Speaker Johnson and Sarah Hunt

The Rainey Center is a public policy research organization and leadership community of elected officials across the nation cultivating new ideas and new leadership to address America’s most pressing challenges.

We work across political divides, on difficult issues, towards a bright future of opportunity for all Americans.

Congressman Joseph Hayne Rainey of South Carolina
“I can only raise my voice, and I would do it if it were the last time I ever did it, in defense of my rights and in the interests of my oppressed people.”
— Rep. Rainey, 1877