This Week in Congress

The House is not in session this week. The Senate will be in session and will be considering the Fiscal Year 2018 budget. Like the House-passed budget, the Senate provides for the use of “reconciliation" for tax relief. The budget slows for [...]

USA Liberty Act Meet the New Surveillance State

During the debate on the USA Freedom Act, my friend and former colleague, and current Ron Paul Senior Fellow Adam Dick quipped that Congress’s next phony civil liberties bill would be called the USA Liberty Act. Well Adam was a prophet. Last [...]

Ron Paul and Norm Singleton Statement on Trump Administration's Endorsement of Mandatory E-Verify

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul and President Norm Singleton issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration's endorsement of mandatory e-verify: Ron Paul— Mandatory E-Verify requires a national ID tied to a [...]

Will Tax Reform Increase or Limit Liberty?

President Trump and the congressional Republican leadership recently unveiled a tax reform “framework.” The framework has a number of provisions that will lower taxes on middle-class Americans. For example, the framework doubles the standard [...]

Pennsylvania Cannot Afford Gaming Ban

Most politicians do not actually care about increasing Liberty (shocking I know) so when they vote for a pro-Liberty measure they usually have an ulterior motive. Oftentimes it is in response to grassroots pressure. Sometimes politicians will [...]

President Trump Beats War Drums for Iran

President Trump has been notoriously inconsistent in his foreign policy. He campaigned on and won the presidency with promises to repair relations with Russia, pull out of no-win wars like Afghanistan, and end the failed US policy of [...]

This Week in Congress Update

Today the House will consider H.R. 2266, legislation providing emergency disaster relief. The bill appropriates $36.6 billion in emergency funding broken down as follows: $518.7 billion for the Federal Emergency Relief Disaster [...]

This Week in Congress

The Senate is in recess this week. The House is in Tuesday through Friday. While not on the schedule, the House may vote on H.Con.Res. 81, a privileged resolution ordering the President to withdraw US troops from Yemen. The results should come [...]

Norm Singleton on National Security and Congressional Oversight

Campaign for Liberty President Norm Singleton recently spoke at a CATO panel on “National Security Oversight: Congressional Case Studies and Reform Prospects.” See the full speech here.

Beware the ObamaCare Industrial Complex

The welcome death of GrahamCare does not mean that Congress will not address ObamaCare before the end of the year. Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee is working with [...]