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Who wants you to pay more for prescription drugs? Some in Congress

One of the major problems with healthcare policy (as well as policy in general) is that too many representatives support giving government more power to solve government-created problems. For example, Representative Buddy Carter (GA-01). Rep. [...]

Congress Update: Thank You Mike Lee

The House continues its five-week long August recess, while the Senate is taking a one-week break, so this week’s blog will just look at some big events from last week. Perhaps the most significant vote was one that didn’t happen. Reacting [...]

Ron Paul on the Dollar Dilemma

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul recently penned a must-read essay on “The Dollar Dilemma: Where Do We Go From Here,” where he examines how paper money replaced gold and silver, the damage to freedom and prosperity caused via fiat [...]

This Week in Congress

While the House is on a five-week August recess, the Senate is in session most of this month. The main Senate business is nominations. The Senate will also continue working on the “omnibus” appropriations bill that combines funding for the [...]

Ron Paul to Congress: Keep the Internet Tax-Free

Below is Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul’s testimony submitted to the House Committee on the Judiciary’s hearing on “Examining the Wayfair decision’s impact on small businesses and consumers.” Dr. Paul explains why the Supreme [...]

One Bad Policy Leads to Another

It is a truism that the negative effect of government intervention is inevitably more government intervention. Take the minimum wage as an example. Minimum wages are set to attempt to combat low wage jobs, but what really happens is that [...]

Free Trade a Job Killer? Facts Show Otherwise

One of the myths pedaled by opponents of free trade is that it kills American jobs. In truth, free trade creates new economic opportunities and jobs—while government policies restricting the free flow of goods and services across borders kill [...]

President Trump and Congress Should Not Reappoint Mark Pearce

Another nomination fight this year will have a huge impact on the landscape ahead for America's businesses, as current National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Chairman Mark Pearce's term will expire at the end of August. Needless to say, President [...]

CFPB Fireworks in August?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has wisely cut the traditional month-long August recess to one week in retaliation for the Democrat’s “slow-walking” a slate of judicial nominations. This is unnecessarily dragging [...]

This Week in Congress Part Two

Here are some more suspension bills Congress will consider this week: H.R. 3994— Establishes the Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth within the National Telecommunications and Infrastructure Association. The office’s mission is [...]