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Senator Cruz Joins Senator Paul in Calling for Vote on Audit the Fed

 
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Senator Cruz Joins Senator Paul in Calling for Vote on Audit the Fed

Today, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) joined Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) in calling for a vote on Audit the Fed (S.209) before the Senate considers Janet Yellen’s nomination to be the next Chair of the Federal Reserve. From Senator Cruz’s website: I agree with Rand Paul:  before the Senate votes on whether to confirm Janet Yellen, […]


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74 Percent of Americans Want to Audit the Federal Reserve

The latest Rasmussen poll out today shows that 74 percent of the American people want to audit the Federal Reserve. This latest poll is consistent with previous polling showing a vast majority of Americans desire greater Federal Reserve transparency. “With no doubt that the American people support a full audit of the Federal Reserve, the only question […]


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Senator Rand Paul places hold on Janet Yellen nomination

Tonight, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) informed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that he “will object to any unanimous consent agreement or the waiver of any rule with respect to the nomination of Dr. Yellen” unless “Audit the Fed” (S.209) is brought to the floor of the Senate for an up or down vote. With nearly […]


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Libertarians co-opting anti-NSA rally?

On Monday, Salon published an article by Tom Watson which argued that liberals shouldn’t align with libertarians over the fight to roll back NSA surveillance. At issue is the Stop Watching Us rally, of which Campaign for Liberty is a proud coalition sponsor. The rally is bringing together a wide range of groups from all […]


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Congress reopens government, suspends debt ceiling, fails to address fiscal reality

Late last night Congress congratulated itself for temporarily reopening the government for 90 days and suspending the debt ceiling until February, with exactly zero plans to address the nation’s addiction to spending. The measure overwhelmingly passed both houses (81-18 in the Senate, 285-144 in the House) and President Obama immediately signed it into law. Because […]


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