runs.

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