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What to expect in the Lame Duck? Internet Sales Taxes

The National Internet Sales Tax Moratorium is the type of issue that Congress loves to push off until the lame duck. After all, why vote on an issue that puts grassroots liberty activists against powerful special interests before a controversial [...]

Campaign for Liberty supports ending "occupational licensing"

Campaign for Liberty has joined a coalition letter supporting the Alternatives to Licensing that Lower Obstacles to Work (ALLOW) Act (S. 3158). This legislation, introduced by Senator Mike Lee of Utah, limits the use of "occupational licenses" [...]

This week in Congress: Ex-Im Bank in the CR?

As I mentioned in my prior post on this week in Congress, there is an effort to add language to the Continuing Resolution changing the Export-Import Bank's (Ex-Im Bank) quorum requirement in order to get around Senate Banking Committee Chairman [...]

Campaign for Liberty to Congress: No Lame Duck

While most of America's attention is focused on the upcoming election, Congressional leadership has already begun planning for the post-election "lame duck" session. The House and Senate are currently engaged in negotiations over passing a [...]

Audit the Fed Surpasses 218 Cosponsors

Today, Campaign for Liberty announced that H.R. 24, Ron Paul’s “Audit the Fed” bill, which was reintroduced this Congress by Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), is now cosponsored by a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives for the third [...]

What To Expect in the Lame Duck: More Spending

Congress has left DC to hit the campaign trail. Before leaving, the House and Senate rushed through a Continuing Resolution keeping the government open until December 9. The CR funds most government agencies at existing levels. It also [...]

This week in Congress: Will the Government Shutdown?

Probably not but I can dream... The House and the Senate have returned to work. The major item on the agenda remains the Continuing Resolution keeping the government open until  December 9. If a continuing resolution is not signed into law [...]

This week in Congress

The US Senate is currently working on a "continuing resolution" that would extend government spending until December 9. The resolution is expected to pass the Senate and the House by the end of the week. Assuming the CR passes, the House and [...]

Baptists, Bootleggers, and Balderdash

By Zac Nickerson George Will recently wrote an article for the Washington Post entitled “When Bootleggers and Baptists Converge”. In the article he discusses how the State has become both sides of the Bootleggers and Baptists economic [...]

Audit the Fed Reaches 100!

Ron Paul's Audit the Fed bill, introduced as H.R. 24 in this Congress by Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), has reached 100 cosponsors in less than a month! There's no greater sign of how much progress C4L has made since our founding than the rapid [...]