Paula Steiner is a contributing writer at American Greatness. She served for more than 12 years with the U.S. House of Representatives. Most recently, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director to Rep. Steve King (R-IA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. She also served as Legislative Aide to Former U.S. Representatives Ralph Regula, a past Subcommittee Chairman and Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee. Mrs. Steiner graduated with a B.A. from Ashland University in Political Science and Spanish, and also holds an M.A. in Political Science from Ball State University. She has also taught American Political Thought at Indiana University East. She was a Lincoln Fellow at The Claremont Institute and serves on the Board of Advisors for the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University.