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Virginia State Senate Committee on Privileges & Elections Members

A vote on SB 507, which would ban nominating conventions in Virginia, is expected Tuesday afternoon in the State Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections! Contact information for committee members is available below.  Urge them to vote NO! Name Email Phone Mark Obenshain district26@senate.virginia.gov (804) 698-7526 Janet Howell district32@senate.virginia.gov (804) 698-7532 Stephen Martin district11@senate.virginia.gov (804) […]


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Campaign for Liberty Urges Congress to Reject New IRS Rule

Campaign for Liberty just signed a letter to Congress along with more than 55 other conservative and free market organizations urging Congress to reject a newly proposed IRS rule targeting 501(c)(4) organizations. The core of this rule is captured in the letter: The IRS proposal would restrict the free speech rights of such groups by […]


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Senate Votes to Proceed With Yellen Nomination

Just before noon on Friday, the Senate voted to cut off debate and proceed with the nomination of Janet Yellen to Chair the Federal Reserve by a vote of 59-34. It’s worth noting cloture would not have been invoked if the Senate were operating under existing Senate rules requiring 3/5ths of senators to vote in […]


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Delaware C4L Defeats Local Tax Scheme!

A quick congratulations is in order for our Delaware C4L team, as they successfully beat back three out of four proposals that included tax increases and pay raises for local politicians in the Newark City Council meeting on the evening of Monday, December 9. By his account, Delaware State Coordinator Eric Boye described how C4L’s […]


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Senator Paul Demands Answers

Amid reports the NSA may have spied on the Pope and the Vatican conclave, this afternoon, Senator Paul introduced a resolution in the Senate demanding President Obama provide an explanation. The Senator appeared on Fox News to discuss his resolution with Bill Hemmer shortly after its introduction. Read the resolution here.


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