Last Week in Congress Wrap Up

Congress is out of session this week for President’s Day recess, so here’s a look at some of the key votes from last week.   The big news was passage of the budget deal to avert a government shutdown. As is common with these deals, [...]

Every Day’s a Gift

“Every day’s a gift” was Congressman Walter Jones’ response when asked how he was doing. It was a reflection of his Christian faith, a faith that informed his politics and his life. Congressman Jones passed away this Sunday on his 76th [...]

This Week in Congress

The most important vote of the week will be the Senate vote on the nomination of William Barr for Attorney General. The vote is expected later this week, so Campaign for Liberty supporters should call their Senators and tell them to oppose [...]

This Week in Congress

But first a report on some recent bills. On January 22, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 676, legislation prohibiting the use of funds to withdraw from NATO by a vote of 356-22.  The bill was in response to President Trump’s recent [...]

Ron Paul Classic: All I Want for Christmas Is a Government Shutdown

Yesterday, the House passed a bill (H.Res. 79) stating the Sense of Congress that “government shutdowns are detrimental to the nation and should be avoided.”  The resolution passed 249-163 with 21 Republicans voting for it. You can see the [...]

Norm Singleton: Will Trump Take on Military Waste?

Campaign for Liberty President Norm Singleton recently penned an Op-ed for The Western Journal urging President Trump to work with Congress to eliminate wasteful defense spending and stop wasting blood and bodies on a fool’s errand to [...]

Rand Paul versus the War Party and William Barr

On February 5, the Senate passed S. 1, the bill providing aid to Israel and Jordan, imposing sanctions on Syria, and allowing states to refuse to do business with participants in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement designed to [...]

This Week in Congress: Hearing Edition

While there may not be that much excitement on the floor, the House of Representatives will hold a number of significant hearings this week. The House Intelligence Committee will hold its first hearing of the year, but you won’t find out much [...]

Remembering the Warsaw Uprising

“It took government to translate Mein Kampf into concentration camps.”                                    -William F. Buckley Last Sunday was International Holocaust Rememberance Day. The date is the date [...]

This Week in Congress

Well the longest shutdown in history is over . . . for now. Last Friday, the Senate and House passed legislation ending the government shutdown until February 15. The Senate passed it by unanimous consent so there is no roll-call vote. Here is [...]