Reps. Salmon and Schweikert to GOP Leadership: No More Mr. Nice Guys

Arizona Representative Matt Salmon has an op-ed in The Washington Times pledging to vote against future rules for bills that increase the deficit. Fellow Arizona Representative David Schweikert followed up Representative Salmon's op-ed with a [...]

Brian Doherty talks to Amash, Massie, Yoho, Bentivolio

    In case you missed it, here is Brian Doherty's interview from the March issue of Reason with Representatives Justin Amash, Thomas Massie, Ted Yoho, and Kerry Bentivolio. The interviews focus on the members’ agendas for [...]

America's first entrepreneur -- George Washington

John Berlau, Senior Fellow for Finance and Access to Capital at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, commemorates Washington's birthday by highlighting a little-known facet of Washington's life: his career as an entrepreneur. Among his other [...]

Kerry Bentivolio introduces Ron Paul's Protect Small Business Act

Michigan Representative Kerry Bentivollo (MI-11) has introduced Ron Paul's Protect Small Business Jobs Act (HR 746). This common-sense legislation, first introduced by then-Representative and current Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul in [...]

Rand Paul Introduces National Right to Work Act

In addition to introducing Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill, Senator Rand Paul has introduced the National Right to Work Act (S. 204).  This bill repeals those sections of federal law that authorize unions to require the payment of union dues as a [...]

GOP's snow job

  Last Wednesday, while millions of liberty activists were Standing with Rand in opposition to President Obama's claim of executive power to conduct drone strikes against US citizens on US soil, others in GOP leadership were working to [...]

New Rand Paul bill makes sure Senators (and public) can read the bills before the vote

As most Americans were ringing in 2013, the Senate was voting on tax-and-spend "fiscal cliff" legislation, even though most senators did not even get a chance to read the bill before the vote. Bringing legislation to the floor before most [...]

Is Harry Reid Speaker?

Earlier today, the House of Representatives passed legislation renewing the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). VAWA is a noble-sounding bill (who could oppose stopping violence?) that involves the federal government in areas where it has no [...]

Brian Doherty on what's next for the liberty movement

In case you missed it, Reason senior editor Brian Doherty, author of Ron Paul's R3VOLution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired, had a piece in the New York Times earlier this month on the future of the libertarian movement after Ron [...]

GOP Senate Leader McConnell seeking to get a vote on Audit the Fed

This morning, Republican Senate  Leader Mitch McConnell told Louisville, Kentucky, radio talk-show host Mandy Connell that he was working with fellow Kentucky Senator Rand Paul to find a way around Harry Reid's obstructionism and force the [...]