Campaign for Liberty Strongly Opposes Phony 'Audit the Fed' Effort

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty strongly opposes the GAO audit provision in H.R. 5018 The Federal Reserve Accountability and Transparency Act, legislation that would bring neither accountability nor full transparency to the Federal [...]

C4L Hill Letter: "Raul Labrador is the leader the House GOP needs."

Campaign for Liberty President John Tate penned a letter to House Republicans this morning urging them to support Rep. Raul Labrador (ID-1) for House Majority Leader in the race to replace Eric Cantor. The House Republicans will vote for the [...]

Where Did Your Senators Stand?

Senator Rand Paul has made no secret of his opposition to appointing nominees to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors until Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid holds an up or down, roll call vote on Audit the Fed. On Tuesday, Senator Reid once [...]

Sorry, Chamber of Commerce, Fed Transparency Is More Important

Last week, like a parent admonishing their child, the Chamber of Commerce published a condescending attack on Senator Paul's attempt to force a vote on Audit the Fed in exchange for votes on nominees to the Fed's Board of Governors. While the [...]

Will Senate put "Helicopter" Ben's teacher on the Fed's Board?

In addition to voting on cloture for David Barron, this week the Senate  will vote on cloture for President Obama's nomination of Stanley Fisher as Vice-Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Since Senator Rand Paul has placed a hold on [...]

It is federal government money that comes from the Federal Reserve

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray answered tough questions from lawmakers earlier today about the organization's data collection and office renovation. The office renovation is projected to cost $184 million [...]

Food Prices Skyrocket in May

Consumer prices are up sharply in May as the Federal Reserve continues to pump money into the economy with no end in sight. From USA Today: Consumer prices last month posted their sharpest increase in 15 months as inflation continued a recent [...]

Holding the Line on Audit the Fed

Following up on Norm's blog post noting Tuesday's cloture vote on three nominees (with one being a renomination) to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, here's Senator Rand Paul's press release reiterating his intention to keep opposing Fed [...]

Ron Paul Classic: Audit (then End) the Fed

With Audit the Fed legislation progressing in both the House and the Senate, this seems like a good week to revisit Campaign for Liberty's Chairman Ron Paul's 2009 interview with the Wall Street Journal on why we need to Audit and then End the [...]