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Afternoon “DISCLOSE” Act Vote (UPDATED)

Around 3pm, the Senate will hold another vote on S. 3369, the so-called "DISCLOSE" Act. (UPDATE – The Senate failed to invoke cloture on the bill, 53-45.) While the Senate could certainly be debating more important issues, such as Audit the Fed, speeding up troop withdraw from Afghanistan, withholding foreign aid from Pakistan until they free Dr. […]


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Senate Vote on DISCLOSE

Thanks to your help today, the First Amendment-shredding "DISCLOSE" Act was defeated by a vote of 51-44! The roll call is below.  (Note: Senator Reid voted "no" so he could reserve the right to bring the legislation back up for another cloture vote, which we hear could even be tomorrow.) Akaka (D-HI), Yea Alexander (R-TN), Nay Ayotte (R-NH), Nay Barrasso (R-WY), Nay Baucus […]


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Liberty NewsWire: July 17, 2012

Gov. Robert F. McDonnell (R) on Monday ceremoniously signed four bills intended to make it harder for government to take property by eminent domain and to ensure that property owners are justly compensated when it does so. But McDonnell does not have the final word. While twice approved by the General Assembly, the proposed constitutional amendment […]


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Oppose “DISCLOSE”!

As we mentioned earlier, the so-called “DISCLOSE” Act has been resurrected – and it’s scheduled for a cloture vote later today in the U.S. Senate! So please contact your senators through the Capitol Hill switchboard by calling (202) 224-3121 right away.   You can also find their direct contact information HERE.   Urge them to […]


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Leveraging Aid to Pakistan

A recent article in The American Spectator by Reid Smith called "Turning off the Taxpayer Pipeline to Pakistan" contrasts the very different views on foreign aid to Pakistan between Sens. Carl Levin & Lindsey Graham on one side, and Senator Rand Paul on the other. Both [Sens. Levin & Graham] grudgingly agree that Pakistan should receive more […]


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