You may choose to be a Radical or a Moderate, but you have to be consistent in your position.
Radical Democrats or Republicans always try hard to defend their Party's line and principles in formal as well as informal debates
Moderates, however, can be occasionally swayed by the other side's superior argumentation.
Your goal as a Radical is to persuade as many Moderates from across the aisle as possible.
Your goal as a Moderate is to be seen voting for the best policies in general (and get re-elected next term).
There are two Ranking Members on each Committee - one Democrat and one Republican.
They will be selected from among the Committee Members based on the quality of their Position Papers.
Their role is to defend their Party's principles and policies expertly, but they are also expected to advance broader national interests - bipartisanism is not an empty phrase for them.
Chairs will give them multiple opportunities to preside over the Committees.
Their registration fee will be waived to reward their hard work.
Your role is to observe carefully and interrogate thoroughly.
Your utmost desire is to write the best story, therefore you stay focused on one Committee.
As you crave to kick-start your career in journalism, you wish to win recognitions and awards.
Naturally, you are going to watch the lobbyists, but you should also keep your eye on Committee Members - and especially the consistency and character of their promises.
Select your 'dream' employer from the Media List.
If you are unsure what this role is about, maybe you were not born to be one of them.
To be able to address the Committee publicly, lobbyists need to be recognized by Chairs or presiding Ranking Members.
But Committee Members may yield them their very own speaking time if persuaded of the convenience of doing so.
They do not vote - at least not directly, but they surely have other ways to exert their influence.
Select your 'dream' employer from the Client List.
PMC Roles are designed to ensure everyone gets fully involved in line with their interest and experience. Having the Democrats and Republicans divided into the Radicals and Moderates creates unique dynamics not only during Committee Sessions but also at Lobbying Lunches and Dinners. In addition, it presents the journalist and lobbyists with rife opportunities to prove their qualities.
Please see our Rules for more details.