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Vote on Patriot Act Today!

  Late yesterday, Campaign for Liberty learned that House leadership attached a provision to the Continuing Resolution (CR) extending the USA Freedom Act (the phony "reform" that replaced Section 215 of the so-called PATRIOT Act) until March 15, 2020. The CR must pass...

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Action Alert!

In just a few hours, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 4863, legislation reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank and renaming it the Export Financing Agency. . .   Congress may be changing its name, but they aren’t changing its function.   The Export...

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Rand Paul Defends Whistleblower

Last Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul objected to a unanimous consent request by Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono (HI) to move a bill expressing the “Sense of the Senate” regarding whistleblowers. Senator Paul did this to seek a vote on his Whistleblower Protection Act (S....

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This Week in Congres

This Week in Congress The U.S. House is in from Tuesday to Thursday. Right now, the only scheduled rules bill is H.R. 4863, which reauthorizes the Export-Import Bank and renames it the United States Export Finance Agency. The bill also makes changes to the Agency,...

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Last Week in Congress

The House is in recess this week. Here is what happened last week. The House passed H.Res. 296, legislation recognizing the Armenian genocide committed by the Turks. The vote was 405-11. Some members voted for it because they felt it was important to call attention to...

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Senate Wrap-Up

Last week, the Senate passed H.R. 3055, Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, by a...

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Ron Paul: Sentence First, Crime Later?

Attorney General William Barr recently sent a memo to law enforcement officials announcing a new federal initiative that would use techniques and tools developed in the war on terror, such as mass surveillance, to identify potential mass shooters. Those so identified...

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The scariest thing in the Swamp

What's the scariest thing in the world to the Big Government statists in BOTH parties in Washington, D.C.? It's the idea of being forced by citizens like you to uphold and defend their Oaths to the Constitution of the United States. This Halloween, I say it's time to...

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This Week in Congress

Senator Rand Paul’s amendment to H.R. 3055 (the omnibus appropriations bills), which cut spending by a mere 2%, failed by a vote of 24-67. With the federal deficit reaching 960 billion dollars, it is outrageous that only 24 senators would vote to cut 2% from federal...

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Senate Vote to Cut Spending Today

Today, at approximately 5:30, the Senate will vote on an amendment to H.R. 3055--the Commerce-Justice-Science, Agriculture-FDA, Military Construction, Veterans’ Affairs, and Transportation  and Housing and Urban Development ”minibus” appropriations bill offered by...

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No speech for you!

In a few hours, the House of Representatives will vote on the so-called SHIELD Act (H.R. 4617) legislation, creating new federal regulations on campaigns and online political advertising -- including issue advocacy ads run by groups like Campaign for Liberty. The...

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This Week in Congress

The House is in Monday through Wednesday. Votes were canceled for Thursday so members may attend a memorial service for Representative Elijah Cummings, who passed away last week. The most significant legislation the House will consider is H.R. 4617, the SHIELD Act....

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