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This week in Congress

Congress is only in session on Monday and Tuesday this week as the Democrats have their retreat. The Senate will vote on the nominations of Besty DeVos for Education Secretary, Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Representative Tom Price for [...]

This Week in Congress: Pay no attention to the spending behind the curtain

The US Senate continues work on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution with a "voterama." This is where Senators offer any amendment to the budget bill. The House is expected to take up and pass the budget on Friday, after the Senate passes [...]

This Week in Congress: Will we REIN in the goverment?

The 115th Congress is sworn in today. Following the swearing in, Congress will immediately begin legislative business. The Senate will began working on the Fiscal Year 2017 budget resolution. This resolution is largely meaningless in terms of [...]

This Week in Congress: Cold War II, Cures for Liberty, and ...

Congress comes back Tuesday this week. The real work will be done off the floor as Congressional leaders continue to work on an end-of-year spending bill. The debate is not just over spending levels and what gifts to special interests to cram [...]

What to expect in the Lame Duck: EximBank

Supporters of Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) failed to attach language changing the bank's quorum requirements, and thus get around Senate Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby's block on appointing new members to the Eximbank board, thus [...]

This week in Congress

The US Senate came into session yesterday to debate and confirm surveillance state supported Robert Pompeo as CIA director. The Senate will likely spend most of the week on nominations. The House is in session Monday through Tuesday due to the [...]

Ron Paul Statement on Audit the Fed

Campaign for Liberty Chairman Ron Paul issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Audit the Fed bill in the Senate by Senator Rand Paul (KY) and in the House by Representatives by Thomas Massie (KY-04): I applaud my son [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Ending IRS Censorship

As Dr. Paul points out in his column this week, we have seen an increase in efforts to use government power to silence groups like Campaign for Liberty that organize opposition to big government. This is not a new phenomenon, as the assaults [...]

Campaign for Liberty Supports Putting Congress on Record in Committees

Much of the most important work of Congress occurs in Committees. It is in Committees where legislation is first drafted, debated, and voted on. Committees usually function under an open amendment process, allowing representatives to offer [...]

This week in Congress

Congress returns for the lame duck this week. While they work behind the scenes on spending bill and other issues, the House will consider normal floor activity. The House will consider two rules bills this week. One, HR 5982, allows Congress [...]