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Senator Rand Paul places hold on Janet Yellen nomination

 
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Senator Rand Paul places hold on Janet Yellen nomination

Tonight, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) informed Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that he “will object to any unanimous consent agreement or the waiver of any rule with respect to the nomination of Dr. Yellen” unless “Audit the Fed” (S.209) is brought to the floor of the Senate for an up or down vote. With nearly […]


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Libertarians co-opting anti-NSA rally?

On Monday, Salon published an article by Tom Watson which argued that liberals shouldn’t align with libertarians over the fight to roll back NSA surveillance. At issue is the Stop Watching Us rally, of which Campaign for Liberty is a proud coalition sponsor. The rally is bringing together a wide range of groups from all […]


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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 […]


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Campaign for Liberty Slams Latest GOP Sellout

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia – Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement after reports that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have reached a deal to suspend the debt ceiling and temporarily open the government: “This so-called ‘compromise’ continues the old Washington way of thinking that we can close our […]


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Malala Yousafzai confronts President Obama on drone strikes

Last week, Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out in favor of women’s education in Pakistan, met with President Obama at the White House. At the meeting she offered some sharp criticism of The United States’ drone program, something she has experienced firsthand: In a meeting that included […]


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