Home » tag "Congress" ( - Page 2)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Campaign Contribution Limits

 
Tag Archives | Congress

Supreme Court Strikes Down Aggregate Campaign Contribution Limits

Today in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court struck down a provision of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, more commonly referred to as McCain-Feingold, saying that limiting the amount of money individuals may contribute in a given election cycle was unconstitutional. Previously under the law, an individual was limited to contributing $123,200 to […]


Read full story

House Ways and Means Committee Votes to Block IRS Targeting of Grassroots Groups

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement after the House Ways and Means Committee approved H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 earlier today. “I am pleased the House Ways and Means Committee today approved legislation blocking the IRS’ proposed, unconstitutional regulations,” said Tate. “These […]


Read full story

Congress reopens government, suspends debt ceiling, fails to address fiscal reality

Late last night Congress congratulated itself for temporarily reopening the government for 90 days and suspending the debt ceiling until February, with exactly zero plans to address the nation’s addiction to spending. The measure overwhelmingly passed both houses (81-18 in the Senate, 285-144 in the House) and President Obama immediately signed it into law. Because […]


Read full story

Campaign for Liberty Opposes Military Intervention in Syria

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Campaign for Liberty released the following statement from C4L President John Tate opposing United States military intervention in the Syrian civil war: “Despite overwhelming opposition from the American people, President Obama and the Congressional leadership of both parties want to involve the United States in yet another war. The Administration has not made […]


Read full story

Statement from C4L President John Tate on President Obama’s Executive Orders

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty released the following statement from C4L President John Tate in response to President Obama issuing twenty-three executive orders concerning gun control:   “President Obama’s willingness to completely usurp Congressional authority at the stroke of a pen and threaten the rights of Americans to keep their medical records out of […]


Read full story