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Preserve the Filibuster

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia - Campaign for Liberty today called on the Senate to reject Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s calls to weaken the Senate Filibuster to rush approval on presidential nominations: “Senate rules are specifically designed to allow all Senators to make their voices heard,” said Campaign for Liberty President John Tate. “Rather than listen to legitimate […]


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“Congress, Drones, and The Imperial Presidency”

Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk: Last week the US Senate took a break from debating the phony cuts known as “sequestration,” for Senator Rand Paul to hold a 13-hour filibuster to force the Obama administration to state whether it believes the President has the right to kill American citizens with drones on US soil. I […]


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Filibusters: Good for restraining government

By John Watts The fresh faces of the Democrat side in the Senate, and many others on the left in general, are already frustrated with their majority leader, Senator Harry Reid. They are frustrated with Reid’s reticence to ram Senate rules “reform” down the throats of the Republicans. In this case, “reform” meant drastically reducing […]


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“Harry Reid’s Illegal Rule-Breaking”

The latest email from C4L President John Tate: When the Senate reconvenes on January 22, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is expected to launch an all-out war on the Senate filibuster. And he’s willing to flat-out break Senate rules and longstanding traditions to achieve his goal. If the statists in Washington, D.C. get their way, […]


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