By Tag "lame duck"
Last week, the House of Representatives passed legislation extending the "temporary" federal terrorism insurance program. Normally this legislation would sail through the Senate, but retiring Senator Tom Coburn is delaying consideration of the [...]
Yesterday, Dr. Ron Paul commented on reports that the U.S. House Leadership will strip the popular Massie-Lofgren amendment to reform NSA spying programs from the "Omnibus" bill, saying, in part: As disconnected as Congress is from the American [...]
Lame duck is in full swing, and Harry Reid has announced the Senate will force a vote before Thanksgiving on so-called "Cybersecurity" legislation. Just before midnight last night, C4L President John Tate sent out an urgent message to [...]
Campaign for Liberty has joined 29 other groups in sending a coalition letter to U.S. House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging the House to keep the Massie-Lofgren amendment in any final Omnibus spending bill it [...]
I have examined some of the dangers of the planned "lame duck" sessions of Congress here. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) share my concerns. They have written a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, pledging to object to [...]